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Corruption, inequality, and the rule of law : the bulging pocket makes the easy life

Author: Eric M Uslaner
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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Uslaner argues that economic and legal inequality and low levels of generalized trust fuel corruption.
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Uslaner, Eric M.
Corruption, inequality, and the rule of law.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007052896
(OCoLC)189667692
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric M Uslaner
ISBN: 9780511409844 0511409842 9780511406034 0511406037 9780511407673 051140767X 0511408730 9780511408731 0511409303 9780511409301 9780511407949 0511407947 9780511510410 0511510411
OCLC Number: 236162544
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 345 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Corruption: The Basic Story; 2 Corruption and the Inequality Trap; 3 Corruption, Inequality, and Trust: The Linkages Across Nations; 4 Transition and the Road to the Inequality Trap; 5 The Rocky Road to Transition: The Case of Romania; 6 Half Empty or Almost Full?: Mass and Elite Perceptions of Corruption in Estonia, Slovakia, and Romania; 7 The Easy and Hard Cases: Africa and Singapore and Hong Kong; 8 Corruption Isn't Inevitable, But . . .; 9 Conclusions; Appendix; References; Index.
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