Chapter 4. Citizenship Matters

  1. Edward Webster,
  2. Rob Lambert and
  3. Andries Bezuidenhout

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch4

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

How to Cite

Webster, E., Lambert, R. and Bezuidenhout, A. (2008) Citizenship Matters, in Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. Antipode Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Noel Castree

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129145

Online ISBN: 9781444303018



  • citizenship matters;
  • South Korea, Australia and South Africa politics - by market ideology;
  • electricity privatization in Victoria, Australia and Australian Labour Party (ALP);
  • ‘the embrace of market-based solutions’;
  • Private Public Partnerships (PPPs);
  • National Competition Policy (NCP) and opportunity for private corporations;
  • electricity privatization and public accountability;
  • essential service privatization in South Africa;
  • Korea Power Plant Industry Union (KPPIU);
  • shift towards privatization of essential services


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electricity Privatization in Victoria, Australia

  • Electricity Privatization and Public Accountability

  • Essential Service Privatization in South Africa

  • The Privatization of Electricity in South Korea

  • Conclusion