Freedom of Information and the Developing World

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  • Author : Colin Darch
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630204
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Freedom of Information and the Developing World

Freedom of Information and the Developing World
  • Author : Colin Darch,Peter G Underwood
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2009
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Rather than simply summarising the state of play in African countries and elsewhere, Freedom of Information and the Developing World identifies and makes explicit the assumptions about the citizen’s relationship to the state that lie beneath Freedom of Information (FoI) discourse. The book goes on to test them against the reality of the pervasive politics of patronage that characterise much of African practice. Develops a discourse about the concept of FoI Discussion of the human rights claim appropriates the

Freedom of Information in the Developing World

Freedom of Information in the Developing World
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Annotation Rather than simply summarising the state of play in African countries and elsewhere, this book identifies and makes explicit the assumptions about the citizen's relationship to the state that lie beneath Freedom of Information (FoI) discourse. The book goes on to test them against the reality of the pervasive politics of patronage that characterise much of African practice.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 29 June 2016
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  • Release : 30 September 2016
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  • Release : 24 August 2007
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  • Release : 30 April 2015
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The dot-com revolution has brought many advances before unimagined. Of them all, it may be said that none have surpassed e-government in attracting a significant number of researchers and practitioners from around the world. However, the question remains whether everyone is ready to join the e-government movement, or if some are just blindly following the latest trend. Digital Solutions for Contemporary Democracy and Government touches on several key issues and challenges surrounding the recent e-government boom and offers practical solutions