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About Dexter Whitfield

Dexter Whitfield is director of the European Services Strategy Unit and Adjunct Associate Professor, Australian Institute for Social Research, University of Adelaide. He is the author of Public Services or Corporate Welfare (2001), New Labour’s Attack on Public Services (2006), Global Auction of Public Assets, Reconstructing the economy, state and public services, (2010), and In Place of Austerity (2012).

Articles by Dexter Whitfield

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Should we turn the NHS into co-ops and mutuals?

As the government again pushes the 'mutualisation' of the NHS, Professor Dexter Whitfield argues all such transfers are privatisation.

Beware the UK’s 'community rights': the latest mutation of privatisation

Cutting through the coalition government’s rhetoric of localism and ‘community rights’, Dexter Whitfield exposes a strategy to further destabilise and fracture public provision, accelerating marketisation and privatisation.

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