Drawing on literature from several disciplines, this enlightening book examines the history of whistleblower laws throughout the world and provides an analytical structure for the most common debates about the nature of such laws and their potential successes and failures.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Successes and failures 2. Question authority 3. Nonviolence and civil disobedience 4. Whistleblower stories and emerging narratives 5. Watergate and whistleblower protection 6. The Civil Service Reform Act and whistleblower protection 7. Retrospective and forecast 8. Incentives 9. Private-sector laws 10. Institutional failure 11. Interpretation 12. National security 13. Global whistleblower laws 14. Civil society 15. Perspectives 16. Old issues - new controversies.