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Labor-Environmental Coalition Formation: Framing and the Right to Know

Brian Mayer, Phil Brown, and Rachel Morello-Frosch

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the formation of a cross-movement coalition involving labor, environmental, and community organizations in New Jersey during the 1980s. The New Jersey Right-to-Know Coalition ... More


Information as a Policy Tool: The Toxics Release Inventory

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

in Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The Toxics Release Inventory, created in the aftermath of the Bhopal poisonous gas tragedy in India, is a cornerstone of the environmental right-to-know program in the U.S. TRI is the nation’s first ... More


The National Context for Transparency-Based Global Environmental Governance1

Florini Ann and Jairaj Bharath

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Ann Florini and Bharath Jairaj present a comparative analysis of diverse national contexts shaping uptake, institutionalization and effects of transparency. The chapter documents the ... More


The 1997 White Paper: a symbolic victory?

Ben Worthy

in The Politics of Freedom of Information: How and Why Governments Pass Laws that Threaten their Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097676
eISBN:
9781526124159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097676.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the UK FOI policy developed in a series of phases. This chapter covers the first stage of the development covered the first eight months, from Labour entering power in May 1997 to the publication ... More


Creating Spaces for Democracy

Ujjwal Kumar Singh and Anupama Roy

in Election Commission of India: Institutionalising Democratic Uncertainties

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199494255
eISBN:
9780199096978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494255.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The unfolding of electoral governance has shown that the powers of Parliament and the ECI remain overlapping and therefore contested, owing to the ambivalence in the Constitution on their relative ... More


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