Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey; 2nd edition

The importance of the right to information or the right to know is an increasingly constant refrain in the mouths of development practitioners, civil society, academics, the media and governments.

What is this right, is it really a right and how have governments sought to give effect to it? These are some of the questions this book seeks to address, providing an accessible account of the law and practice regarding freedom of information, and an analysis of what is working and why.


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  • Bibliographic reference
  • Collation: 164 p.
  • Author(s): Mendel, Toby
  • Publication year: 2008
  • Document code: CI-2007/WS/15
  • Edition: 2nd rev. ed.
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