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The rule of nobody : saving America from dead laws and broken government

Author: Philip K Howard
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Discusses how dead rules and outmoded laws inhibit policy changes and paralyze officials and citizens and argues how setting goals and boundaries instead of dictating choices can mobilize the democracy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Howard
ISBN: 9780393082821 0393082822
OCLC Number: 738350152
Description: x, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The rule of nobody --
Rethinking the rule of law --
Regulating by personal responsibility --
The framework of law, properly understood --
Ending bureaucratic amorality --
History of human choice in American law --
Government by real people, not theories --
Democracy without leaders --
A new charter for public leadership --
Citizen supervision of government --
Appendix: Bill of responsibilities --
proposed amendments to the constitution.
Responsibility: Philip K. Howard.
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America is run by dead people-leaders from past generations who enacted programmes that churn ahead regardless of waste, irrelevance or new priorities.  Read more...

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"Philip Howard has been on a lonely crusade for common sense, good government, and other quixotic ideas. He's done it again with The Rule of Nobody, an utterly compelling and persuasive book that, if Read more...

 
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