Law of Secrecy

"While all deception requires secrecy, all secrecy is not meant to deceive" - Sissela Bok

Whistleblowing Research

The latest edition of the E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies is devoted to articles about whistleblowing. The edition is edited by my friends David Lewis (Middlesex University) and Wim Vandekerckhove (University of Greenwich). Here is a list of the articles:

Whistleblowing Needs a Mother Peter Bowden

Whistleblowing and Hierarchical Bureaucracy: Re-Thinking the Relationship Rodney Smith

Is the Type of Misconduct Decisive for the Perceived Legitimacy of Whistleblowing? A Study of Municipal Managers’ Assessments of Whistleblowing in Cases of Harassment and Corruption Marit Skivenes, Sissel Trygstad

Blowing the Whistle to the Union: How Successful is it? Wim Vandekerckhove, Cathy James

Malice and Whistleblowing Peter Bowal

Cross-Border Concerns: Perils and Possibilities Richard Hyde, Ashley Savage

The Whistleblower Protection Act Burdens of Proof: Ground Rules for Credible Free Speech Rights Thomas Devine

Towards ‘ideal’ whistleblowing legislation? Some lessons from recent Australian experience A J Brown