The Resource The right to know : transparency for an open world, Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz, (electronic resource)

The right to know : transparency for an open world, Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz, (electronic resource)

Label
The right to know : transparency for an open world
Title
The right to know
Title remainder
transparency for an open world
Statement of responsibility
Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Right to Know is a timely and compelling consideration of a vital question: What information should governments and other powerful organizations disclose? Excessive secrecy corrodes democracy, facilitates corruption, and undermines good public policymaking, but keeping a lid on military strategies, personal data, and trade secrets is crucial to the protection of the public interest. Over the past several years, transparency has swept the world. India and South Africa have adopted groundbreaking national freedom of information laws. China is on the verge of promulgatin
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 352.38
  • 352.88
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JC598
LC item number
.R547 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Florini, Ann
Series statement
Initiative for Policy Dialogue IPD at Columbia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transparency in government
  • Freedom of information
Label
The right to know : transparency for an open world, Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz; Introduction: The Battle Over Transparency. Ann Florini; Part One: National Stories; 1. India: Grassroots Initiatives. Shekhar Singh; 2. Toward a More Open China. Jamie P. Horsley; 3. Open Government in China: Practice and Problems. Hanhua Zhou; 4. Central and Eastern Europe: Starting from Scratch. Ivan Szekely; 5. The Challenging Case of Nigeria. Ayo Obe; Part Two: Themes; 6. Making the Law Work: The Challenges of Implementation. Laura Neuman and Richard Calland; 7. Prizing Open the Profit-Making World. Richard Calland
  • 8. The Struggle for Openness in the International FinancialInstitutions. Thomas Blanton9. Transparency and Environmental Governance. Vivek Ramkumar and Elena Petkova; 10. Transparency in the Security Sector. Alasdair Roberts; Conclusion: Whither Transparency? Ann Florini; Contributors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (377 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512077
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000772124
  • (EBL)908571
  • (OCoLC)818856160
  • (SSID)ssj0000751372
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12352403
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000751372
  • (PQKBWorkID)10753205
  • (PQKB)10076737
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908571
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000772124
Label
The right to know : transparency for an open world, Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz; Introduction: The Battle Over Transparency. Ann Florini; Part One: National Stories; 1. India: Grassroots Initiatives. Shekhar Singh; 2. Toward a More Open China. Jamie P. Horsley; 3. Open Government in China: Practice and Problems. Hanhua Zhou; 4. Central and Eastern Europe: Starting from Scratch. Ivan Szekely; 5. The Challenging Case of Nigeria. Ayo Obe; Part Two: Themes; 6. Making the Law Work: The Challenges of Implementation. Laura Neuman and Richard Calland; 7. Prizing Open the Profit-Making World. Richard Calland
  • 8. The Struggle for Openness in the International FinancialInstitutions. Thomas Blanton9. Transparency and Environmental Governance. Vivek Ramkumar and Elena Petkova; 10. Transparency in the Security Sector. Alasdair Roberts; Conclusion: Whither Transparency? Ann Florini; Contributors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (377 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512077
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000772124
  • (EBL)908571
  • (OCoLC)818856160
  • (SSID)ssj0000751372
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12352403
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000751372
  • (PQKBWorkID)10753205
  • (PQKB)10076737
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908571
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000772124

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