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Research handbook on transparency

Author: Padideh Ala'i; Robert G Vaughn
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years the concept of transparency has received much attention, but few have approached the topic from a critical standpoint.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padideh Ala'i; Robert G Vaughn
ISBN: 9781781007938 1781007934 9781783477852 1783477857
OCLC Number: 990337716
Description: xiv, 418 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Transparency and closure / H. Patrick Glenn --
The relationship between transparency, whistleblowing and public trust / A.J. Brown, Wim Vandekerckhove and Suelette Dreyfus --
Exploring the legal architecture of transparency / Elizabeth Fisher --
The associations of judicial transparency with administrative transparency / Robert G. Vaughn --
Opposing legal transparency in dynastic China : the persuasive logic of confucianist views on legal opaqueness / John W. Head --
Transparency and the Shi'i clerical elite / Haider Al Hamoudi --
Transparency under dispute : public relations, bureaucracy, and democracy in Mexico / Irma Eréndira Sandoval --
When transparency meets politics : the case of Mexico's electoral ballots / John Mill Ackerman --
The role of the courts in China's progress toward transparency / Liu Wenjing --
The history of government transparency / Daniel J. Metcalfe --
The long and winding road to transparency in the UK / Shonali Routray --
Transparency in policymaking --
the (mostly) laudable example of the U.S. rulemaking system / Jeffrey S. Lubbers --
Faux transparency : ethics, privacy, and the demise of the STOCK Act's massive online disclosure of employees' finances / Kathleen Clark and Cheryl Embree --
Transparency at the World Bank / Daniel J. Metcalfe --
The emerging norm of transparency in international environmental governance / David B. Hunter --
Transparency in international economic relations and the role of the WTO / Padideh Ala'i & Matthew D'Orsi
Responsibility: edited by Padideh Ala'i, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law, USA ; Robert G. Vaughn, Professor of Law and A. Allen King Scholar, American University Washington College of Law, USA

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'"Transparency" has multiple, contested meanings. This broad-ranging volume accepts that complexity and thoughtfully contrasts alternative views through conceptual pieces, country cases, and Read more...

 
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