International Privatisation: Strategies and Practices

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Privatising the Worlds? 1
Ch. 1 The Internationalisation of Privatisation 25
Ch. 2 The Legal Techniques of Privatisation 43
Ch. 3 Privatization and "Popular Capitalism": The Case of Japan 78
Ch. 4 Privatization American Style: The "Grand Illusion" 87
Ch. 5 Privatising State Owned Housing 105
Ch. 6 Commerce vs. Politics: Compulsory Competitive Tendering and the Determination of Employment Policy in a British Local Authority 119
Ch. 7 Steel, State, and Industrial Relations: Restructuring Work and Employment Relations in the Steel Industry 139
Ch. 8 The Partial Privatisation of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia 153
Ch. 9 Privatisation and Democratisation in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union 165
Ch. 10 The Role of the Banking Sector in the Process of Privatisation 185
Ch. 11 Privatization in Hungary: Wishful Thinking or Economic Way Out? 203
Ch. 12 Privatisation in East Germany and the Chance of Workers' Participation: A Problems Approach 234
Ch. 13 Privatisation in Poland: People's Capitalism? 245
Ch. 14 Post-Soviet Privatisation and Workers' Self-Management? 262
Ch. 15 On the "Third Sector" in Central and Eastern European Post-Soviet Type Economies 273
Ch. 16 Privatisation: East Meets West 289
Ch. 17 A Comparative Study of the Policies Towards Foreign and Chinese Owned Private Enterprises in the People's Republic of China 327
Ch. 18 South Africa: Privatisation and Nationalisation in the Post-Apartheid Economy 341
Ch. 19 Privatisation of Public Enterprises in the Less Developed Countries 354
Ch. 20 Public Enterprise and Privatisation in Botswana 380
Ch. 21 Reconstructing the Public Sector: Performance Measurement, Quality Assurance, and Social Accountability 399
International Privatisation: Strategies and Practices St. Andrews University, Scotland 12-14 September 1991 432
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