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Privarization : property and the remaking of nature-society relations

Author: Becky Mansfield
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2008.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms people's relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This book examines this topic.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Becky Mansfield
ISBN: 9781405175500 1405175508
OCLC Number: 813175242
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 178 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Becky Mansfield. 1. The Fictions of Autonomous Invention: Accumulation by Dispossession, Commodification and Life Patents in Canada (Scott Prudham). 2. The 'Commons' Versus the 'Commodity': Alter-globalization, Anti-privatization and the Human Right to Water in the Global South (Karen Bakker). 3. The Polanyian Way? Voluntary Food Labels as Neoliberal Governance (Julie Guthman). 4. Property, Markets, and Dispossession: The Western Alaska Community Development Quota as Neoliberalism, Social Justice, Both, and Neither (Becky Mansfield). 5. Discovering Price in All the Wrong Places: The Work of Commodity Definition and Price under Neoliberal Environmental Policy (Morgan Robertson). 6. The Difference that Class Makes: Neoliberalization and Non-Capitalism in the Fishing Industry of New England (Kevin St Martin). 7. Land Reform in the Time of Neoliberalism: A Many-Splendored Thing (Wendy Wolford). Index.
Series Title: Antipode book series.
Responsibility: edited by Becky Mansfield.

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