Title

The Right to Know: Transparency for an Open World

Publication Type

Edited Book

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Transparency in government, Freedom of information

Discipline

Political Science | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

Research Areas

Political Science

ISBN

9780231141581

Publisher

Columbia University Press

City or Country

New York

Additional URL

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/74649139

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