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Corruption, contention, and reform : the power of deep democratization

Author: Michael Johnston
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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Exploring corruption in Egypt, Tunisia, the Philippines, Argentina, France, Australia and the US, Johnston contrasts corruption problems and reform challenges and identifies ways to check abuses of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Johnston
ISBN: 9781107034747 1107034744 9781107610064 1107610060
OCLC Number: 897989852
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2015
Description: xv, 296 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Reform in an imperfect world; 2. 'Deep democratization' and the control of corruption; 3. First, do no harm - then, build trust: reform in fragile and post-conflict societies; 4. Official moguls: power, protection ... and profits; 5. Oligarchs and clans: high stakes and insecurity; 6. Elite cartels: hanging on with a little help from my friends; 7. Influence market corruption: wealth and power versus justice; 8. Staying power: building and sustaining citizen engagement; Appendix: recognizing the syndromes of corruption.
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