Posts Tagged: Bolivia

Water Rights in Bolivia: The Consequences of Neoliberal Economics in Bolivia

In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a

Water Rights in Bolivia: The Consequences of Neoliberal Economics in Bolivia

In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a

Spronk, Susan J. “The Politics of Water Privatization in the Third World.” Review of Radical Political Economics 39: (Winter 2007): 126-131

Susan J. Spronk of York University compares several different literary sources of events of the privatization of water in Third World countries by wealthy private companies.  She describes the original good intentions of the act to bring water to the poorer

Spronk, Susan J. “The Politics of Water Privatization in the Third World.” Review of Radical Political Economics 39: (Winter 2007): 126-131

Susan J. Spronk of York University compares several different literary sources of events of the privatization of water in Third World countries by wealthy private companies.  She describes the original good intentions of the act to bring water to the poorer

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous