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[ch]Contents List of Figures 000 List of Boxes 000 Foreword by Prince El Hassan Bin Talal 000 Preface by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young and Matthias Finger 000 EditorsÆ Acknowledgements 000 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations 000 Part I Introduction Limits to Privatization Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger 000 Part II Privatization in Many Sectors: Case Studies and Snapshots Initial remarks Oran R. Young 000 NATURAL RESOURCES AND RELATED INDUSTRIES Water Solving water supply problems in Bolivia: beyond Cochabamba Ralf Südhoff 000 A æWaterlÆeauÆ in Grenoble, France Martin Stürmer 000 Manila: a success story turned sour Dörte Bernhardt 000 Thames Water Utilities Limited, United Kingdom Matthias Finger and Roger Levett 000 Water privatization in Tanzania: mixed results Jürgen Scheffran 000 Budapest sewage works: partial privatization of a Central European utility Alexander Juras and Todd Schenk 000 Management success at Rostock, Germany Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 Metals and Cement Privatization of the mining sector in Zambia: the case of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) Brenda Mofya and Brighton Lubansa 000 Saving Sidex Galati steelmill in Romania Black Sea University Foundation 000 MDK Pirdop copper refinery, Bulgaria: a case of privatization and the environment Alexander Juras and Todd Schenk 000 Other Resources The fight against patents on the neem tree Vandana Shiva and Ruth Brand 000 The basmati patent Ruth Brand 000 Privatizing nature: plundering biodiversity Aziz Choudry 000 Private forests in Germany Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 NETWORK INDUSTRIES Energy Enron: unregulated master of influence Matthias Finger 000 The prize to pay for deregulation of electricity supply in California Ruth Brand and Jürgen Scheffran 000 Telecommunication and Postal Services Telecommunications in Mexico, Uruguay and Argentina: a tale of contrasts Jochen Boekhoff 000 Privatization of telecommunication in Japan Thomas and Max Thümmel 000 Privatization in outer space: lessons from Landsat and beyond Jürgen Scheffran 000 TPG Post: TNT Post Group, Netherlands Matthias Finger 000 Transportation British Rail Martin Weidauer 000 Japanese National Railways Martin Weidauer 000 Regionalization as part of rail restructuring in Germany Martin Weidauer 000 Privatization of the transport sector in Argentina Tim Gürtler 000 Air New Zealand Diwata Hunziker 000 Skyguide: a case of corporatization Matthias Finger 000 OTHER SERVICES Waste Disposal No time to waste: how to avoid too much of a bad thing (Germany, Malaysia) Raimund Bleischwitz and Akira Proske 000 Insurance Abolishing property insurance monopolies in Germany Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg 000 Culture and Media Privatization of Italian Cultural Heritage Roland Benedikter 000 The Salzburg Festival: public responsibility and private money Raffaela Kluge 000 The global media monsters: private media dominate the worldÆs public sphere DuÜan Relji? 000 Health Partial privatization of health care in Chile Olaf Rotthaus 000 Health care in the United States Kai Senf 000 Privatization of the health sector in Germany Fabian Fechner and Thomas Thümmel 000 Health care reform in Zambia Brighton Lubansa and Brenda Mofya 000 Pharmaceutical research and development for neglected diseases: market failures and the case of sleeping sickness Tobias Luppe 000 Education Education in Chile Ernst Hillebrand 000 Community-managed basic education in Guatemala: a solution for the poor? Sabine Speiser 000 The increasing privatization of universities in Tanzania Verdiana G. Masanja and Michael von Hauff 000 Pensions A weak spot in the United States private pension system Beate Klein 000 The Swiss three-pillar pension system Geneviève Reday-Mulvey 000 Police and Security æRent a soldierÆ: the privatization of security and war and the case of mercenary companies in Africa Thomas Thümmel, Fabian Fechner and Jürgen Scheffran 000 Privatization of police services in Frankfurt, Germany Sophie Müller and Simon Stähler 000 Private prisons in the United States John Züchner 000 Part III Privatization in Context Initial remarks Oran R. Young 000 The General Context Post-war history: the ups and downs of the public sector Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 The global context: privatization in a globalizing world Oran R. Young 000 The Regional Context Privatization in G7 countries Matthias Finger 000 Privatization in Latin America Jorge A. Schiavon 000 Liberalization of services: experiences of African consumers Nessie Golakai 000 No limits? Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe Zsolt Boda 000 Privatization in South Asia Joachim Betz 000 Special Issues Essential services: shifting the burden of proof Tim Kessler and Nancy Alexander 000 Privatization of the infrastructures Matthias Finger 000 The top TNCs in public services and private monopolies Matthias Finger 000 How GATS jeopardizes essential services Nancy Alexander and Tim Kessler 000 Privatization and development Andreas Obser 000 Privatization and corruption Frédéric Boehm, Juanita Olaya and Jaime Polanco 000 Employment impacts of privatization Rolph van der Hoeven and Hella Hoppe 000 WomenÆs rights under privatization: the example of Bulgaria, Poland, Russia and Ukraine Anne Zollner 000 Environmental impacts of privatization Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 Does privatization provide the right choice of choice? Observations from Britain Roger Levett 000 Part IV Governance of Privatization Initial remarks Oran R. Young 000 Regulation Matthias Finger Example: water privatization working for the poor û first dos and donÆts of regulation Ralf Südhoff 000 Example: the Parana (Brazil) school performance report cards û tools for public accountability Alcyone Vasconcelos and Simon Schwartzman 000 Privatization and Municipal Democracy Nele Schneidereit and Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 Financing Global Public Goods: Challenges Inge Kaul Example: private funding of infrastructure in developing countries Peter Wolff 000 Escaping Pernicious Dualism: Civil Society between the State and the Firm Teodor Shanin and Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker 000 Private Governance: Private Rules for Privatization? Marianne Beisheim Example: The CSR navigator Björn Stigson and Margaret Flaherty 000 æCo-evolutionÆ between State Regulation and the Private Sector Raimund Bleischwitz 000 Part V Conclusion Lessons Learned From Privatization Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Oran R. Young, Matthias Finger and Marianne Beisheim 000 About the Editors and Authors 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
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