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Water wars : pollution, profits and privatization

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A world-renowned environmentalist , Shiva examines the `water wars' of the twenty-first century: the aggressive privatisation by the multinationals of communal water rights.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vandana Shiva
ISBN: 074531838X 9780745318387 0745318371 9780745318370
OCLC Number: 48782576
Description: xvi, 156 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Converting abundance to scarcity --
Water rights, the state, the market, the community --
Climate change and the water crisis --
Colonization of rivers, dams and water wars --
World bank, the WTO, and corporate control over water --
Food and water --
Converting scarcity into abundance --
Sacred waters.
Responsibility: Vandana Shiva.

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'The world's most prominent radical scientist' -- Guardian

 
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