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The Right to know: transparency for an open world

Author: Florini, Ann Series: Initiative for policy dialogue at Columbia Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 368 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0231141580Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print H97 .R54 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Right to Know Transparency for an Open World Contents Foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz vii Introduction: The Battle Over Transparency 1 Ann Florini PART ONE: NATIONAL STORIES 1. India: Grassroots Initiatives 19 Shekhar Singh 2. Toward a More Open China? 54 Jamie P. Horsley 3. Open Government in China: Practice and Problems 92 Hanhua Zhou 4. Central and Eastern Europe: Starting from Scratch 116 Ivan Szekely 5. The Challenging Case of Nigeria 143 Ayo Obe PART 2: THEMES 6. Making the Law Work: The Challenges of Implementation 179 Laura Neuman and Richard Calland 7. Prizing Open the Profit-Making World 214 Richard Calland 8. The Struggle for Openness in the International Financial Institutions 243 Thomas Blanton 9. Transparency and Environmental Governance 279 Vivek Ramkumar and Elena Petkova 10. Transparency in the Security Sector 309 Alasdair Roberts Conclusion: Whither Transparency? 337 Ann Florini Contributors 349 Index 353

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