Right to know
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- "Right to Know" is a musical single of D-Day.
- released in (34 years ago)
- "Right to Know" is a composition.
- music and lyrics by Danny Elfman
Right to know, in the context of United States workplace and community environmental law, is the legal principle that the individual has the right to know the chemicals to which they may be exposed in their daily living. It is embodied in federal law in the United States as well as in local laws in several states. "Right to Know" laws take two forms: Community Right to Know and Workplace Right to Know. Each grants certain rights to those groups. The "right to know" was a movement made popular by Rachel Carson with her book Silent Spring.
- also known as 知情權
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Dictionary of Politics (1992)
Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond
Right to Know Law. See FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. Right to Liberty. See HUMAN RIGHTS: AMERICAN DEFINITION, Appendices 8, 51. Right to Life Party. Anti-abortion coalition organized and supported by conservative elements ...
Encyclopedia of Evaluation (2005)
by Sandra Mathison
The key justificatory concept is "the right to know." Clearly, the main issue addressed by this set of propositions is the relationship among power, accountability, and the transmission of knowledge. It could be summed up by the question, "Who ...
by Charles J. Russo
Other major federal statutes include the Hate Crime Statistics Act of 1990 and the Campus Hate Crimes Right to Know Act of 1997 (also known as the Clery Act). The Hate Crime Statistics Act recognizes the classes of race, religion, disability, ...
Dictionary of Criminology (2015)
by Mushanga, Mwene
What we need to accept as time goes on, is that the monopoly of skills and technical know-how will remain the monopoly of the professionals, but the general public has the right to know what goes on in professional circles; for no one has a ...
by Francis J. Turner
The debate continues over one party's right to know versus the other party's right to privacy. Ongoing research examines process, practice, and adoption outcomes, especially how adopted persons fare in adoption. Further research might ...
by Shriram Maheshwari
The right to know must be enshrined in the Constitution itself as a fundamental right. At the same time, while openness in government is. an unassailable need, areas like defence, national security, commercial secrecy, citizens' privacy shall ...
by Robert L. Heath
See also Infrastructural Risk Communication; Mental Models Approach to Risk Communication; Power, Symbolic; Precautionary Principle; Right to Know; Risk Communication; Risk Society Further Readings Dake, K., & Wildasky, A. (1990).
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