Open Government

Open Government

by David L. Hudson
     
 

The pros and cons of current federal and state approaches to the Freedom of Information Act and relevant issues are outlined in this useful resource for high school civics courses and undergraduate courses in public policy and political science. The history of American policy concerning open government and access to information is described in the first chapter.… See more details below

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Overview

The pros and cons of current federal and state approaches to the Freedom of Information Act and relevant issues are outlined in this useful resource for high school civics courses and undergraduate courses in public policy and political science. The history of American policy concerning open government and access to information is described in the first chapter. Subsequent chapters present related issues, including freedom of information and the public interest, cameras in courtrooms, and access by the press in military matters. An appendix provides guidance for research. A bibliography is provided. Hudson is an attorney specializing in First Amendment issues. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791080900
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Point/Counterpoint Series: Issues in Contemporary American Society
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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