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David A. McDonald and L. Smith. 2004. Privatising Cape Town: From apartheid to neoliberalism in the mother city. Urban Studies, 41(8): 1461-1484.

Greg Ruiters. 2004. Hard to swallow, recent developments in municipal services and conditions of access. Alternatives, 2(8).

Greg Ruiters. 2004. Water privatization in South Africa. ESR Review, 4(4).

Greg Ruiters. 2004. Local government confronts the new ungovernability. Debate (9 August): 13-17.

Melanie Samson. 2004. SA's vulnerable out on the streets. SA Labour Bulletin, 28(1): 1-2.

Greg Ruiters. 2003. Water privatization and the struggle for basic services in South Africa. Afriche e oriente 3-4.

David A. McDonald. 2002. No money no service: South African's poorest citizens lose out under attempts to recover service costs for water and power. Alternatives, 28(2): 16-20.

Alexander J. Loftus and David A. McDonald. 2001. Of liquid dreams: A political ecology of water privatization in Buenos Aires. Environment and Urbanization, 13(2).

John Pape. 2001. A public sector alternative: SAMWU's efforts. South African Labour Bulletin 25(4): 45-50.

Greg Ruiters. 2001. After basic needs, social justice and water politics. Debate, 5: 16-23.

Greg Ruiters. 2000. Water transnationals pull the strings. Land and Rural Digest, 15: 40-41.

Book chapters

Greg Ruiters. 2007. New faces of privatization: From comrades to customers. In Patrick Bond, Herman Chitonga and Arnt Hopfman (eds), The accumulation of capital in South Africa. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

David A. McDonald and Greg Ruiters. 2006. Rethinking Privatization Towards a Critical Theoretical Perspective. In Daniel Chavez (ed), Beyond the Market: The future of public services, pp 9-20. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.

Greg Ruiters. 2006. Public services: transformation or stasis? In Daniel Chavez (ed), Beyond the Market: The future of public services, pp 127-135. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.

Greg Ruiters. 2006. Social Control and Social welfare under Neoliberalism in South Africa. Contradictions in Free Basic Water. In M. Murray and G. Meyers (eds.), Cities in Contemporary Africa. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Greg Ruiters and Laila Smith. 2006. The public/private conundrum of urban water politics: A view from South Africa. In Nik Heynen and E. Swyndedouw (ed), In the Nature of Cities, Urban Political Ecology. New York: Routledge.

Karen Cocq, Greg Ruiters, Patrick Bond and David McDonald. 2005. Water commodification and the threat to health. In Global Health Watch, Alternative World Health Report. London: Zed Press.

Greg Ruiters. 2001. Water commodity. In Char Miller (ed.), History in Dispute 7 – Water and the Environment since 1945: Global Perspectives. Chicago: Gale Publishing.

Greg Ruiters with Patrick Bond. 2001. Drought and Liquidity: Water shortages and Surpluses in Post Apartheid South Africa. In Y Muthien, M Khosa and A Zegeya (eds.), Democracy and Governance Review. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council and Ashgate Press.

Special reports

Melanie Samson. 2004. Organizing in the Informal Economy: Case Study of the Municipal Waste Management Industry in South Africa. SEED Working Paper No. 66. Geneva: International Labour Office (ILO).

Danwood Mzikenge Chirwa. 2003. Editorial. ESR Review 4(4): 1.

Cosatu and Samwu. 2003. Joint Submission by Cosatu and Samwu on the Draft White Paper on Water Services. Presented to the Department of Water Affairs & Forestry, 29 February.

Patrick Bond. 2003. Commodification of Public Goods: Critique and Alternatives, February.

David McDonald. 2002. The Bell Tolls for Thee: Cost Recovery, Cutoffs and the Affordability of Municipal Services in South Africa, March.

Lance Veotte. 2001. Restructuring, human rights and water access to vulnerable groups. Presentation to the International Conference on Fresh Water
, Bonn, Germany
, 3-7 December .

Patrick Bond. 2001. Cities, social movements and scale-politics in an era of 'gloabalisation'. Paper presented to the University of the Western Cape and University of Hamburg, Seminar on the Spatial Form of Socio-Political Change, 13 September.

Patrick Bond and Karen Bakker. 2001. Report-back on the "Blue Planet" conference in Vancouver, July.

Patrick Bond and Horacio Zandamela. 2000. Governance and service delivery in Eastern and Southern Africa: Issues for debate, directions for research. Paper presented at the September 2000 IDRC conference on governance, Ottawa, Canada, September.

Municipal Services Project. 2000. Comments on the Unicity Commission's Discussion Document, 14 September.

International Labour Resource and Information Group in partnership with Municipal Services Project. 2000. Survey of Municipal Workers in The Cape Metropolitan Area. Presented to the Unicity Commission, 30 May.

Background papers

David McDonald. 2000. Municipal Bureaucrats and Environmental Policy in Cape Town

Greg Ruiters and Patrick Bond. 2000. Contradictions in Municipal Transformation from Apartheid to Democracy: The Battle Over Local Water Privatization in South Africa

David Letsie and Patrick Bond. 2000. Debating Supply and Demand Characteristics of Bulk Infrastructure: Lesotho-Johannesburg Water Transfer

Patrick Bond. 2000. Economic Growth, Ecological Modernization or Environmental Justice? Conflicting Discourses in South Africa Today

Patrick Bond and Robyn Stein. 2000. Environmental and Water Management Law in Post-Apartheid South Africa

David McDonald. 2000. Ideology and Urban Ecology in the New South Africa David McDonald. 2000. Immigration and Homelessness in the New South Africa

Ben Cashdan. 2000. Local Government and Poverty in South Africa

Laila Smith. 2000. The Urban Political Ecology of Water in Cape Town, South Africa

Stephen Hosking and Patrick Bond. 2000. Infrastructure for Spatial Development Initiatives or for Basic Needs? Port Elizabeth's Prioritisation of the Coega Port/IDZ over Municipal Services

Patrick Bond, George Dor and Greg Ruiters. 2000. Transformation in Infrastructure Policy from Apartheid to Democracy