Privatising Capital examines the old improvement of Poland’s public zone and its welfare nation. Their infrastructure, companies and staff upload as much as a sort of public capital, upon which the majority of society relies. The ebook describes the continuing makes an attempt to financialise and commodify this public capital and examines how this happens within the components of healthiness, schooling and pensions. It additionally analyses the effect of public capital at the rules and reviews of the inhabitants and the way it impacts modern ideologies and politics in Poland.

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