Privatization and citizenship: local politics of water in the Philippines

Chng, N. R. (2008) Privatization and citizenship: local politics of water in the Philippines. Development, 51(1), pp. 42-48. (doi: 10.1057/palgrave.development.1100444)

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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.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Chng, Dr Nai Rui
Authors: Chng, N. R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > Social Scientists working in Health and Wellbeing
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences
Journal Name:Development
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
ISSN (Online):1461-7072

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