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Author Schudson, Michael, author.

Title The rise of the right to know : politics and the culture of transparency, 1945-1975 / Michael Schudson.

Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 209 I5 G1 SCHU    DUE 25-09-19 BONUS OFFSITE
Physical description 348 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A cultural right to know -- Origins of the Freedom of Information Act -- The consumer's right to be informed -- Opening up Congress -- The media's presence -- "To let people know in time" -- Transparency in a transformed democracy -- Disclosure and its discontents.
Subject Freedom of information -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Transparency in government -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Consumer protection -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental impact statements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780674744059 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0674744055 (hardcover : alk. paper)