Author:Kshithij Urs and Richard Whittell

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Resisting Reform?: Water Profits and Democracy

By: Kshithij Urs and Richard Whittell

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028796

ISBN: 8178298740

Condition: New


A wide range of people and organisations, united by either a belief in market-based economics or a financial stake in the water business or both, are convinced that water should primarily be treated as a commodity to be bought and sold so that all water services can cover their costs. To this end, they advocate private ownership of water supply with the underlying objective of profit generation. Unfortunately, the benefits of such reasoning are skewed, and while it has been put into practice around the world, many people have come out as losers in this bargain. Resisting Reform? Water Profits... View more info