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edited by Satoko Kishimoto et Olivier Petitjean, 2017
Reclaiming Public Services is vital reading for anyone interested in the future of local, democratic services like energy, water and health care. This is an in-depth world tour of new initiatives in p...
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...