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The politics of privatization

Khaliq Shah

The politics of privatization

by Khaliq Shah

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Published by Actionaid in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementresearcher, Khaliq Shah ; concept by Adam Malik ; coordinated by Aqsa Khan and Azmat Bashir.
ContributionsMalik, Adam., Khan, Aqsa., Bashir, Azmat., ActionAid Pakistan (Organization)
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23149255M
LC Control Number2006312823

Get this from a library! Transforming mozambique: the politics of privatization.. [M Anne Pitcher] -- Economic transformations in Africa have been dramatic. This study of Mozambique's shift to a market economy reveals that it is more political and protracted than critics contend. The state remains a. Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, (African Studies) by Pitcher, M. Anne and a great selection of related books, art .

The privatization of large state-owned enterprises is one of the most radical policy developments of the last quarter century. Right-wing governments have privatized in an effort to decrease the size of government, while left-wing governments have privatized either to compensate for the failures of state-owned firms or to generate revenues. Get this from a library! Transforming Mozambique: the politics of privatization, [M Anne Pitcher] -- "This study of Mozambique's shift from a command to a market economy draws on a wealth of empirical material, including archival sources, interviews, political posters and corporate advertisements.

There is a great deal of discussion about media globalization, particularly television, especially as it is being driven by the spread of satellite technology and cable. While certain schools of thought view this trend as promoting cultural heterogeneity and the diversification of programme content, this book argues otherwise. It discusses the influence of globalization on Jamaica's television. Health sector privatization encompasses the "high politics" of the very role of the state in providing health care to its citizens: the extent to which Malaysia's historical welfare model of public health care is to be replaced by one in which individuals and employers are responsible for health care costs and services provided by the private.


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Book Description. Large-scale privatization did not emerge spontaneously in China in the late s. Rather, the Chinese state led and carefully “planned” ownership transformation with timetables and measurable privatization quotas, not for the purpose of extracting the state from the economy, but in order to strengthen the rule of the Party.

The book is the first to cover all areas of privatization in Israel and one of the first to do so in general, including state infrastructure, immigration policy, land, health, education, welfare, regulation, and policy design. UNU-WIDER United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI Helsinki, Finland Tel: +(0)9 eBook Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, – (African Studies Book ) available at with Format PdF, ePub, Audiobook & Magazine.5/5(4).

As this book's in-depth political history of privatization in Central and Eastern Europe demonstrates, the way that assets are privatized matters, both. Privatization frequently has explicit political goals, and has consequences which redistribute costs and benefits to different groups.

The book presents a threefold typology of privatization policy. The Spanish scholar Germà Bel  addresses where the idea of privatization comes from. Neoliberalism, predicated on a primacy of the market, is the overarching ideology of privatization.

But Bel’s research into the antecedents of this socio-political tendency turns up some surprising history. Practically every administration in the world has now embraced the principles of rationalization and efficiency that the majority of contributors to this book give as the major objective in transferring state owned companies to the private sector (Baker, 1).Author: Alfred Schipke.

His book, The Road to Serfdom, is considered to be the intellectual wellspring of anti-government, pro-market ideas and the privatization of public goods.

The. In the s, numerous Latin American nations privatized their public pension systems. These reforms dramatically transformed the way these countries provide retirement income, and they provoked widespread protests from workers and pensioners alike.

Retiring the State represents the first book-length study of the origins of this surprising trend. The politics of privatization: wealth and power in postcommunist Europe. [John A Gould] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Introduction -- The command economy and its legacies -- Postcommunist privatization and politics -- Privatization design in Czechoslovakia, The authors argue that privatization is a political phenomenon and should be analyzed as such, rather than as an economic response to the growth of the state and the cost of state provision.

The book will be of interest to students of politics, economics, public policy and business studies, as well as to policy-makers and business consultants.point through the book’s three sections. The first covers the least surprising and ear-liest examples of this kind of activity: non-profit organizations that self-consciously pursue do-good missions, as an alternative to or directly through market activity.

The second part follows those who operate on the outside and attempt to force or nudge.