Privatize this? : assessing the opportunities and costs of privatization / Richard A. McGowan.Material type: BookPublisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2011Description: x, 206 p. : ill., tables ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780313375866.Subject(s): Privatization -- Case studiesDDC classification: 338.925 M146
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Fall 2012 Selected Accessions List -- Social Conditions/Policy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- A brief history of the privatization versus
nationalization debate -- An arena model for the privatization question -- International examples -- Privatizing Sin : the 21st-century cigarette industry --
Privatize or nationalize? : Argentina's privatization of its oil industry -- The never-ending cycle of privatization : Venezuela's oil industry -- A public good or inefficiency : port facilities in the United States and Canada -- State-operated industries that were once private enterprises -- State-controlled liquor stores I: Pennsylvania -- State-controlled liquor stores II: New Hampshire -- Public transportation regional authorities : should the Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City systems be privatized? -- Proposed and newly privatized industries -- The evolution and scope of the privatized prison industry -- Privatizing a lottery : the case of Illinois -- Conclusion -- General motors and the government bailout : the hybrid privatization.