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Jeremy Black

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300167955

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300167955.001.0001

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A Scrutinised Society

A Scrutinised Society

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(p.367) 14 A Scrutinised Society
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The Power of Knowledge
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Jeremy Black

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300167955.003.0014

This chapter discusses the use of information in politics including in terms of bureaucratic decisions and political debates involved. It also considers totalitarian societies, where political police systems and practices were developed to control public views and information.

Keywords:   information, politics, bureaucratic, totalitarian, public views

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