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Power play : the fight to control the world's electricity / Sharon Beder
Bib ID 3822495
Format BookBook
Author
Beder, Sharon
 
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Description New York : New Press, c2003 
xii, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 156584808X
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Introduction 1
  • PART ONE: Power politics in the United States before deregulation
  • 1 Utilities Set the Agenda, 1900-1925 22
  • 2 Power Propaganda Between the Wars 36
  • 3 Struggle for Control Before the Second World War 53
  • 4 Continuing Propaganda after the War 69
  • PART TWO: The United States deregulates and markets rule
  • 5 Driving Deregulation 86
  • 6 Deregulation in California 101
  • 7 Federal Politics 121
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Electric power production -- Political aspects.  |  Electric utilities -- Corrupt practices -- Case studies.  |  Electric utilities -- Deregulation -- Case studies.  |  Electric utilities -- Government policy -- Case studies.

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