The politics of privatisation

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The Politics of Privatisation: Contracting Out Public Services [Privatization] 1st Edition byAuthor: Kate Ascher. Politics of Privatization: Wealth and Power in Postcommunist Europe by John A.

Gould (Author)Format: Paperback. As this book's in-depth political history of privatization in Central and Eastern Europe demonstrates, the way that assets are privatized matters, both with respect to national economic performance and the successful development of the rule of by: Kate Ascher is an author and was executive vice president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

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Her book, The Works: Anatomy of a City, a textual and graphic exploration of how the complicated and often overlapping infrastructure of a modern city works, garnered wide discussion and praise when it was left the NYCEDC in for Vornado Realty Trust/5(2).

Choice " The politics of privatisation book Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, is a much needed and welcome addition to the literature of the state in Africa. It is a well-researched and well-argued history of several defining moments in the formation of the state in Mozambique, specifically, the period of late colonialism, Cited by: E-book $ ISBN: Will Publish February Politics of Solidarity explores the transformation of public services in post-apartheid South Africa and the effects of privatization in three cities: Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town.

The Politics of Privatisation and Trade Union Mobilisation: The Electricity Industry in the UK and Argentina. Pablo Ghigliani. Peter Lang, - Business & Economics - pages. 0 Reviews. This. About this book. Introduction. a The politics of privatisation book well researched, informative and thoughtful.

It is an authoritative study of a fast changing area and introduces a welcome note of sanity into a highly changed debate.' Stephen Wilks, Parliamentary Affairs.

Biography Business Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Privatization: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book.

Quickview. The Public Option: How to by Ganesh Sitaraman. Hardcover $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. This book provides a detailed analysis of the controversial privatisation of the Berlin Water Company (BWB) in As with other cases of privatisation around the world, the city’s government argued there was no alternative in a context of public debts and economic restructuring.

Drawing onBrand: VS Verlag Für Sozialwissenschaften. Anne Pitcher offers an intriguing analysis of the dynamic interaction between previous and emerging agents, ideas and institutions, to explain the erosion of socialism and the politics of privatization in a developing country.

The Politics of Privatisation in Western Europe 1st Edition by John Vickers (Author), Vincent Wright (Author) ISBN Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Privatization: Successes and Failures evaluates the practices and results of privatization in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Featuring the. Anne Pitcher offers an intriguing analysis of the dynamic interaction between earlier and rising brokers, ideas and institutions, to elucidate the erosion of socialism and the politics of privatization in a.

This chapter focuses on the legacies of privatisation in key welfare sectors in the UK, and the structural limits that Public Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives place on their governance and management.

It contends that the principles of accountability and democracy that underpinned the post-war settlement are being systematically eroded at the same time as administrations Author: Mike Raco. He is the author of CITIES AND PRIVATIZATION: PROSPECTS FOR THE NEW CENTURY ().

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Professor Greene is a native of North Carolina and received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. His current research project is a public policy book titled THE POLITICS OF VICE.

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Book Review: The Politics of Privatisation: Contracting Out Public Services by KATE ASCHER. London: Macmillan. £ H/B; £ P/B Show all authorsAuthor: Graham Moon.

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The book is the first to cover all areas of privatization in Israel and one of the first to do so in general, including state infrastructure, immigration policy, land, health, education, welfare, regulation, and.

Politics and Privatization. September 1, | By William G. Keane and Samuel Flam. School board meetings can become political arenas.

It may be just as easy to argue that privatization will ruin schools as it is to endorse it as the free-market savior of public education—it is simply a matter of which side of the fence you are on.

That is. The Politics of Patronage in Africa: Parastatals, Privatization, and Private Enterprise Roger K. Tangri Africa World Press, - Business & Economics - pages.

The extent of Chris Grayling’s botched privatisation of the probation service is exposed by research which brands it an “unmitigated disaster” that left the public at greater risk from ex Author: Jamie Doward.

This is a general survey of the influence of political factors (especially patronage) on economic performance throughout sub-Saharan Africa, with case studies drawn from Ghana, Zambia and Uganda. North America: Africa World Press; Uganda: Fountain Publishers.

Privatisation (or privatization in American English) can mean different things including moving something from the public sector into the private is also sometimes used as a synonym for deregulation when a heavily regulated private company or industry becomes less regulated.

Government functions and services may also be privatised (which may also be known as "franchising" or "out. Updated on Janu at a.m.: According to the New Yorker, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has rescinded a pilot policy that would make it more difficult to.

In the s, numerous Latin American nations privatized their public pension systems. These reforms dramatically transformed the way these countries provide retirement income, and they provoked widespread protests from workers and pensioners alike.

Retiring the State represents the first book-length study of the origins of this surprising trend. point through the book’s three sections. The first covers the least surprising and ear-liest examples of this kind of activity: non-profit organizations that self-consciously pursue do-good missions, as an alternative to or directly through market activity.

The second part follows those who operate on the outside and attempt to force or nudge. Introduction --The command economy and its legacies --Postcommunist privatization and politics --Privatization design in Czechoslovakia, --The politics of privatization in the Czech Republic --The politics of privatization in Slovakia --Postprivatization entrepreneurs and the political economy of Ukraine --The political economy of.

Review: Privatization, edited by Gérard RolandThis book surveys the theory and history of privatisation worldwide over the past few decades. Politics books Privatization.Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, (African Studies) by Pitcher, M.

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