Privatization and Regulatory Regimes

Colin Scott

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548453
Published online September 2009 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

 Privatization and Regulatory Regimes

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This article examines the various privatization and regulatory regimes in public policy. Interdependence and regulatory regimes are discussed first, followed by the modalities of control. The article identifies the varieties of regulatory organization and style before introducing the concept of regulatory legitimacy.

Keywords: privatization regimes; regulatory regimes; interdependence; modalities of control; regulatory style; regulatory legitimacy

Article.  8153 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy ; Comparative Politics

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