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Privatization : property and the remaking of nature-society relations

Author: Becky Mansfield
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms people's relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This book examines this topic.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Becky Mansfield
ISBN: 9781405175500 1405175508
OCLC Number: 181072581
Description: 178 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The fictions of autonomous invention : accumulation by dispossession commodification and life patents in Canada / Scott Prudham --
The "commons" versus the "commodity" : alter-globalization, anti-privatization, and the human right to water in the global south / Karen Bakker --
The Polanyian way? Voluntary food labels as neoliberal governance / Julie Guthman --
Property, markets, and dispossession : the Western Alaska community development quota as neoliberalism, social justice, both, and neither / Becky Mansfield --
Discovering price in all the wrong places : the work of commodity definition and price under neoliberal environmental policy / Morgan Robertson --
The difference that class makes : neoliberalization and non-capitalism in the fishing industry of New England / Kevin St. Martin --
Land reform in the time of neoliberalism : a many-splendored thing / Wendy Wolford.
Series Title: Antipode book series.
Responsibility: edited by Becky Mansfield.

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