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Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Stemming the Tide explores how the human right to water and sanitation is fulfilled in different contexts, whether neolibe.

 
By Madeline Baer
Last Updated: Thursday 02 November 2017

This book explores how the human right to water and sanitation is fulfilled in different contexts, whether neoliberal policies like privatization pose a threat to the right to water, and whether rights fulfillment leads to meaningful social change. Using two case studies ? Chile, the most extreme case of water privatization in the developing world, and Bolivia, the birthplace of the global movement for the human right to water ? this book uncovers the conditions under which the right to water and sanitation can be fulfilled, as well as the obstacles to fulfilment.

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