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Privatization: NOMOS LX

Jack Knight and Melissa Schwartzberg


In Privatization, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law and philosophy examine the implications of transferring state-provided or state-owned goods and services to the private sector. The twelve essays in this volume consider how we should evaluate the decision to privatize, both with respect to the quality of outcomes that might be produced, and in terms of the effects of privatization on the core values underlying democratic decision-making. Privatization also affects the structure of governance in a variety of important ways, and these essays evaluate ... More

Keywords: Privatization, Democracy, Inequality, Justification, Regulation, Accountability, Private Contractors, Responsibility, Markets

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781479842933
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Knight, editor
Duke University

Melissa Schwartzberg, editor
New York University

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