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LWV Privatization Study Resources
The Policy Agenda to Transfer Government Functions, Services and Assets to the Private Sector

Originally prepared in connection with the Spring 2011 Program and Study

LWVUS Materials

  • LWV Privatization Study Main Page
  • Scope of LWVUS Privatization Study
    Subcontracting Public Education
    Privatization of Prisons
    Privatization of Publicly Owned Waste Water Treatment Plants
    The Legal Framework of Transparency and Accountability within the Context of Privatization


  • Privatization of Public Services: A Research Project: Taking a Look at the Pros and Cons of Privatizing Public Agency Services in the Shasta County Area. (Mary B. Machado, Executive Director, Shasta Voices, August 10, 2009)
  • Government Privatization: History, Examples, and Issues (Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, Springfield, Illinois, October 2006)
  • The Meaning of Privatization (Paul Starr, Yale Law and Policy Review 6 (1988): 6-41)
  • Privatization: A Seattle League Study (September 2009)

    Last updated December 2011