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Outsourcing Sovereignty: Why Privatization of Government Functions Threatens Democracy and What We Can Do about It

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Reliance on the private military industry and the privatization of public functions has left our government less able to govern effectively. When decisions that should have been taken by government officials are delegated (wholly or in part) to private contractors without appropriate oversight, the public interest is jeopardized. Books on private military have described ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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This book details the use of private military companies and attempts to show how it threatens democracy. I am not sure it actually fulfils that promise though.
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