The Age of Commodity: Water Privatization in Southern Africa
By David McDonald, Greg Ruiters
As globalization and market liberalization march forward unabated the global commons continue to be commodified and privatized at a rapid pace. In this global process, the ownership, sale and supply of water is increasingly a flashpoint for debates and conflict over privatization, and nowhere is the debate more advanced or acute than in Southern Africa.
Citizenship and Social Movements: Perspectives from the Global South
By Lisa Thompson, Chris TapscottPast debates over social movements have suffered from a focus on Anglo-America and Europe, often neglecting the significance of collective actions of citizens in the Global South.
Trust In Public Institutions In South Africa
By Steinar Askvik, Nelleke Bak
This volume analyzes specific instantiations of trust/distrust relationships and trust inducing/reducing conditions in a South African context. Through its various contributions, it provides an understanding of the dynamics of trust building in South Africa in relation to national and local institutions, and within various sectors such as agriculture, health and education. The studies are also pertinent to developing countries in general.
Governance and Resource Management in Southern Africa
The book Governance and Resource Management in Southern Africa, examines contemporary principles of good governance and endeavours to crystallise ways in which poor governance practices affect the management of diverse national resources from human resources to natural resources and other infrastructure.
Editors: (Ile, Kanyane & Allen-Ile)