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Title Access to information as a human right / Cheryl Ann Bishop.
Imprint El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 231 pages)
Series Law and society
Law and society (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Freedom of information.
Contents Freedom-of-expression conceptualization -- Information-privacy conceptualization -- Right-to-a-healthy-environment conceptualization -- Right-to-truth conceptualization -- Conclusions.
Summary Conceptualizing access to government information as a human right is a new development in the global trend promoting institutional transparency. Bishop provides a comprehensive examination of international human rights law and explains four conceptualizations of access to information as a human right. Rights to information have been linked to the right to free expression, the right to privacy, and the right to a healthy environment, and the right to the truth about human rights abuses. She concludes that a human right to access information is evolving in disparate ways. The current evolution o.
Other Title Print version: Bishop, Cheryl Ann, 1964- Access to information as a human right. El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2012