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In Government We Trust [electronic resource] : Market Failure and the Delusions of Privatisation

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780868409665Publication details: Sydney : University of NSW Press, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781742231730
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: In Government We Trust : Market Failure and the Delusions of PrivatisationDDC classification:
  • 320 338.9
LOC classification:
  • HD3850 .F86 2009
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Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; The state under siege; Part I Beliefs; 'The benevolenceof the butcher':self-interest vs publicinterest; The 'proper' ends ofgovernment; Part II Realities; Structural failure:British transportinfrastructure; The privatisation ofpublic profits: utilities; The price of an orderedsociety: prisons; Last thoughts, primaryresponsibilities; Notes; References; Index
Summary: An examination of privatisation failures in Western liberal democracies and the ways in which they have exposed communities and governments to social, economic and political instability.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; The state under siege; Part I Beliefs; 'The benevolenceof the butcher':self-interest vs publicinterest; The 'proper' ends ofgovernment; Part II Realities; Structural failure:British transportinfrastructure; The privatisation ofpublic profits: utilities; The price of an orderedsociety: prisons; Last thoughts, primaryresponsibilities; Notes; References; Index

An examination of privatisation failures in Western liberal democracies and the ways in which they have exposed communities and governments to social, economic and political instability.