Contested water : the struggle against water privatization in the United States and Canada /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Robinson, Joanna L., 1971-
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
Series:Urban and industrial environments.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Anti-water privatization movements in the age of globalization
  • From commons to commodity : water governance, neoliberalism, and the privatization of municipal water systems
  • Globalization and local social movements : understanding the dynamics
  • The meaning of water : "the commons" as a socially constructed discourse
  • Constructing the problem : framing strategies
  • The political process : seizing local and global opportunities
  • Mobilizing cross-movement coalitions
  • Conclusion: Local social movements in an age of globalization.