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edited by David A. McDonald, 2016
How do we provide effective public services in a deeply neoliberal world? In the wake of the widespread failure of privatization efforts, societies in the global South are increasingly seeking progres...
Madeleine Bélanger Dumontier, David A. McDonald, Susan Spronk, Catherine Baron and Dieter Wartchow, 2016
This paper demonstrates that much of the benchmarking that takes place in the water sector today focuses on financial and technical performance, making it difficult for water operators to pursue broad...
Susan Spronk, 2012
While the political economy of the energy and water sectors are different, we can build on water justice victories to push for energy democracy and draw lessons on: how to frame our demands for local...
David A. McDonald , 2016
Governments around the world are increasingly turning to the use of stand-alone, state-owned utilities to deliver core services such as water and electricity. This article reviews the history of such...