Privatization and Citizenship: Local politics of water in the Philippines

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Nai Rui Chng explores the different ways in which water privatization has impacted on the constitution of political community in the context of local politics. Based on recent fieldwork on small-scale water providers in an urban poor community in Taguig City, Metro Manila, in the Philippines, he describes collective action by the Taguig urban poor in response to water privatization. He outlines how Taguig's experience informs the wider debate on water privatization and citizenship.Development (2008) 51, 42–48. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100444

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 2008

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