Freedom of Information by Kaye Stearman
  

Synopsis

Freedom of Information by Kaye Stearman

Does freedom of information ensure citizens have access to information held by the government to which they are entitled? Or could freedom of information requests pose a threat to national security? Explore these issues in detail, look at the historical background to Freedom of Information Acts around the world and the implications of freedom of information today. The author uses real-life case studies to illustrate the subject; fact panels, quotes and statistics allow an informed insight into the discussion and encourage lively debate. Written by Kaye Stearman who has worked in the fields of human rights, minorities, health and development and consumer rights.

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The authors address these topics fairly and impartially, with substantial support for both sides of the arguments. Written clearly and concisely... fact boxes, viewpoints containing quoted opinions, supporting case studies, and succinct chapter summaries all contribute to the overall appeal and usefulness of these books. School Library Journal Opening up the debate for young people. Carousel

About the Author

Kaye Stearman has worked for international organizations in the field of human rights, minorities, health and development. She is also an experienced writer of children's books and has published titles on human rights and social issues.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Kaye Stearman
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th May 2016

ISBN

9780750297462


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