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  1. Alternatives to Privatization

    Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South

    Edited by David A. McDonald, Greg Ruiters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    There is a vast literature for and against privatizing public services. Those who are against privatization are often confronted with the objection that they present no alternative. This book takes up that challenge by establishing theoretical models for what does (and does not) constitute an...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

    By David A. McDonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The literature on ‘world cities’ has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town’s standing in this network of urban...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Age of Commodity

    Water Privatization in Southern Africa

    By Greg Ruiters

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    As globalization and market liberalization march forward unabated the global commons continue to be commodified and privatized at a rapid pace. In this global process, the ownership, sale and supply of water is increasingly a flashpoint for debates and conflict over privatization, and nowhere is...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

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