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Water wars : privatization, pollution and profit

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView 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: 231955339
Description: XVI, 156 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: IntroductionPart 1: Theoretical Underpinnings of the Global Water Crisis1. Water Rights: The State, the Market, the Community2. Water Cycles vs. Markets Cycles: When Ecology Clashes with Commerce3. The World on the EdgePart II: Privatization: The Culture of Scarcity and Water Conflicts4. Intensive Irrigation, Large Dams and Water Conflicts5. Mining and Water Conflicts6. Aquaculture and Water ShortagePart III: Sustainable Use7. Converting Scarcity into Abundance8. Culture and the Value of Nature: The Sea as ParadigmPart IV: Resistance9. Our Vanishing Waters
Responsibility: by Vandana Shiva.

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