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Privatization and its alternatives

Author: William T Gormley, Jr.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991.
Series: La Follette public policy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At its best, privatization can result in cheaper and improved services, at its worst, it can undermine equity, quality and accountability. This book evaluates privatization efforts in the USA and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Case studies
Racine (Wis., 1987)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Privatization and its alternatives.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)646132649
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William T Gormley, Jr.
ISBN: 0299117006 9780299117009 0299117049 9780299117047
OCLC Number: 22380924
Notes: Outgrowth of a conference held in Racine, Wis., Nov. 5-7, 1987.
Description: ix, 331 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The privatization controversy / William T. Gormley, Jr. --
Privatization for public purposes / Stuart Butler --
The case for skepticism / Paul Starr --
Vouchers : the key to meaningful reform / Dwight R. Lee --
Public school choice as a policy issue / Richard F. Elmore --
Private education and redistributive subsidies in Australia / Estelle James --
Housing vouchers and America's changing housing problems / G. Thomas Kingsley --
Alternative management strategies in public housing / Richard Hula --
The privatization of public housing in Great Britain / Hilary Silver --
The privatization of punishment in historical perspective / Malcolm M. Feeley --
Private employment of public police / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. (Cont) The private sector and law enforcement in Japan / Setsuo Miyazawa --
The myths and realities of privatization / Carl E. Van Horn --
The opportunities and constraints of privatization / Janet Rothenberg Pack --
Two cheers for privatization / William T. Gormley, Jr.
Series Title: La Follette public policy series.
Responsibility: edited by William T. Gormley, Jr.

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