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Public Information Officers and Their Role

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/9780198067474.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter expounds on the role of PIOs. It starts by reviewing the decisions and instructions of the CIC and the government, before moving on to a list of the various duties and responsibilities ... More


How to Make use of Right to Information

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/9780198067474.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of the RTI Act, 2005 and addresses several questions. These questions pertain to eligibility, the kind of information that is exempted from disclosure, the type of ... More


Obligations of Public Authorities

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/9780198067474.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the guidelines for public authorities and their respective obligations under the RTI Act, 2005. It presents important decisions of the Central Information Commission (CIC) and ... More


Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Alon Peled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Information sharing failures in the public sector present a critical challenge to the modern information state that costs lives and billions of dollars annually. The book presents a thorough ... More


Cooperative Homo economicus

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

in A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines whether recent advances in the theory of repeated games, as exemplified by the so-called folk theorem and related models, address the shortcomings of the self-interest based ... More


The Public Sector Information Exchange (PSIE)

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter explains the concept of a Public Sector Information Exchange (PSIE). It then presents a detailed case study of a supply-chain PSIE model: the Australian CrimTrac program that was ... More


Consumer Perceptions of the Risks and Benefits Associated With Food Hazards

Lynn Frewer, Heleen van Dijk, and Arnout Fischer

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses both behavioural changes and consumer responses to public health information, and consumer perceptions of risk and benefit associated with specific food choices. These are ... More


Educating, informing, and mobilizing the public

Monica Schoch-Spana

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the education, information, and mobilization of the public after the 9/11 attacks. It addresses the constructive public response, devising public-communication strategies, ... More


The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Sudhir Naib

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This handbook provides a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the Right to Information Act 2005. The Act, one of the most remarkable piece of legislation in the world, for the first time ... More


Conceptual development of the resource-based approach

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter contains an in-depth definition of the aforementioned resource-based approach to public policy resources, which is usually used for analysing the institutional conditions for sustainable ... More


A Political Strategy to Promote PSIE

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter eight offers practical advise for implementing a Public Sector Information Exchange (PSIE) in the US and elsewhere. It includes important insights for politicians, public sector officials, ... More


The Medium and the Message: Strategies for Effective Communication

Rose Anne Rodriguez and Sarah M. Kissell

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Effective public health communication requires comprehensive outreach and a well-defined department brand to penetrate through a cluttered mass media world. Becoming a trusted source during times of ... More


Transparency

HOWARD M. HOLTZMANN and EDDA KRISTJÁNSDÓTTIR

in International Mass Claims Processes: Legal and Practical Perspectives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207442
eISBN:
9780191708695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207442.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the means for informing the public about the claims process, for example by publishing statistics on the caseload and/or texts of the awards. An Editors' Commentary and ... More


THE PREVAILING WINDS

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

America's entry into war on April 2, 1917, turned Mencken's life upside down. As a German-American now writing for the New York Evening Mail, he became the target of super-patriots. George Creel ... More


The evaluation of public health education initiatives on smoking and lung cancer: an ethical critique

Peter Allmark, Angela Tod, and Jo Abbott

in Public health ethics and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the ways in which public health information is communicated to the public and evaluates public health educational initiatives. It argues that the information concerning the ... More


The User-Subjective Approach

Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker

in The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035170
eISBN:
9780262336291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035170.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter suggests a new design approach developed specifically for PIM systems. It argues that PIM is unique in that the person who curates the information is the same person who later retrieves ... More


The Stuff of Surveillance: Varieties of Personal Information

Gary T. Marx

in Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter deals with types of surveillance data. Such data are honeycombed with attributes and tacit expectations that can be systematically compared. What are the major kinds of data that ... More


Mass Media in the Twentieth Century

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the long history of visual stereotypes of African Americans from the print era through the celluloid images rooted in the minstrel tradition. It also recognizes the tremendous ... More


War, Media, and the Security of State and Capital

Lee Grieveson

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Lee Grieveson, explores the U.S. state’s use of cinema and its regulation of media and communication during World War I and in its immediate aftermath. It examines, in particular, ... More


Information Democratization

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg

in News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391961
eISBN:
9780190252397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391961.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the normatively positive implications of how news appears and is consumed online. More specifically, it examines whether the Internet makes democratization of public ... More


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