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Joanna L. Robinson

Joanna L. Robinson is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

Titles by This Author

The Struggle Against Water Privatization in the United States and Canada

Attempts by local governments to privatize water services have met with furious opposition. Activists argue that to give private companies control of the water supply is to turn water from a common resource into a marketized commodity. Moreover, to cede local power to a global corporation puts communities at the center of controversies over economic globalization.