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Political CorruptionPolitical Corruption
Corruption is once again high on the international policy agenda as a result of globalization, the spread of democracy, and major scandals and reform initiatives. But the concept itself has been a focus for social scientists for many years, and new findings and data take on richer meanings when viewed in the context of long-term developments and en ...
Number of pages: 970 | Publication Date: 2001-01-03 | ISBN-13: 9780765807618

Corruption in AmericaCorruption in America
Zephyr Teachout
When Louis XVI gave Ben Franklin a diamond-encrusted snuffbox, the gift troubled Americans: it threatened to corrupt him by clouding his judgment. By contrast, in 2010 the Supreme Court gave corporations the right to spend unlimited money to influence elections. Zephyr Teachout shows that Citizens United was both bad law and bad history. ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2016-05-09 | ISBN-13: 9780674659988

The SmearThe Smear
Sharyl Attkisson
New York Times BestsellerEver wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty tricks those in power use to influence your opinions.Behind most major political stories in the modern era, there i ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2017-06-27 | ISBN-13: 9780062468161

Predator NationPredator Nation
Charles H. Ferguson

Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2013-05-21 | ISBN-13: 9780307952561

Political CorruptionPolitical Corruption
Are phenomena labeled as corrupt subject to systematic social science investigation, or does corruption lie so much in the eye of the beholder as to frustrate serious analysis? The editors of this volume, which follows up an important earlier work on the same subject, hold that the comparative perspective, involving both comparisons over time and c ...
Number of pages: 1010 | Publication Date: 1988-12-31 | ISBN-13: 9780887381638

Black EdgeBlack Edge
Sheelah Kolhatkar
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The story of the billionaire trader Steven A. Cohen, the rise and fall of his hedge fund, SAC Capital, and the largest insider trading investigation in history—for readers of The Big Short, Den of Thieves, and Dark Money and fans of Showtime’s Billions.Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence a ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2017-02-07 | ISBN-13: 9780812995800

A Republic No MoreA Republic No More
Jay Cost
After the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?” Franklin’s response: “A Republic—if you can keep it.”This book argues: we couldn’t keep it.A true republic privileges the common interest above the special interests. To do this, our Constitution established an el ...
Number of pages: 408 | Publication Date: 2015-02-10 | ISBN-13: 9781594037276

Drain the SwampDrain the Swamp
Ken Buck
Lavish parties. Committee chairmanships for sale. Pay-to-play corruption. Backroom arm-twisting. Votes on major legislation going to the highest bidder. Welcome to Washington, D.C., the swamp that President Donald Trump was elected to drain.Congressman Ken Buck is blowing the whistle on the real-life House of Cards in our nation's capital. Elected ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2017-04-11 | ISBN-13: 9781621576389

Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South AmericaPolitical Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America
Daniel W. Gingerich
An important question for the health and longevity of democratic governance is how institutions may be fashioned to prevent electoral victors from drawing on the resources of the state to perpetuate themselves in power. This book addresses the issue by examining how the structure of electoral institutions - the rules of democratic contestation that ...
Number of pages: 300 | Publication Date: 2013-12-02 | ISBN-13: 9781107040441

by Ray Fisman, Miriam A. Golden
Corruption regularly makes front page headlines: public officials embezzling government monies, selling public offices, and trading bribes for favors to private companies generate public indignation and calls for reform. In Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know®, renowned scholars Ray Fisman and Miriam A. Golden provide a deeper understanding of ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-04-12 | ISBN-13: 9780190463977

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