[govinfo] For Right to Know Day: Free download of Coglianese on Obama¹s transparency record

  • From: Alasdair Roberts <alasdair.roberts@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <govinfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 13:38:24 -0400

From Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and
Institutions | http://www.governancejournal.net

September 28 is International Right to Know Day.  To mark the day,
Governance is providing free access to Professor Cary Coglianese¹s article
from its new issue (22.4, October 2009).  In "The Transparency President?
The Obama Administration and Open Government," Coglianese assesses the
administration¹s early record on transparency and warns that high public
expectations about openness may not be realized.  He also raises larger
questions about ³an excessive emphasis on fishbowl governance,² aimed mainly
at the disclosure of details about how officials behave.  The neglected
alternative, says Coglianese, might be a strategy of ³reasoned transparency,
that demands that government officials offer explicit explanations for their
actions.²  

Download the article for free:
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122605391/abstract

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