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The Resource Limits to privatization : how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome, edited by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, with Marianne Beisheim

Limits to privatization : how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome, edited by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, with Marianne Beisheim

Label
Limits to privatization : how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome
Title
Limits to privatization
Title remainder
how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, with Marianne Beisheim
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
338.9/25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weizsäcker, Ernst U. von
  • Young, Oran R
  • Finger, Matthias
  • Club of Rome
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Privatization
Label
Limits to privatization : how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome, edited by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, with Marianne Beisheim
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-406) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword by the President of the Club of Rome / Prince El Hassan Bin Talal -- Limits to Privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger -- Privatization in Many Sectors: Case Studies and Snapshots -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- Natural Resources and Related Industries -- Water -- Solving water-supply problems in Bolivia: Beyond Cochabamba / Ralf Sudhoff -- A 'Waterl'eau' in Grenoble, France / Martin Sturmer -- Manila: A success story turned sour / Dorte Bernhardt -- Thames Water Utilities Limited, UK / Matthias Finger, Roger Levett -- Water privatization in Tanzania: Mixed results / Jurgen Scheffran -- Budapest sewage works: Partial privatization of a Central European utility / Alexander Juras, Todd Schenk -- Management success at Rostock, Germany / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Metals and Cement -- Privatization of the mining sector in Zambia: The case of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) / Brenda Mofya, Brighton Lubansa -- Saving Sidex Galati steel mills in Romania / Black Sea University Foundation -- Union Miniere Pirdop Copper, Bulgaria: A case of privatization and the environment / Alexander Juras, Todd Schenk -- The fight against patents on the neem tree / Vandana Shiva, Ruth Brand -- The basmati patent / Ruth Brand -- Privatizing nature: Plundering biodiversity / Aziz Choudry -- Private forests in Germany / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Network Industries -- Energy -- Enron: Unregulated master of influence / Matthias Finger -- The price to pay for deregulation of electricity supply in California / Ruth Brand, Jurgen Scheffran -- Telecommunication and Postal Services -- Telecommunications in Mexico, Uruguay and Argentina: A tale of contrasts / Jochen Boekhoff -- Privatization of telecommunication in Japan / Thomas Thummel, Max Thummel -- Privatization in outer space: Lessons from Landsat and beyond / Jurgen Scheffran -- TPG Post: a Dutch privatization success / Matthias Finger -- Transportation -- British Rail / Martin Weidauer -- Economics of transport and privatization / Felix R. FitzRoy -- Japanese National Railways / Martin Weidauer -- Regionalization as part of rail restructuring in Germany / Martin Weidauer -- Privatization of the transport sector in Argentina / Tim Gurtler -- Air New Zealand / Diwata Olalia Hunziker -- Skyguide: A case of corporatization / Matthias Finger -- Other Services -- Waste Disposal -- No time to waste: How to avoid too much of a bad thing (Germany, Malaysia) / Raimund Bleischwitz, Akira Proske -- Insurance -- Abolishing property insurance monopolies in Germany / Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg -- Culture and Media -- Privatization of Italian cultural heritage / Roland Benedikter -- The Salzburg Festival: An example of public responsibility and private money / Raffaela Kluge -- The global media monsters: Private media dominate the world's public sphere / Dusan Reljic -- Health -- Partial privatization of healthcare in Chile / Olaf Rotthaus -- Healthcare in the US / Kai Senf -- Healthcare reform in Zambia / Brighton Lubansa, Brenda Mofya -- Pharmaceutical research and development for neglected diseases: Market failures and the case of sleeping sickness / Tobias Luppe -- Education -- Education in Chile / Ernst Hillebrand -- Community-managed basic education in Guatemala: A solution for the poor? / Sabine Speiser -- The increasing privatization of universities in Tanzania / Verdiana G. Masanja, Michael von Hauff -- Pensions -- A weak spot in the US private pension system / Beate Klein -- The Swiss three-pillar pension system / Genevieve Reday-Mulvey -- Police and Security -- 'Rent a soldier': The privatization of security and war and the case of mercenary companies in Africa / Thomas Thummel, Fabian Fechner, Jurgen Scheffran -- Privatization of police services in Frankfurt, Germany / Tonia Sophie Muller, Simon Stahler -- Private prisons in the US / John Zuchner -- Privatization in Context -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- The General Context -- Post-war history: The ups and downs of the public sector / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- The global context: Privatization in a globalizing world / Oran R. Young -- The Regional Context -- Privatization in G7 countries / Matthias Finger -- Privatization in Latin America / Jorge A. Schiavon -- Liberalization of services: Experiences of African consumers / Nessie R. Golakai -- No limits? Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe / Zsolt Boda -- Privatization in South Asia / Joachim Betz -- Special Issues -- Essential services: Shifting the burden of proof / Tim Kessler, Nancy Alexander -- Privatization of the infrastructures / Matthias Finger -- The top public service transnational corporations / Matthias Finger -- How GATS (General Agreement on Trade in Services) jeopardizes essential services / Nancy Alexander, Timothy Kessler -- Privatization and development / Andreas Obser -- Privatization and corruption / Frederic Boehm, Juanita Olaya, Jaime Polanco -- Employment impacts of privatization / Rolph van der Hoeven, Hella Hoppe -- Women's rights under privatization: The example of Bulgaria, Poland, Russia and the Ukraine / Anne Zollner -- Environmental impacts of privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Does privatization provide the right choice of choice? Observations from the UK / Roger Levett -- Governance of Privatization -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- Regulation / Matthias Finger -- Example: Water privatization working for the poor -- first dos and don'ts of regulation / Ralf Sudhoff -- Example: Accountability instead of privatization -- The Parana (Brazil) school performance report cards / Alcyone Vasconcelos, Simon Schwartzman -- Privatization and Municipal Democracy / Nele Schneidereit, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Financing Global Public Goods: Challenges / Inge Kaul -- Example: Private funding of infrastructure in developing countries / Peter Wolff -- Escaping Pernicious Dualism: Civil Society between the State and the Firm / Teodor Shanin, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Private Governance: Private Rules for Privatization? / Marianne Beisheim -- Example: The 'CSR navigator' / Bjorn Stigson, Margaret Flaherty -- 'Co-evolution' between State Regulation and the Private Sector / Raimund Bleischwitz -- Lessons Learned from Privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, Marianne Beisheim
Control code
ocm80247538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 414 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781844071777
Lccn
2004025170
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80247538
Label
Limits to privatization : how to avoid too much of a good thing : a report to the Club of Rome, edited by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, with Marianne Beisheim
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-406) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword by the President of the Club of Rome / Prince El Hassan Bin Talal -- Limits to Privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger -- Privatization in Many Sectors: Case Studies and Snapshots -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- Natural Resources and Related Industries -- Water -- Solving water-supply problems in Bolivia: Beyond Cochabamba / Ralf Sudhoff -- A 'Waterl'eau' in Grenoble, France / Martin Sturmer -- Manila: A success story turned sour / Dorte Bernhardt -- Thames Water Utilities Limited, UK / Matthias Finger, Roger Levett -- Water privatization in Tanzania: Mixed results / Jurgen Scheffran -- Budapest sewage works: Partial privatization of a Central European utility / Alexander Juras, Todd Schenk -- Management success at Rostock, Germany / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Metals and Cement -- Privatization of the mining sector in Zambia: The case of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) / Brenda Mofya, Brighton Lubansa -- Saving Sidex Galati steel mills in Romania / Black Sea University Foundation -- Union Miniere Pirdop Copper, Bulgaria: A case of privatization and the environment / Alexander Juras, Todd Schenk -- The fight against patents on the neem tree / Vandana Shiva, Ruth Brand -- The basmati patent / Ruth Brand -- Privatizing nature: Plundering biodiversity / Aziz Choudry -- Private forests in Germany / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Network Industries -- Energy -- Enron: Unregulated master of influence / Matthias Finger -- The price to pay for deregulation of electricity supply in California / Ruth Brand, Jurgen Scheffran -- Telecommunication and Postal Services -- Telecommunications in Mexico, Uruguay and Argentina: A tale of contrasts / Jochen Boekhoff -- Privatization of telecommunication in Japan / Thomas Thummel, Max Thummel -- Privatization in outer space: Lessons from Landsat and beyond / Jurgen Scheffran -- TPG Post: a Dutch privatization success / Matthias Finger -- Transportation -- British Rail / Martin Weidauer -- Economics of transport and privatization / Felix R. FitzRoy -- Japanese National Railways / Martin Weidauer -- Regionalization as part of rail restructuring in Germany / Martin Weidauer -- Privatization of the transport sector in Argentina / Tim Gurtler -- Air New Zealand / Diwata Olalia Hunziker -- Skyguide: A case of corporatization / Matthias Finger -- Other Services -- Waste Disposal -- No time to waste: How to avoid too much of a bad thing (Germany, Malaysia) / Raimund Bleischwitz, Akira Proske -- Insurance -- Abolishing property insurance monopolies in Germany / Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg -- Culture and Media -- Privatization of Italian cultural heritage / Roland Benedikter -- The Salzburg Festival: An example of public responsibility and private money / Raffaela Kluge -- The global media monsters: Private media dominate the world's public sphere / Dusan Reljic -- Health -- Partial privatization of healthcare in Chile / Olaf Rotthaus -- Healthcare in the US / Kai Senf -- Healthcare reform in Zambia / Brighton Lubansa, Brenda Mofya -- Pharmaceutical research and development for neglected diseases: Market failures and the case of sleeping sickness / Tobias Luppe -- Education -- Education in Chile / Ernst Hillebrand -- Community-managed basic education in Guatemala: A solution for the poor? / Sabine Speiser -- The increasing privatization of universities in Tanzania / Verdiana G. Masanja, Michael von Hauff -- Pensions -- A weak spot in the US private pension system / Beate Klein -- The Swiss three-pillar pension system / Genevieve Reday-Mulvey -- Police and Security -- 'Rent a soldier': The privatization of security and war and the case of mercenary companies in Africa / Thomas Thummel, Fabian Fechner, Jurgen Scheffran -- Privatization of police services in Frankfurt, Germany / Tonia Sophie Muller, Simon Stahler -- Private prisons in the US / John Zuchner -- Privatization in Context -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- The General Context -- Post-war history: The ups and downs of the public sector / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- The global context: Privatization in a globalizing world / Oran R. Young -- The Regional Context -- Privatization in G7 countries / Matthias Finger -- Privatization in Latin America / Jorge A. Schiavon -- Liberalization of services: Experiences of African consumers / Nessie R. Golakai -- No limits? Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe / Zsolt Boda -- Privatization in South Asia / Joachim Betz -- Special Issues -- Essential services: Shifting the burden of proof / Tim Kessler, Nancy Alexander -- Privatization of the infrastructures / Matthias Finger -- The top public service transnational corporations / Matthias Finger -- How GATS (General Agreement on Trade in Services) jeopardizes essential services / Nancy Alexander, Timothy Kessler -- Privatization and development / Andreas Obser -- Privatization and corruption / Frederic Boehm, Juanita Olaya, Jaime Polanco -- Employment impacts of privatization / Rolph van der Hoeven, Hella Hoppe -- Women's rights under privatization: The example of Bulgaria, Poland, Russia and the Ukraine / Anne Zollner -- Environmental impacts of privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Does privatization provide the right choice of choice? Observations from the UK / Roger Levett -- Governance of Privatization -- Initial remarks / Oran R. Young -- Regulation / Matthias Finger -- Example: Water privatization working for the poor -- first dos and don'ts of regulation / Ralf Sudhoff -- Example: Accountability instead of privatization -- The Parana (Brazil) school performance report cards / Alcyone Vasconcelos, Simon Schwartzman -- Privatization and Municipal Democracy / Nele Schneidereit, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Financing Global Public Goods: Challenges / Inge Kaul -- Example: Private funding of infrastructure in developing countries / Peter Wolff -- Escaping Pernicious Dualism: Civil Society between the State and the Firm / Teodor Shanin, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker -- Private Governance: Private Rules for Privatization? / Marianne Beisheim -- Example: The 'CSR navigator' / Bjorn Stigson, Margaret Flaherty -- 'Co-evolution' between State Regulation and the Private Sector / Raimund Bleischwitz -- Lessons Learned from Privatization / Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger, Marianne Beisheim
Control code
ocm80247538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 414 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781844071777
Lccn
2004025170
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80247538

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