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Call # JC598 .R547 2007
Title The right to know : transparency for an open world / Ann Florini, editor ; foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2007
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Descript. viii, 368 p. ; 24 cm
Series Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia
Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia (Series)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Transparency in government
Freedom of information
Alt Author Florini, Ann
OCLC # 74649139
Table of Contents
 Introduction : the battle over transparency / Ann Florini1
1India : grassroots initiatives / Shekhar Singh19
2Toward a more open China? / Jamie P. Horsley54
3Open government in China : practice and problems / Hanhua Zhou92
4Central and Eastern Europe : starting from scratch / Ivan Szekely116
5The challenging case of Nigeria / Ayo Obe143
6Making the law work : the challenges of implementation / Laura Neuman, Richard Calland179
7Prizing open the profit-making world / Richard Calland214
8The struggle for openness in the international financial institutions / Thomas Blanton243
9Transparency and environmental governance / Vivek Ramkumar, Elena Petkova279
10Transparency in the security sector / Alasdair Roberts309
 Conclusion : whither transparency? / Ann Florini337