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Public-Private Policy Partnerships : Public-Private Policy Partnerships - Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau

Public-Private Policy Partnerships

Public-Private Policy Partnerships

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Partnerships between the public and private sectors to fulfill public functions are on the increase at every level of government. In the United States and Canada they currently operate in most policy areas, and in the U.S. trial programs are planned by the Internal Revenue Service, the Census Bureau, and the Social Security Administration.Partnerships represent the second generation of efforts to bring competitive market discipline to bear on government operations. Unlike the first generation of privatizing efforts, partnering involves sharing both responsibility and financial risk. In the best situations, the strengths of each sector maximize overall performance. In these cases, partnering institutionalizes collaborative arrangements in which the differences between the sectors become blurred.This is the first book to evaluate public-private partnerships in a broad range of policy areas. The chapters focus on education, health care and health policy, welfare, prisons, the criminal justice system, environmental policy, energy policy, technology research and development, and transportation. The contributors come from a number of fields, including political science, education, law, economics, and public health. They merge experiential and social-scientific findings to examine how partnerships perform, to identify the conditions in which they work best, and to determine when they might be expected to fail.Contributors : Ronald J. Daniels, James A. Dunn, Jr., Sheldon Kamieniecki, Harry M. Levin, Stephen H. Linder, Nicholas P. Lovrich, Jr., Mark Carl Rom, Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau, Walter A. Rosenbaum, Anne Larason Schneider, David Shafie, Julie Silvers, Michael S. Sparer, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Michael J. Trebilcock, Scott J. Wallsten.

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"From private prisons to high technology, this book cuts through boththe hype and hostility regarding privatization and public-privatepartnerships. It provides instead solid policy analysis regarding abroad range of contemporary initiatives." Robert Paehlke, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario

Mapping the Terrain of the Public-Private Policy Partnershipp. 1
Coming to Terms with the Public-Private Partnershipp. 19
A Grammar of Multiple Meanings
Public-Private Technology Partnershipsp. 37
Promises and Pitfalls
The Good Lessons of Bad Experiencep. 59
Rethinking the Future of Commercial Nuclear Power
Transportationp. 77
Policy-Level Partnerships and Project-Based Partnerships
An Organizational Analysis of the Public-Private Partnership in the Provision of Public Infrastructurep. 93
Forming Partnerships in Environmental Policyp. 111
The Business of Emissions Trading in Clean Air Management
The Public-Private Nexus in Educationp. 129
Myths and Misunderstandingsp. 143
Health Policy, the Devolution Revolution, and the Push for Privatization
From Welfare State to Opportunity, Inc.p. 161
Public-Private Partnerships in Welfare Reform
Policy Partnering Between the Public and the Not-for-Profit Private Sectorsp. 183
A Key Policy Lever or a Dire Warning of Difficulty Ahead?
Public-Private Partnerships in the U.S. Prison Systemp. 199
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Public-Private Policy Partnershipsp. 217
About the Contributorsp. 243
Indexp. 247
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ISBN: 9780262681148
ISBN-10: 0262681145
Series: Public-Private Policy Partnerships
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Published: 30th May 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43