The Illusion of Accountability: Transparency and Representation in American Legislatures

  • 5h 16m
  • Jeffrey J. Harden, Justin H. Kirkland
  • Cambridge University Press
  • 2022
The Illusion of Accountability contends that it does not. Leveraging a wealth of data from decades of legislative politics in the American states, the book assesses the causes and consequences of 'open meetings laws,' which require public access to proceedings in state legislatures.