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Political corruption in comparative perspective : sources, status and prospects

Author: Charles Funderburk
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012.
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Using a concise, comparative approach based on original case studies Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective; Sources, Status and Prospects provides context and clarity on this complex problem. Cases analysed include countries and organizations as diverse as The United States, Brazil, Russia, China, Israel, India, Pakistan, NGOs and The United Nations. International contributors discuss the historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Political corruption in comparative perspective.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012
(DLC) 2012004877
(OCoLC)777251250
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Funderburk
ISBN: 9781409442516 1409442519
OCLC Number: 801409245
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Political corruption: causes and consequences / Charles Funderburk --
Corruption in the United States: the access market / Charles Funderburk --
Corruption in Brazil / December Green --
Corruption in Russia: past, present and future / Liam Anderson --
Corruption in China: red capitalists on parade / Laura M. Luehrmann --
Corruption and governance in South Asia / Pramod K. Kantha --
Corruption in the Palestinian Authority and Israel / Vaughn Shannon --
Corruption at the United Nations: a non-profit, humanitarian organization confronts ethical and financial misconduct / Donna Schlagheck --
Changing political culture by combating corruption: the role of democratization ngos in South Africa, Tajikistan and Argentina / Julie Fisher --
The challenge of reform / Vaughn Shannon, Charles Funderburk and Julie Fisher.
Responsibility: [edited by] by Charles Funderburk.
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Political corruption adversely affects the efficiency and effectiveness of governments, slows the rate of economic development and poisons public attitudes towards the legitimacy of the state. Based  Read more...

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