Global Commodification of Water in India Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

Global Commodification of Water in India
A look at issues regarding international corporations and natural resources in India.
# 139351 | 1,500 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Economics and Policy)

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This paper discusses in detail an interview between Bill Moyers and Dr. Vandana Shiva on the PBS television show, NOW. In the interview, Dr. Shiva describes the problems inherent in allowing international corporations to influence trade and enter underdeveloped countries such as India in order to exploit its natural resources for a profit. In doing so, local communities as left with few resources for their own use.

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"Dr. Vandana Shiva's 2003 interview with Bill Moyers describes her feelings about the problems that have accompanied globalization in India in recent years. Dr. Shiva is an Indian physicist who has become interested in environmental activism in India through her work and contacts with Indian citizens. In her interview with Moyers, Dr. Shiva describes the increasingly challenging conditions felt by people living in the small towns along the Ganges River, in particular Tehri. Due to the intensified use of the Ganges River as a water source for international corporations, such as Coca-Cola, Dr. Shiva has found that the people living along the..."

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