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Water democracy, reclaiming public water in Asia

> TNI / Focus on the Global South, December 2007, 65 pages, PDF

"Water Democracy: Reclaiming Public Water in Asia" is a compilation of 19 new essays written by civil society activists, trade unionists and other water practitioners. The essays show that the privatization wave has far from come to a halt in Asia: from India and Indonesia to Japan and South Korea (where public water delivery has been very successful), neoliberal governments promote privatisation as the way forward. At the same time the essay collection also highlights a very different (...) read

date of on-line publication : 18 December 2007

CRISTALIS Irena , SCOTT Catherine

Independent women : the story of women’s activism in East Timor

> Progressio, 2005, £11.95

The story of women’s activism in East Timor with comparative chapters on Cambodia, Mozambique and Namibia. This book tells the story of how East Timorese women activists mobilised against a patriarchal society and claimed their right to participate in their new independent and democratic nation. Drawing on personal research and extensive interviews with women activists in East Timor, the authors explore the history and contribution of the East Timorese women’s movement during and after the (...) read

date of on-line publication : 20 March 2007

Transnational Institute (TNI)

Beyond the market : the future of public services

> Public Services Yearbook, edited by Daniel Chavez, TNI / Public Services Internatinal Research Unit (PSIRU), april 2006 (pdf)

This yearbook is not just a compilation of articles - however important and excellent they may be. It is also a call to arms. Many of its chapters prove that privatisation is not inevitable, that we can and must react to protect, preserve and reclaim our public service inheritance. It is clear that without extensive, universally distributed public services, there is no way the world can realise the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. View the chapters and read online the Public (...) read

date of on-line publication : 12 November 2006

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