Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0300080794
Release Date: 1999-10-01
Number of pages: 262
Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Traces the development of secrecy as a government policy over the twentieth century and its adverse effects on Cold War policy making


Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781473617537
Release Date: 2015-12-17
Number of pages: 542
Author: Belva Plain
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB First came the sin. Then the lies. He was handsome, charming, irresistable, and an eighteen-year-old lady-killer, her uncle Cliff's stepson, Ted. But in one terrible night he would shatter the life of fourteen-year-old Charlotte Dawes and nearly destroy her family. Years afterward, Charlotte would remember that night with fear and loathing, with pain that could be banished only by her work as a gifted architect, building a new world for others as she conceals her own. For Charlotte's family, prime employers in New England mill town, what happened to Charlotte was the beginning of the end. Her father is left shattered by his daughter's pain. Her troubled mother is unable to cope. And her distinguished family has fallen from grace, plunged into debt. The only rock that sustains them in their darkest hours is a woman whose own guilty secret has given her the power to ruin--or resurrect--the family to whom she owes her life. Belva Plain's searing novel cuts to the heart of a family ravaged by secrecy. But it is ultimately a story of redemption, the kind that grows when one person dares to tell the truth.

The Genesis of Secrecy

Filename: the-genesis-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0674345355
Release Date: 1979
Number of pages: 169
Author: Frank Kermode
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online The Genesis of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Analyzes in detail the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John to understand how meaning is concealed and how it is revealed

The Torment of Secrecy

Filename: the-torment-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781461720607
Release Date: 1996-02-01
Number of pages: 259
Author: Edward Shils
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee

Download and read online The Torment of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Edward Shils's The Torment of Secrecy is one of the few minor classics to emerge from the cold war years of anticommunism and McCarthyism in the United States. Mr. Shils's "torment" is not only that of the individual caught up in loyalty and security procedures; it is also the torment of the accuser and judge. This essay in sociological analysis and political philosophy considers the cold war preoccupation with espionage, sabotage, and subversion at home, assessing the magnitude of such threats and contrasting it to the agitation—by lawmakers, investigators, and administrators—so wildly directed against the "enemy." Mr. Shils's examination of a recurring American characteristic is as timely as ever. "Brief...lucid... brilliant."—American Political Science Review. "A fine, sophisticated analysis of American social metabolism."—New Republic. "An excitingly lucid and intelligent work on a subject of staggering importance...the social preconditions of political democracy."—Social Forces.

Blacked Out

Filename: blacked-out.pdf
ISBN: 1139448927
Release Date: 2006-01-30
Number of pages:
Author: Alasdair Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Blacked Out in PDF and EPUB Nearly forty years ago the US Congress passed the landmark Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) giving the public the right to government documents. This 'right to know' has been used over the past decades to challenge overreaching Presidents and secretive government agencies. The example of transparency in government has served as an example to nations around the world spawning similar statutes in fifty-nine countries. This 2006 book examines the evolution of the move toward openness in government. It looks at how technology has aided the disclosure and dissemination of information. The author tackles the question of whether the drive for transparency has stemmed the desire for government secrecy and discusses how many governments ignore or frustrate the legal requirements for the release of key documents. Blacked Out is an important contribution during a time where profound changes in the structure of government are changing access to government documents.

Rule by Secrecy

Filename: rule-by-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9780060931841
Release Date: 2001-04-24
Number of pages: 480
Author: Jim Marrs
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Rule by Secrecy in PDF and EPUB What secrets connect Egypt‘s Great Pyramids, the Freemasons, and the Council on Foreign Relations? In this astonishing book, celebrated journalist Jim Marrs examines the world‘s most closely guarded secrets, tracing the history of clandestine societies and the power they have wielded – from the ancient mysteries to modern–day conspiracy theories. Searching for truth, he uncovers disturbing evidence that the real movers and shakers of the world collude covertly to start and stop wars, manipulate stock markets, maintain class distinctions, and even censor the news. Provocative and utterly compelling, Rule by Secrecy offers a singular worldview that may explain who we are, where we came from, and where we are going.

Secrecy in Religions

Filename: secrecy-in-religions.pdf
ISBN: 9004083421
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 164
Author: Kees W. Bolle
Publisher: Brill Archive

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Government Secrecy

Filename: government-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9780857243898
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 434
Author: Susan Maret
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Download and read online Government Secrecy in PDF and EPUB While descriptions of government secrecy abound in the scholarly and popular literature, no universally accepted definitions of government secrecy exist, although the concept of secrecy is generally understood as the intentional concealment of information by individuals and groups (Simmel, 1906; Bok, 1989). Secrecy is related to the larger concept of information control, which Tefft (1992, p. 39) considers a "social-science label which describes the process whereby secrets, private information, and the like are shared with some, but not with society do individuals treat all others with complete candor." Moreover, secrecy itselfmight better be defined as the mandatory or voluntary, but calculated, concealment of information, activities, or relationships. From the community's perspective the secrets may involve activities, plans, or relationships that are legal, illegal, or ethically neutral. (Tefft, 1980, p. 320). - Extract.

Legacy of Secrecy

Filename: legacy-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9781582439501
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Number of pages: 864
Author: Lamar Waldron
Publisher: Counterpoint

Download and read online Legacy of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB John F. Kennedy's assassination launched a frantic search to find his killers. It also launched a flurry of covert actions by Lyndon Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, and other top officials to hide the fact that in November 1963 the United States was on the brink of invading Cuba, as part of a JFK-authorized coup. The coup plan's exposure could have led to a nuclear confrontation with Russia, but the cover-up prevented a full investigation into Kennedy's assassination, a legacy of secrecy that would impact American politics and foreign policy for the next 45 years. It also allowed two men who confessed their roles in JFK's murder to be involved in the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, in 1968. Exclusive interviews and newly declassified files from the National Archives document in chilling detail how three mob bosses were able to prevent the truth from coming to light – until now.

Clouds of Secrecy

Filename: clouds-of-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 082263001X
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 188
Author: Leonard A. Cole
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Clouds of Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Assesses the risks of the Army's biological warfare program, discusses uses of germ warfare in Afghanistan by the Soviet Union, and examines the ethics of such weapons.

Milton s Secrecy

Filename: milton-s-secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 0754660672
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 196
Author: James Dougal Fleming
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Milton s Secrecy in PDF and EPUB Milton's Secrecy argues that the work of John Milton presents a theory of interpretation - or hermeneutics - emphasizing openness and recognition over hiddenness and discovery. The book draws on multiple early modern discourses for its historical coherence, and on the philosophy of Hans-Georg Gadamer for its theoretical validity.

Secrecy in US Foreign Policy

Filename: secrecy-in-us-foreign-policy.pdf
ISBN: 0754672727
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 287
Author: Yukinori Komine
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Secrecy in US Foreign Policy in PDF and EPUB Secrecy in US Foreign Policy examines the pursuit of strict secrecy by President Nixon and his National Security Advisor Kissinger in foreign policy decision making in relation to the US rapprochement with China. Newly declassified materials help to identify key questions and highlight the dynamics of events.

Secrecy a cross cultural perspective

Filename: secrecy-a-cross-cultural-perspective.pdf
ISBN: UCSC:32106017972750
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 351
Author: Stanton K. Tefft
Publisher: Human Sciences Pr

Download and read online Secrecy a cross cultural perspective in PDF and EPUB Essays discuss the nature of privacy and secrecy, their perception in other cultures, and their application in business, organizations, and intelligence work


Filename: secrecy.pdf
ISBN: 9780788146855
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Number of pages: 240
Author: Daniel P. Moynihan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing

Download and read online Secrecy in PDF and EPUB This is the highly controversial & much-publicized report that proposed changes for improving classification & declassification practices of the U.S. Government to protect the nation's secrets while still ensuring that the public has access to information on government operations. Explores the historical roots of current practices, the consequences for both the dissemination of information to the public & the sharing of info. within the Federal Government, the functioning of the bureaucracy that protects government secrets, the effort to promote greater accountability, & the various costs associated with protecting secrets & reducing secrecy. Charts & tables.

On Restoring Open Government

Filename: on-restoring-open-government.pdf
ISBN: 9781596051904
Release Date: 2005-11
Number of pages: 108
Author: Committee of Government Reform
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Download and read online On Restoring Open Government in PDF and EPUB "Open and accountable government is one of the bedrock principles of our democracy. Yet virtually since Inauguration Day, questions have been raised about the Bush Administration's commitment to this principle. News articles and reports by independent groups over the last four years have identified a growing series of instances where the Administration has sought to operate without public or congressional scrutiny.[t]he Bush Administration has acted to restrict the amount of government information that is available."- Executive Summary, Secrecy in the Bush AdministrationProduced at the request of Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), this report is a comprehensive examination of secrecy in the Bush Administration. It analyzes how the Administration has implemented our nation's major open government laws - yet have worked consistently to undermine them.The information contained in ON RESTORING OPEN GOVERNMENT: Secrecy in the Bush Administration covers a wide assortment of topics from restricting the public release of the papers of past presidents to expansion of the authority to classify documents to the dramatic increase in the number of documents classified.Among the documents the Bush Administration have classified and refused to release to the public and members of Congress include: .Contact between energy companies and Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force.Communications between the Defense Department and the Vice President's office about contracts awarded to Halliburton.Documents describing the prison abuses at Abu Ghraib and the military's related actions.Information regarding what The White House knew about Iraq's weapons of mass destructionIncluded is a section relating to Restoring Open Government (H.R. Bill 5073) proposed in September 2004 by Rep. Henry A. Waxman and referred to The Committee on Government Reform.