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Brokering Access: Power, Politics and Fredom of Information Process in Canada Mike Larsen

Brokering Access: Power, Politics and Fredom of Information Process in Canada

Mike Larsen

Published August 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780774823227
Hardcover
400 pages
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Access to information (ATI) is widely regarded as a fundamental democratic right. Yet in Canada there still exists a struggle between the publics quest for accountability and the governments culture of secrecy. Drawing together the perspectives ofMoreAccess to information (ATI) is widely regarded as a fundamental democratic right. Yet in Canada there still exists a struggle between the publics quest for accountability and the governments culture of secrecy. Drawing together the perspectives of social scientists, journalists, and ATI advocates, Brokering Access explores the policies and practices surrounding access to information at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. This groundbreaking volume is the first of its kind to promote the idea that ATI should be used as a critical research strategy. It is a vital resource for scholars, policy makers, journalists, and anyone who is concerned about access to information and its effect on all Canadians.