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Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations (Repost)

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Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations (Repost)

Becky Mansfield, "Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations"
2008 | pages: 184 | ISBN: 1405175508 | PDF | 1,0 mb

Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms people’s relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This groundbreaking collection provides the first systematic analysis of neo-liberal privatization. Rich case studies of privatization in the making reveal both the pivotal role that privatization plays in neoliberalism and new opportunities for challenging neo-liberal hegemony.
- Rich case studies linked to broader questions on neoliberalism

- Illustrates the importance of property relation and the complexities existing in the meaning and practice of property

- Extends current geographical scholarship on neoliberalism –including neoliberalism and nature

- Each essay touches on the disciplinary, regulatory dimensions of privatization

- Highlights the importance of privatization, both broadly and specifically

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