How Much Administrative Secrecy

@article{Rowat1965HowMA,
  title={How Much Administrative Secrecy},
  author={D. Rowat},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science},
  year={1965},
  volume={31},
  pages={479-498}
}
  • D. Rowat
  • Published 1965
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science
To question the principle of administrative secrecy is to question a long-cherished tradition of the British parliamentary system. Yet when one explores the full range of its adverse effects one cannot help but ask whether it conforms with the requirements of modern democracy. The Cold War and the need for military security have led to certain areas of administrative activity being walled off entirely from the public. During the post-war era of McCarthyism and hysteria in the United States, the… Expand
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