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The economics of transparency in politics

The economics of transparency in politics

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transparency in government.,
  • Government information.,
  • Disclosure of information.,
  • Freedom of information.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Albert Breton ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBreton, Albert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC598 .E26 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000025M
    ISBN 109780754649335
    LC Control Number2006031442


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