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An uncooperative community: revisiting water privatisation and commoditisation in England and Wales

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Since its inception in 1989, the private water sector of England and Wales has been enlisted as a centrepiece in debates concerning the merits of privatisation. Advocates point to increased environmental performance and increased investment. Critics note a significant retraction of the early free market aspirations and increasingly prescriptive regulation. However, market mechanisms and liberalisation are once again being emphasised in policy, reigniting the debate surrounding the commodit...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:97e3c382-5475-4926-903f-0df327ebf720
Local pid:
ora:11889

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