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Fighting for Water : Resisting Privatization in Europe

Bieler, Andreas
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Zed Books Ltd)
Published: June 17, 2021
ISBN: 9781786995087
288 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£23.99 £20.00

In the wake of the global financial crisis, water services have come under renewed neoliberal assault across Europe. At the same time, the struggle against water privatization has continued to pick up pace; from the re-municipalization of water in Grenoble in 2000, to the United Nations declaration of water as a human right in 2010. In Fighting for Water, Andreas Bieler draws on years of extensive fieldwork to dissect the underlying dynamics of the struggle for public water in Europe.

From the successful referendum against water privatization in Italy, via the European Citizens’ Initiative on ‘Water and Sanitation are a Human Right’, the struggles against water privatization in Greece and water charges in Ireland, Bieler shows why water has been a fruitful arena for resistance against neoliberal restructuring.

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