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Public or private goods? : redefining res publica

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

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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