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Lecture 16

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School
University of Waterloo
Department
Recreation and Leisure Studies
Course
REC 101
Professor
Troy Glover
Semester
Fall

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Profile of the Public Leisure Sector in Canada REC 101 November 12, 2010 Argument for Government Provision  Government is more effective in forwarding certain social purposes o Externalities -> the impact of the services , public sector is concerned with externalities , especially negative externalities, so that  There are certain activities of such moral significance they should not be provided by the market o Is recreation one of them? No right answer o It is political , this is what makes it unique than the other sectors o The choice of what to make a public service -> it might be experience to maintain Further Arguments  Accessibility o Making service accessible to those who would otherwise have no access o Because these services are expensive , the public sector makes it available to all  Externalities o Costs or benefits are not taken into account by producers or consumers  Information asymmetries o Reduces inventive for producer to oversupply or the consumer to “under-demand” o Will provide the service irrespective to the cost because they are focused on the provision of that service to the public To Serve the Public Good  The normative standards and policies that guide the political and social life of society o Normative: the way things ought to be  “the enrichment of life and promotion and the well-being of the entire community” o Public benefits , benefits to everyone , even if individuals don’t use the services themselves,  Non-rival in consumption  Is there an objective public good ? o There is no definition to consuetude the objective of public good ( not straight forward ) o Debates on what the direction of government ought to be -> inherently political Social Roles and Expectations  Tax payers expect government to use public funds for the common good o What the public thinks is important to fund ( e
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