27 minutes | Jun 15, 2019

Water Insecurity - Commodifying the Human Right to Clean Water

In this espisode, Dr. Audra Diptee is in conversation with Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega about the challenges of developing public policy when addressing water insecurity and water privitization. They also discuss the importance of using a historical lens and historical methods when undertaking policy analysis. Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega is a faculty member with the Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (Mexico). Their discussion was recorded in Paris (April 2019) while they were both holding the post of Invited Professor with the Institut des Hautes Etudes de l'Amérique Latine at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle. Podcast notes: Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega: http://www.raulpacheco.org/ Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (Mexico) https://www.cide.edu/ Private Water Companies Mentioned * Suez Environnement * Veolia Water People Mentioned in Podcast: Dr. Michael Bess, División de Historia at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico https://cide.academia.edu/MikeBess Dr. Juliette Levy, University of California (Riverside) https://history.ucr.edu/people/juliette-levy Book Mentioned: Heiko Feldner, Kevin Passmore, Stefan Berger, Writing History: Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury, 2010)
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