Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Privatizing Public Enterprises by Cosmo Graham

This is the first book to use a comparative approach to examine the effects of different constitutional and legal traditions on privatization. Cosmo Graham and Tony Prosser focus on privatization in the UK and France. They suggest that the British Government was remarkably free from constitutional limitation, whereas in France the written constitution imposed important restrictions on the scope of privatization and on the arrangements of the pricing of shares. They go on to describe the links created between privatized enterprises and government by devices such a golden shares and analyse the constraints of competition law and the regulatory arrangements in Britain. They also compare the British regulatory agencies with those in the US, looking in particular at the way in which the influence of Federal and State constitutions has led to the incorporation of significant elements of openness in decision-making procedures. This detailed analysis of the effect of legal constraints on economic policy adds a constitutional dimension to what has primarily been seen as an economic issue, and will make a unique and valuable contribution to current debates in political studies.

Buy Privatizing Public Enterprises by Cosmo Graham from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780198273394
ISBN-10: 0198273398
Format: Hardback
(224mm x 141mm x 21mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 14-Feb-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Privatizing Public Enterprises by Cosmo Graham

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Privatizing Public Enterprises book by Cosmo Graham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Cosmo Graham

Competition, Regulation and the New Economy by Cosmo Graham
Hardback, August 2004
$106.20 $118.00
Regulating Public Utilities by Cosmo Graham
Hardback, February 2000
$97.20 $108.00
EU and UK Competition Law by Cosmo Graham
Paperback, May 2013