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The price of thirst : global water inequality and the coming chaos

Author: Karen Lynnea Piper
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, ©2014.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Lynnea Piper
ISBN: 9780816695423 0816695423
OCLC Number: 908605857
Description: xii, 289 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction: The Colonial Origins of Global Water Inequality Part I. Wheeling and Dealing Water in the Americas1. Water Hoarding in a California Drought2. Privatization in a Police StatePart II. Postcolonial Water Insurgencies3. South Africa's Water Apartheid4. Mother Ganga Is Not for SalePart III. Water Wars in the Middle East5. A Revolution of the Thirsty in Egypt6. Targeting Iraq's WaterConclusion: Imagining a Water-Secure WorldNotesRecommended ReadingIndex
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