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Local government ethics programs : a resource for ethics commission members, ethics reformers, local officials, attorneys, journalists, and students

Author: Robert Wechsler; City Ethics.
Publisher: North Haven, CT : Robert Wechsler, ©2012.
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This book is intended as an introduction to local government ethics for those who want to have a grasp on the various issues involved in government ethics; as a resource for those faced with a specific situation, who want to understand the legal and ethical issues involved, as well as the alternative ways of dealing with the situation; as a guidebook for those involved in government ethics reform; and as a text for  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wechsler; City Ethics.
OCLC Number: 794010796
Notes: Hosted on the City Ethics website.
Description: 1 PDF (830 pages ; 3.57 MB)
Contents: Introduction : what local government ethics is and isn't --
What a local government ethics program consists of --
Basic conflict provision and withdrawal --
Other conflict provisions --
Transparency : the three kinds of disclosure --
Procurement --
Guidance : advice, training, and discussion --
Administration --
Enforcement --
Obtaining information : hotlines and whistleblower protection --
Ethics reform --
ethics environments --
Obstacles to overcome --
Appendix 1. Special conflict provisions --
Appendix 2. Online ethics training and information materials --
Books of interest --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Robert Wechsler.

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This book is intended as an introduction to local government ethics for those who want to have a grasp on the various issues involved in government ethics; as a resource for those faced with a specific situation, who want to understand the legal and ethical issues involved, as well as the alternative ways of dealing with the situation; as a guidebook for those involved in government ethics reform; and as a text for students of public administration as well as supplementary reading for local public administrators.

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