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Privatization : Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations.

Author: Becky Mansfield
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms peoples relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This groundbreaking collection provides the first systematic analysis of neo-liberal privatization. Rich case studies of privatization in the making reveal both the pivotal role that privatization plays in neoliberalism and new opportunities for challenging neo-liberal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Becky Mansfield
ISBN: 9781444306767 1444306766 1282116126 9781282116122
OCLC Number: 476273159
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations; 1 The Fictions of Autonomous Invention: Accumulation by Dispossession, Commodification and Life Patents in Canada; 2 The ""Commons"" Versus the ""Commodity"": Alter-globalization, Anti-privatization and the Human Right to Water in the Global South; 3 The Polanyian Way? Voluntary Food Labels as Neoliberal Governance; 4 Property, Markets, and Dispossession: The Western Alaska Community Development Quota as Neoliberalism, Social Justice, Both, and Neither. 5 Discovering Price in All the Wrong Places: The Work of Commodity Definition and Price under Neoliberal Environmental Policy6 The Difference that Class Makes: Neoliberalization and Non-Capitalism in the Fishing Industry of New England; 7 Land Reform in the Time of Neoliberalism: A Many-Splendored Thing; Index.
Series Title: Antipode book series.

Abstract:

Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms peoples relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This groundbreaking collection provides the first systematic analysis of neo-liberal privatization. Rich case studies of privatization in the making reveal both the pivotal role that privatization plays in neoliberalism and new opportunities for challenging neo-liberal hegemony.:.; Rich case studies linked to broader questions on neoliberalism.; Illustrates the importance of property relation and the complexities existing in the meaning and pract.

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