General Resources on Law and Practice

Whistleblowing Around the World: Law, Culture and Practice (2004)
This book is about governance and accountability in the twenty-first century. It looks at the role of whistleblowing for practitioners, policymakers, professionals and activists. It examines American, Australasian, British, Japanese and South African legislation. This publication looks at what encourages and discourages legitimate whistleblowing in different cultures and evaluates the different policy models. It offers practical advice and features case studies from around the globe. For information on how to obtain a copy, please contact Public Concern at Work, UK or the Open Democracy Advice Centre, UK.

The Corporate Whistleblower’s Survival Guide: A Handbook for Committing the Truth (2011)
The Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director Tom Devine and former GAP investigator Tarek F. Maassarani are the authors of this comprehensive guide to corporate whistleblowing in the US. It summarizes a decade-long under-the-radar legal revolution in corporate worker free speech rights and details the considerations potential whistleblowers should weigh. The book also paints a vivid picture of the tactics corporations can use to attack whistleblowers and cover up or deny damaging revelations. The book offers hands-on, practical advice on all aspects of the process – from finding information to support a claim, determining who to blow the whistle to, enlisting allies, and taking advantage of what legal options exist.