The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

Robert G. Vaughn

Drawing on literature from several disciplines, this enlightening book examines the history of whistleblower laws throughout the world and provides an analytical structure for the most common debates about the nature of such laws and their potential successes and failures.

Chapter 15: Perspectives

Robert G. Vaughn

Subjects: law - academic, comparative law, criminal law and justice, labour, employment law, politics and public policy, public policy


Debates regarding the successes and failures of whistleblower laws are based upon the perceptions of whistleblowing used as the standards for evaluation. This chapter presents a conceptual framework for those debates. Preceding chapters provide the elements from which this framework is constructed.

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