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Corruption in the contemporary world : theory, practice, and hotspots

Author: Jonathan Mendilow; Ilan Peleg
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a variety of perspectives on the phenomenon of political and economic corruption-and the link between them-through focused and theoretical analysis. While grounded in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Corruption in the contemporary world
(DLC) 2014028220
(OCoLC)883647138
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Mendilow; Ilan Peleg
ISBN: 9780739194690 0739194690
OCLC Number: 891589658
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1.Introduction: Edmund Burke's Concept of Corruption and Beyond / Ilan Peleg --
2.The Meaning of Corruption in World Opinion / Frank Louis Rusciano --
3.The Shifting Landscape of Corruption in the United States: Legal Corruption, Systemic Corruption, or a New Norm? / Barry Seldes --
4.Can Public Financing and Citizens United Coexist? / Robert G. Boatright --
5.Corruption and the Arab Spring: Comparing the Pre- and Post-Spring Situation / Jonathan Mendilow --
6.Ancient Democracy and the Modern Era: Why Is Corruption So Common These Days? / Rebecca Fiske --
7.The Austrian Way: Neocorporatism and Neoliberal Corruption / Jurgen Pfeffer --
8.Corruptible Competition: Local Power Nodes, Corruption, and Sleaze / Michael Brogan --
9.Tackling Corruption, Finally?: How Domestic and Supranational Factors Have Led to Incremental Policy Change in Italy / Alessandro Natalini --
10.Corruption Perception and Collective Action: The Case of Spain / Ana Revuelta
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Mendilow and Ilan Peleg.

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Corruption has for a long time been notoriously hard to define. What it is perceived to be is not necessarily what it is. It is congruous and sometimes fuses with notions such as extortion and Read more...

 
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