The Resource Privatizing Public Lands

Privatizing Public Lands

Label
Privatizing Public Lands
Title
Privatizing Public Lands
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
In the United States, private ownership of land is not a new idea, yet the federal government retains title to roughly a quarter of the nation's land, including national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges. Managing these properties is expensive and contentious, and few management decisionsescape criticism. Some observers, however, argue that such criticism is largely misdirected. The fundamental problem, in their view, is collective ownership and its solution is privatization. A free market, they claim, directs privately owned resources to their most productive uses, andprivatizing publi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
333.1/6
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD216 -- L44 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Privatizing Public Lands
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Federal Lands, Past and Present; 3. The Case for Privatization; 4. Productivity Standards; 5. The Productivity of Privatization; 6. Rationalizing Economic Values; 7. The Ethics of Privatization; 8. Self-interest and Collective Management; 9. Marketization; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn935260691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195358254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35940888
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935260691
  • pebcs0195358252

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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