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Public or private goods? : redefining res publica

Author: B Unger; Daan van der Linde; Michael Getzner
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Legitimized by the arguments of efficiency gains, public housing, pensions, unemployment insurance and health care are all being gradually privatized. The book explores core public tasks that the  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B Unger; Daan van der Linde; Michael Getzner
ISBN: 9781785369551 1785369555 9781785369544 1785369547
OCLC Number: 1027999252
Notes: Incluye índice.
Contributors include: F. Blank, G. Bonvissuto, J. Ferwerda, M. Getzner, G. Gutheil-Knopp-Kirchwald, J. Kadi, T. Knijn, I. Koetsier, J. Lewis, B. Unger, D. van der Linde, K. van Egmond, F. van Waarden.
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso en línea (304 páginas))
Contents: Contents: Foreword1. IntroductionBrigitte Unger, Loek Groot and Daan van der Linde2. Value Based Demarcation Between the Public and the Private DomainKlaas van EgmondPart I Traditional Core Tasks of the State: Security3. The Fight against Money Laundering: A Public Task?Joras Ferwerda4. Natural Disasters and (Future) Government DebtIan KoetsierPart II New Core Tasks: Social Security5. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Pension System DesignsIan Koetsier6. Pension Provision: (Still) a Public Task?Florian Blank7. Protection Against Unemployment - A Res Publica? Brigitte Unger8. More Health Care or More Beer? A Curious Paradox of Making Some Economic Tasks a Res PublicaFrans van Waarden9. ECEC: Childcare Markets in the Netherlands and England Trudie Knijn and Jane LewisPart III Public Goods10. Housing Policy and Spatial Inequality: Recent Insights from Vienna and AmsterdamGerlinde Gutheil-Knopp-Kirchwald and Justin Kadi11. Funding of Protected Areas: A Purely Public Task? Grazia Withalm12. The Role of Governments in Conserving and Funding Cultural Institutions Michael Getzner 13. Income Distribution as a Public Task: The Redistributive Preferences of (Mis)informed Voters Daan van der Linde14. ConclusionsBrigitte Unger, Michael Getzner and Daan van der LindeIndex
Responsibility: edited by Brigitte Unger, Daan van der Linde, Michael Getzner.

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'The editors have gathered an impressive multidisciplinary team of authors, which mirrors Egons Matzner's socio-economic and interdisciplinary approach to public finance: The authors are academics Read more...

 
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