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Public Resistance to Privatisation in Water and Energy

Author(s): David Hall, Emanuele Lobina, Robin de la Motte

In: Development in Practice, Vol 15, No 3-4 (June), 2005

Examines role of different types of opposition in ‘delaying, cancelling or reversing the privatization of water and energy’, including success in Nkondobe (South Africa), Paraguay where parliament voted in 2002 to suspend indefinitely privatization of state-owned water and Poznan in Poland in 2002, and failure of campaigns in UK, Chile and Philippines.