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Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Two principal missions underlay the discussion in this chapter. First, it scrutinizes the notion of “access to information” and translates it into a vocabulary that property law can process and ... More


What Hope for Freedom of Information in the UK?

Andrew McDonald

in Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses freedom of information (FOI) in the United Kingdom. It discusses the terminology associated with FOI, namely, transparency and openness. FOI refers to access to non-personal ... More


Freedom of Information: A Global Perspective

Sudhir Naib

in The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter summarizes the development, the growth, and the present trend in the freedom of information (FOI) movement and the general applicability of this doctrine within a global context. It ... More


The Environment Agency

Tony Prosser

in The Regulatory Enterprise: Government, Regulation, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579839
eISBN:
9780191594472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579839.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter applies the arguments developed in Chapter 1 to the UK Environment Agency. The origins of the Agency are described, noting how it undertakes both managerial and regulatory functions but ... More


The Protection of Human Rights

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses human rights protection in Japan. Topics covered include the development of human rights law, the Constitution, restrictions on human rights, freedom of expression, access to ... More


Participatory Public Space: A Post-Liberal Framework

Shalini Venturelli

in Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter constructs a diagram and framework for a participatory public space. It opens a discussion on the application of the concept of a participatory diagram of public space and a detailed and ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


The Scope of Freedom of Speech

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the scope of the freedom of speech, that is, whether the freedom requires recognition of some positive rights to speak or of access to information, or whether it necessarily ... More


The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reprints the full text of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002 and received Royal Assent on 28 May 2002. The Act ... More


Freedom of Speech in the Media

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines different perspectives on the relationship of freedom of speech and freedom of the press, along with the concept of editorial freedom, arguably the central idea in any discrete ... More


Environmental Information

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on access to environmental information. Before the Freedom of Information ... More


Privacy and Confidentiality in Epidemiology: Special Challenges of Using Information Obtained without Informed Consent

Ellen Wright Clayton

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the following questions: What values underlie privacy and confidentiality and what consequences follow from their breach? What values justify intrusion upon privacy and ... More


Information, Public Participation, and Accountability

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the matter which is necessarily underlying local representative democracy: the provision of information to the electorate. Freedom of information is an important aspect but it ... More


Participation Rights in EU Administrative Rule‐making

Joana Mendes

in Participation in EU Rule-Making: A Rights-Based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599769
eISBN:
9780191729195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599769.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 5 examines the Courts' approach to participation in rulemaking procedures analysing in depth the Courts' leading ruling on this matter (Atlanta). It argues that the different positions of the ... More


Study publication and information policies

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with general policy issues involved in the production and publication of study manuscripts. Topics discussed include publication questions, authorship and internal review ... More


Commentary: Gatekeeping Access to Genetic Information: A Response to “Genetic Research to Facilitate Personalized Medicine: Ethical and Policy Challenges”

Douglas Sipp

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0035
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this commentary in response to Maschke’s article, the author reviews the arguments made for and against the gatekeeping approach to access to personal genetic information by human research ... More


The right to information in practice: adoption records, confidentiality and secrecy

Gary Clapton

in Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses the policy, practice, and attitudes that can restrict information for adopted people who seek access to adoption agency records. It focuses on the ‘closed’ adoptions of the ... More


The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035170
eISBN:
9780262336291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035170.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Each of us has an ever-growing collection of personal digital data: documents, emails, Web pages we visited, tasks, contacts, appointments and pictures we took. To use any of this, we have to find ... More


Reconfiguring Access in Research: Information, Expertise, and Experience

William H. Dutton

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how choices about the design and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), including the telegraph and the Internet, have reconfigured access to information, ... More


Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Richard D. Taylor and Amit M. Schejter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This volume not only examines traditional questions about broadband, such as availability and access, but also explores and evaluates new metrics that are more applicable to the evolving technologies ... More


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