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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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South Africa’s Water Apartheid

South Africa’s Water Apartheid

Chapter:
(p.103) Three South Africa’s Water Apartheid
Source:
The Price of Thirst
Author(s):

Karen Piper

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.003.0004

In 1994, Apartheid may have officially ended, but water apartheid did not. Even as public space was being desegregated in South Africa, companies like Suez actually worsened racial divisions by cutting off water to black South Africans.

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

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