xiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 135.
Formatted Contents Note
Pt. I: Transparency as a term, idea, and movement. Transparency in historical perspective / Christopher Hood ; Varieties of transparency / David Heald Pt. II: Transparency as a problem and solution. Transparency as a human right / Patrick Birkinshaw ; Transparency as an instrumental value / David Heald ; Transparency and the ethics of communication / Onora O'Neill ; The more closely we are watched, the better we behave? / Andrea Prat Pt. III: Transparency and institutional behaviour. Dashed expectations: governmental adaptation to transparency rules / Alasdair Roberts ; What hope for freedom of information in the UK? / Andrew McDonald ; Member-state budgetary transparency in the economic and monetary union / James D. Savage ; Does transparency make difference? The example of the European Council of Ministers / David Stasavage Pt. IV: Transparency and information-age technology. Varieties of software and their implications for effective democratic government / L. Jean Camp ; Transparency and digital government / Helen Margetts Pt. V: Conclusion. Beyond exchanging first principles? Some closing comments / Christopher Hood.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.