Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations

Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations

Editor(s): Becky Mansfield

Published Online: 25 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405175500

Online ISBN: 9781444306750

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306750

About this Book

Contemporary privatization remakes nature-society as property and transforms people's relationships to themselves, each other, and the natural world. This groundbreaking collection provides the first systematic analysis of neo-liberal privatization. Rich case studies of privatization in the making reveal both the pivotal role that privatization plays in neoliberalism and new opportunities for challenging neo-liberal hegemony.

  • Rich case studies linked to broader questions on neoliberalism
  • Illustrates the importance of property relation and the complexities existing in the meaning and practice of property
  • Extends current geographical scholarship on neoliberalism -including neoliberalism and nature
  • Each essay touches on the disciplinary, regulatory dimensions of privatization
  • Highlights the importance of privatization, both broadly and specifically

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