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You don't always get what you pay for : the economics of privatization

Author: Elliott Sclar
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ed. with new prefaceView all editions and formats
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Today, nearly all public services-schools, hospitals, prisons, fire departments, sanitation-are considered fair game for privatization. Proponents of privatization argue that private firms will  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Sclar
ISBN: 0801487625 9780801487620
OCLC Number: 1016179364
Notes: A Century Foundation book.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2000 Louis Brownlow Book Award (Nati.
Description: xvi, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Elliott D. Sclar.

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"Sclar analyzes the assumptions behind the case for privatization of all public services such as hospitals, prisons, and fire departments. The goal of this book is to present readers with a better Read more...

 
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