Leaky Governance: Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

Leaky Governance: Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

by Kathryn Furlong

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774831499
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kathryn Furlong is assistant professor of geography at the Universite de Montreal.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Alternative Service Delivery: Rhetoric and Reform2. Understanding ASD: Antecedents and Relevance3. Driving Forces: Turning to ASD in Ontario4. Leaky Governance: Interdependence and Politics beyond Government5. Challenging ASD: Opening the Local Government Container6. ASD and the Goal of Efficiency7. Conclusions

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Farhana Sultana

This is a fascinating and important analysis of water supply in Canada. Leaky Governance demonstrates how water supply and provision is a complex interplay between local governance and municipal politics. The book is an excellent contribution to the growing scholarship in water governance.

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"This is a fascinating and important analysis of water supply in Canada. Leaky Governance demonstrates how water supply and provision is a complex interplay between local governance and municipal politics. The book is an excellent contribution to the growing scholarship in water governance."—Farhana Sultana, coeditor of The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles

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