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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
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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Genre/Form: Book
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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"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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