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Public Services International Research Unit.

In the Library: Articles

Bagwell, Philip. "From canal lock to gridlock," History Today (8/01):26-27.

Dowie, Mark. "The fate of commons: privatization, shared resources, & the public trust," Orion (8-9/03):?.

Klein, Naomi. "Privatization in disguise," Nation (4/28/03). On early moves to divide up Iraqi economy between American corporations.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anderson, Terry Lee & Peter J. Hill (eds.) The Privatization Process: A Worldwide Perspective (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996).

__________; Vernon L. Smith & Emily Simmons. How & Why to Privatize Federal Lands (Washington: Cato Institute, 1999).

Bollier, David. Silent Theft: Private Plunder of our Common Wealth (NY: Routledge, 2002).

Browning, Frank. The Vanishing Land: The Corporate Theft of America (NY: Harper & Row, 1975).

MacLeod, Dag. Downsizing the State: Privatization & the Limits of Neoliberal Reform in Mexico (University Park: Pennsylvnia State U., 2005).

Minow, Martha. Partners not Rivals: Privatization & the Public Good (Boston: Beacon, 2002).

Ridgway, James. Who Owns the Earth? (NY: Macmillan, 1980).

Rifkin, Jeremy. The Age of Access: The New Culture of Hypercapitalism, Where All of Life is a Paid-For Experience (NY: J.P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2000).

Scarpaci, Joseph. (ed.) Health Services Privatization in Industrial Societies (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1989).

Steinberg, Theodore. Slide Mountain. Or the Folly of Owning Nature (Berkeley: U. of California, 1995).

Starr, Paul. The Limits of Privatization (Washington: Economic Policy Institute, 1987).

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Film & Video

"Thirst" [2004], dir. Alan Snitow & Deborah Kaufman, 60m. From Bullfrog Films. Devastating report on world-wide corporate campaign to privatize water supplies, & campaigns of resistance in Bolivia, India & Stockton, CA.

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