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Comparing political corruption and clientelism

Author: Junʼichi Kawata
Publisher: Aldershot [etc.] : Ashgate, cop.2006.
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Analyzes key aspects of the debate on corruption such as: Should corruption and clientelism be evaluated as a 'lubricant' in terms of administrative efficiency? What would be the effect of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Junʼichi Kawata
ISBN: 0754643565 9780754643562
OCLC Number: 1120518438
Description: xx, 227 p. : gràf. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; Political clientelism and corruption: new structuralism and republicanism, Masaya Kobayashi; A typology of corrupt networks, Donatella della Porta and Alberto Vannucci; Political corruption and reform in democracies: theoretical perspectives, Susan Rose-Ackerman; Anti-fraud politics in the European Union: multi-level disjuncture of legitimacy and effectiveness, Ariyoshi Ogawa; Internal party organization in the Italian Christian democrats and Japanese liberal democrats: factional competition for office, clienteles, and corrupt exchange, Junko Kato and Carol Mershon; The end of the conservative/reformist era and the emergence of corruption politics, Zenichiro Tanaka; Mafia, corrupted violence and incivism, Junichi Kawata; The long life of clientelism in Southern Italy, Mario Caciagli; The development of political clientelism in 20th-Century France: party networks and patterns of 'Voter Loyalization', Yohei Nakayama; Clientelism's electoral connection and its policy effects: comparison between Korea and Japan, Cheol Hee Park; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Junichi Kawata.


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'...a first-rate analysis. The theoretical essays break new ground. The chapters on France and South Korea as well as the classic cases of Italy and Japan present incisive and fine-grained studies. A Read more...

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