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In the public interest?: privatization and public sector reform

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In the public interest?: privatization and public sector reform
Title
In the public interest?: privatization and public sector reform
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Language
eng
Summary
State provision of public services and government management of the economy have been under relentless assault since the early 1980s. As this book shows in fascinating detail, privatization, commercialization and deregulation have become the watchwords of public sector reform worldwide. Brendan Martin charts this global phenomenon and its effects both on those working in the public sectors and on people dependent on public provision. Privatization and structural adjustment are not delivering better public services or improved economic prospects in the North or the South. What is needed, the author argues, is a new approach which transcends the outdated dichotomy of private versus public
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1952-
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Martin, Brendan
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Public Services International
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  • Privatization
  • Government ownership
  • Government business enterprises
  • Public utilities
  • Industry and state
Label
In the public interest?: privatization and public sector reform
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Public service and the new world order -- Growth of the public sector -- The state of the global economy -- The global economy of the state -- The rise of neo-liberalism -- Aiding the USA -- World bank or world state? -- Privatizing privatization -- From the many to the few -- Electricity and telecoms -- utilities for whom? -- The profit limits of public service -- When servicing debt means services die -- Is private ownership better? -- Free markets, free people? -- Bringing the power back home -- Market mechanisms : tools or weapons? -- There are alternatives
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781856492164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
In the public interest?: privatization and public sector reform
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Public service and the new world order -- Growth of the public sector -- The state of the global economy -- The global economy of the state -- The rise of neo-liberalism -- Aiding the USA -- World bank or world state? -- Privatizing privatization -- From the many to the few -- Electricity and telecoms -- utilities for whom? -- The profit limits of public service -- When servicing debt means services die -- Is private ownership better? -- Free markets, free people? -- Bringing the power back home -- Market mechanisms : tools or weapons? -- There are alternatives
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781856492164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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