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The Price of ThirstGlobal Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos$
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Karen Piper

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816695423

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.001.0001

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The Colonial Origins of Global Water Inequality

The Colonial Origins of Global Water Inequality

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction The Colonial Origins of Global Water Inequality
Source:
The Price of Thirst
Author(s):

Karen Piper

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.003.0001

The introduction discusses the World Water Forum and the World Water Council. Many of the offered solutions to global water deficits are created by for-profit companies, and such privatization of water is strongly protested by the public in many communities.

Keywords:   Water, Privatization, Environment, Globalization, climate change, food security, social unrest

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