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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

Carlo Alberto Brioschi
From ancient times to modern, corruption has been ingrained in human society and is still a powerful issue in the contemporary world.In Corruption: A Short History, Carlo Brioschi provides a thorough and entertaining look at how corruption was born and has evolved over time, without ever being stamped out. He examines corruption through politics an ...
Number of pages: 100 | Publication Date: 2017-04-25 | ISBN-13: 9780815727910

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

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

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

Corruption and GovernmentCorruption and Government
by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Bonnie J. Palifka
The second edition of Corruption and Government updates Susan Rose-Ackerman's 1999 book to address emerging issues and to rethink old questions in light of new data. The book analyzes the research explosion that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall, the founding of Transparency International, and the World Bank's decision to give anti-corruption ...
Number of pages: 644 | Publication Date: 2016-03-07 | ISBN-13: 9781107441095

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

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

Leslie Holmes
Corruption is one of the biggest global issues, ahead of extreme poverty, unemployment, the rising cost of food and energy, climate change, and terrorism. It is thought to be one of the principal causes of poverty around the globe. Its significance in the contemporary world cannot be undervalued. In this Very Short Introduction, Leslie Holmes looks ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2015-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780199689699

Combating Corruption, Encouraging EthicsCombating Corruption, Encouraging Ethics
In their second edition of Combating Corruption, Encouraging Ethics, William L. Richter and Frances Burke update this essential staple to delve deeply into the unique ethical problems of twenty-first century public administration. Wide-ranging readings from Aristotle and Kant to John Kennedy and John T. Noonan provide initiation into the philosophi ...
Number of pages: 258 | Publication Date: 2007-01-23 | ISBN-13: 9780742544512

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