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Onora O´neill - A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002 - 9780521529969 - V9780521529969
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A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002

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Description for A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002 Paperback. In this 2002 book, Onora O'Neill investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom. Num Pages: 108 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JHB; KJG; MBDC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 6. Weight in Grams: 142. The BBC Reith Lectures 2002. 108 pages. In this 2002 book, Onora O'Neill investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JHB; KJG; MBDC. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 6. Weight: 142.
We say we can no longer trust our public services, institutions or the people who run them. The professionals we have to rely on - politicians, doctors, scientists, businessmen and many others - are treated with suspicion. Their word is doubted, their motives questioned. Whether real or perceived, this crisis of trust has a debilitating impact on society and democracy. Can trust be restored by making people and institutions more accountable? Or do complex systems of accountability and control themselves damage trust? Onora O'Neill challenges current approaches, investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
108
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
Weight
151 g
Number of Pages
110
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780521529969
SKU
V9780521529969
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About Onora O´neill
Onora O'Neill is Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge and has written widely on political philosophy, ethics, international justice and Kant.

Reviews for A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002
'… the philosopher Onora O'Neill, a Cambridge academic who purges the ivory-tower associations with a clarity of thought and expression addressed to real issues.' Martin Hoyle, Financial Times '… the principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, is winning praise for her calmly diffident description of a society whose accountability mania puts it too much in the power of a manipulative central ... Read more

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