Privatization of City Services Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Privatization of City Services
This paper presents the advantages and disadvantages of contracting out city services.
# 123384 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Political Science (General) , Public Administration (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses the pros and cons of government contracting out selected city services (ambulance services, garbage pickup, hospital, airport and school district management, among other services) to private sector firms.

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"One of the major trends observed in providing city services today is privatization or contracting out selected services to private sector firms in order not only to improve the quality of services but to gain savings for the city itself. Privatization as it is understood herein refers primarily to government's contracting out of local public services to private providers. Over the course of the last three or more decades this method of providing public services ..."

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