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Political corruption

Author: Bo Rothstein
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing., [2015]
Series: An Elgar research collection
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Political corruption is a problem as old as society itself. The recent shattering of the taboo surrounding the discussion of corruption, largely attributed to its re-definition as an economic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bo Rothstein
ISBN: 9781783473045 1783473045
OCLC Number: 910859742
Description: xxv, 811 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents:Introduction Bo RothsteinPART I POLITICAL CORRUPTION: THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEM 1. Jonathan Hopkin and Andres Rodriguez-Pose (2007), `"Grabbing Hand" or "Helping Hand"?: Corruption and the Economic Role of the State', Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions, 20 (2), April, 187-2082. Anna Persson, Bo Rothstein and Jan Teorell (2013), `Why Anti-Corruption Reforms Fail-Systemic Corruption as a Collective Action Problem', Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions, 26 (3), July, 449-713. Susan Rose-Ackerman (2010), `Corruption: Greed, Culture, and the State', Yale Law Journal Online, 120, 125-40 4. Herbert H. Werlin (2007), `Corruption and Democracy: Is Lord Acton Right?', Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, 32 (3), Summer, 359-77 5. Mark E. Warren (2004), `What Does Corruption Mean in a Democracy?', American Journal of Political Science, 48 (2), April, 328-43 PART II CAUSES OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION 6. Alicia Adsera, Carles Boix and Mark Payne (2003), `Are you Being Served? Political Accountability and Quality of Government', Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 19 (2), 445-90 7. Shaomin Li and Judy Jun Wu (2007), `Why China Thrives Despite Corruption', Far Eastern Economic Review, 170 (3), April, 24-48 8. Gabriella R. Montinola and Robert W. Jackman (2002), `Sources of Corruption: A Cross-Country Study', British Journal of Political Science, 32 (1), January, 147-70 9. Daniel Treisman (2007), `What Have We Learned About the Causes of Corruption from Ten Years of Cross-National Empirical Research?', Annual Review of Political Science, 10, 211-44PART III POLICIES AGAINST CORRUPTION 10. Peter Evans and James E. Rauch (1999), `Bureaucracy and Growth: A Cross-National Analysis of the Effects of "Weberian" State Structures on Economic Growth', American Sociological Review, 64 (5), October, 748-65 11. William Chester Jordan (2009), `Anti-Corruption Campaigns in Thirteenth-Century Europe', Journal of Medieval History, 35 (2), June, 204-19 12. Bo Rothstein (2011), `Anti-Corruption: The Indirect "Big-Bang" Approach', Review of International Political Economy, 18 (2), May, 228-50 13. Wayne Sandholtz and Mark M. Gray (2003), `International Integration and National Corruption', International Organization, 57, Fall, 761-800 PART IV EFFECTS OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION 14. Pranab Bardhan (1997), `Corruption and Development: A Review of Issues', Journal of Economic Literature, XXXV (3), September, 1320-46 15. Soren Holmberg, Bo Rothstein and Naghmeh Nasiritousi (2009), `Quality of Government: What You Get', Annual Review of Political Science, 12, 135-61 16. Paolo Mauro (1995), `Corruption and Growth', Quarterly Journal of Economics, CX (3), August, 681-712 PART V DEMOCRACY AND POLITICAL CORRUPTION 17. Eric C.C. Chang, Miriam A. Golden and Seth J. Hill (2010), `Legislative Malfeasance and Political Accountability', World Politics, 62 (2), April, 177-220 18. Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi (2003), `Electoral Rules and Corruption', Journal of the European Economic Association, 1 (4), June, 958-8919. Luigi Manzetti and Carole J. Wilson (2007), `Why do Corrupt Governments Maintain Public Support?', Comparative Political Studies, 40 (8), August, 949-70 20. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (2006), `Corruption: Diagnosis and Treatment', Journal of Democracy, 17 (3), July, 86-99 21. John McMillan and Pablo Zoido (2004), `How to Subvert Democracy: Montesinos in Peru', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 18 (4), Fall, 69-92 PART VI CORRUPTION AND POLITICAL LEGITIMACY 22. Christopher J. Anderson and Yuliya V. Tverdova (2003), `Corruption, Political Allegiances, and Attitudes Toward Government in Contemporary Democracies', American Journal of Political Science, 47 (1), January, 91-109 23. Barry S. Rundquist, Gerald S. Strom and John G. Peters (1977), `Corrupt Politicians and Their Electoral Support: Some Experimental Observations', American Political Science Review, 71 (3), September, 954-63 24. James C. Scott (1969), `Corruption, Machine Politics and Political Change', American Political Science Review, 63 (4), December, 1142-58 [17] 25. Mitchell A. Seligson (2002), `The Impact of Corruption on Regime Legitimacy: A Comparative Study of Four Latin American Countries', Journal of Politics, 64 (2), May, 408-33 PART VII DIFFERENT TYPES OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION 26. Nicholas Charron and Victor Lapuente (2011), `Which Dictators Produce Quality of Government?', Studies in Comparative International Development, 46 (4), December, 397-423 27. John Gerring and Strom C. Thacker (2004), `Political Institutions and Corruption: The Role of Unitarism and Parliamentarism', British Journal of Political Science, 34 (2), April, 295-330 28. Michael Johnston (2008), `Japan, Korea, The Philippines, China: Four Syndromes of Corruption', Crime, Law and Social Change, 49 (3), April, 205-23 29. Daniel Kaufmann and Pedro C. Vicente (2011), `Legal Corruption', Economics and Politics, 23 (2), July, 195-219 PART VIII SOCIAL JUSTICE AND POLITICAL CORRUPTION 30. Bo Rothstein and Eric M. Uslaner (2005), `All for All: Equality, Corruption, and Social Trust', World Politics, 58 (1), October, 41-73 31. Anand Swamy, Stephen Knack, Young Lee and Omar Azfar (2001), `Gender and Corruption', Journal of Development Economics, 64 (1), February, 25-55 32. Jong-sung You and Sanjeev Khagram (2005), `A Comparative Study of Inequality and Corruption', American Sociological Review, 70 (1), February, 136-57 Index
Series Title: An Elgar research collection
Responsibility: edited by Bo Rothstein.


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