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Our common wealth: the return of public ownership in the United States

Our common wealth: the return of public ownership in the United States

Hanna, Thomas M., author; Manchester University Press, publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Thomas M. Hanna
ISBN: 1526133784, 1526133792, 1526133806, 9781526133786, 9781526133793, 9781526133809
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Note: Includes index.
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Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (256 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
System: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
Series: Manchester Political Studies
Subject: Economics, finance, business and management.; Business and management.; United States Economic policy Citizen participation.; Ownership and organization of enterprises.; Public ownership / nationalization.; Government ownership United States.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.


  1. Foreword: On the importance of democratic public ownership / Gar Alperovitz
  2. Preface: The return of public ownership / Andrew Cumbers
  3. Introduction: Public ownership in urgent political perspective
  4. 1. Public ownership in the United States and around the world
  5. 2. The efficiency debate
  6. 3. Why public ownership?
  7. 4. Public ownership and alternative system models
  8. 5. Towards a framework of public ownership for the twenty-first century
  9. Conclusion: Systemic crisis and democratic public ownership
  10. Index.