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Minding the undertow : assessing water “privatization” in Cuba

Show simple item record Cocq, Karen McDonald, David A. 2011-11-03T16:25:14Z 2011-11-03T16:25:14Z 2010
dc.identifier.issn 0066-4812
dc.description.abstract It is not entirely obvious whether the Cuban state required a private partner to manage the water supply in Havana—particularly one so closely tied to a major hotel operator in the tourism sector in the country. Nor is it clear that this joint venture was an attempt to maintain socialism under a new managerial rubric. Largely associated with the neoliberalization of the world economy, it comes as a surprise to many that the socialist government of Cuba signed a 25-year contract with a Spanish multinational in 2000 to manage the supply of water in Havana. en
dc.format Text en
dc.format.extent 1 digital file (p. 6-45) en
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons en
dc.subject WATER en
dc.subject PRIVATIZATION en
dc.subject CUBA en
dc.subject SOCIALISM en
dc.subject WATER POLICY en
dc.title Minding the undertow : assessing water “privatization” in Cuba en
dc.type Journal Article (peer-reviewed) en
idrc.project.number 105141
idrc.project.componentnumber 105141001
idrc.project.title Alternative Public Service Delivery Models in Health, Water and Electricity (Africa, Asia, Latin America) en
idrc.copyright.holder The Authors; Journal compilation; Editorial Board of Antipode
idrc.dspace.access IDRC Only en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en

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