Outsourcing Sovereignty by Paul R. Verkuil
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Outsourcing Sovereignty
By Paul R. Verkuil

Outsourcing Sovereignty

Why Privatization of Government Functions Threatens Democracy and What We Can Do About it

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Outsourcing Sovereignty by Paul R. Verkuil

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This book describes the largely overlooked process of using private government contractors to perform essential or inherent functions in the military and civilian sectors of government. It shows how such practices undermine the capacity effectiveness and morale of government officials and it establishes constitutional and statutory arguments against the practice. It recognizes and accepts the proper role for outsourcing or privatization while safeguarding against its improper use. The argument ultimately turns on the necessity for our democratic system to require the executive branch to perform crucial tasks in-house unless Congress has permitted delegations to private contractors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521686884
ISBN-10: 0521686881
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book examines the common practice of government contracting for tasks and consulting.

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Author Biography - Paul R. Verkuil

Dr Paul R. Verkuil is currently Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, having formerly been the Dean of both Cardozo Law School and Tulane Law School. He is the President Emeritus of the College of William and Mary. He was a Special Master of the US Supreme Court in New Jersey v. New York. He is a leading scholar in administrative law and the author of over seventy articles on administrative, regulatory, and Constitutional law. He is the co-author of a leading treatise on administrative law and casebook in regulation and deregulation.

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