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1st Edition

Nationalized Industry and Public Ownership

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ISBN 9781032202976
February 25, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
586 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1960, Nationalized Industry and Public Ownership is concerned with the state of nationalized industries in Britain in the context of the wider sphere of public enterprise in the world. It critically examines themes like the motives and background of nationalization; the state of public corporation in Britain; public utilities as monopoly; parliamentary debates and questions regarding government control; the idea of public accountability; the status of consumers’ councils, and the link between labour relations and public ownership. This book is an important historical document for scholars and researchers of public administration, political economy, British economy, labour economics and British labour history.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition Preface 1. Public Enterprise Today 2. The Motives and Background of Nationalization 3. The Public Corporation in Britain 4. Organization and Management 5. Competition and Monopoly 6. Government Control 7. Parliamentary Debates and Questions 8. Public Accountability 9. The Governing Board 10. Consumers’ & Consultative Councils 11. Finance 12. Labour Relations 13. Research 14. Development 15. Performance 16. Public Ownership Appendix Bibliography Index

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William A. Robson