ESSU Research Paper No 1: A Typology of Privatisation and Marketisation by Dexter Whitfield

A paper setting out a four part typology of privatisation and marketisation. The typology provides examples and explanation of the different types of privatisation and marketisation; methods; political, social and economic objectives; and the impact on the state and public services.

The different forms of privatisation and marketisation do not take place in isolation. They are part of a broader restructuring of the state in the interests of capital.

The paper sets out a four-part typology of privatisation and marketisation of public services providing a examples of each:

  • Marketisation of global public goods

  • Marketisation and privatisation of assets and services

  • Privatisation of governance and democracy

  • Privatisation of the public domain

The full report.


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