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The rule of nobody : saving America from dead laws and broken government / Philip K. Howard.

Howard, Philip K., (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780393082821 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393082822 (hbk.)
  • Description: x, 244 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 340.11/Howard (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books KF 4552 H69 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
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Salem Adult Non-Fiction 340.11/HOWARD (Text to phone) Checked out 11/28/2014
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-237) and index.
Contents Note: The rule of nobody -- Rethinking the rule of law -- Regulating with human responsibility -- The framework of law, properly understood -- Ending bureaucratic amorality -- History of human choice in american law -- Government by real people, not theories -- Democracy without leaders -- A new charter for public leadership -- Citizen supervision of government.
Summary: Discusses how dead rules and outmoded laws inhibit policy changes and paralyze officials and citizens and argues how setting goals and boundaries instead of dictating choices can mobilize the democracy.

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