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The campaign against water privatisation in Italy: democratising water from below

The campaign against water privatisation in Italy: democratising water from below

Lobina, Emanuele and Cavallo, Raphaella (2011) The campaign against water privatisation in Italy: democratising water from below. In: The Challenge of Sustainable Water Futures Workshop, 14-15 Jul 2011, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Summary:
National context
Demands of the campaign
Origin of the campaign
The long, winding road to success
Reflections

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Keynote)
Additional Information: [1] Keynote speech at The Challenge of Sustainable Water Futures Workshop, Newcastle University, 14 July 2011. Italians voted for a future respectful of common goods. On June 12 and 13, 57% of Italians voted to overturn government laws to privatise public water, revive nuclear power and provide leading State figures with a partial immunity from prosecution. CGIL General Secretary, Susanna Camusso called this a ‘victory for democracy’. http://www.sustainlabour.org/spip.php?page=article&id_article=3877&lang=en
Uncontrolled Keywords: water services, Italy, private sector participation, liberalisation, privatisation, referendum, participatory governance, social movements, social movement outcome, policy change, mobilisation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:19
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/7749

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