Public officials across America are discovering a solution to soaring government deficits, crushing tax burdens, inefficient bureaucracies, and public sector waste and fraud. The answer? Let private enterprise solve public problems.

This collection of 26 case studies shows how services including trash collection, education, mail delivery, and environmental protection have been better and less expensively provided by the private sector.

Michigan Governor John Engler writes in the book's foreword, "No one who fancies himself a `public servant' should dismiss [privatization] out of hand." 202 pages.