15. Geographical Perspectives on a Radical Political Ecology of Water

  1. Matthias Richter2 and
  2. Ulrike Weiland3
  1. Alex Loftus

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch15

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

How to Cite

Loftus, A. (2011) Geographical Perspectives on a Radical Political Ecology of Water, in Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework (eds M. Richter and U. Weiland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Germany

  2. 3

    Institute for Geography, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom

  1. This chapter is a substantial rewrite of Loftus, A. (2009) Rethinking political ecologies of water. Third World Quarterly 30(5), 953-968. It includes very few sections from the original.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333398

Online ISBN: 9781444345025

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Keywords:

  • environmental urban politics;
  • radical political ecology of water;
  • Robbins' catholic conception of political ecology;
  • urbanization of nature;
  • urban political ecologies of water;
  • circulation, metabolism and water politics;
  • General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  • democratizing water technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The urbanization of nature

  • Urban political ecologies of water

  • Privatization questions

  • Taking the debates forward

  • Infrastructures of power: democratizing water technologies

  • The everyday

  • Conclusions

  • References