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The despot's guide to wealth management : on the international campaign against grand corruption

Author: J C Sharman
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unprecedented new international moral and legal rule forbids one state from hosting money stolen by the leaders of another state. The aim is to counter grand corruption or kleptocracy ('rule by thieves'), when leaders of poorer countries - such as Marcos in the Philippines, Mobutu in the Congo, and more recently those overthrown in revolutions in the Arab world and Ukraine - loot billions of dollars at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sharman, J.C. (Jason Campbell), 1973-
Despot's guide to wealth management.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016045920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J C Sharman
ISBN: 9781501708435 1501708430 9781501708442 1501708449
OCLC Number: 961388392
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : power and money --
The rise of the anti-kleptocracy regime --
The United States : a superpower stirs --
Switzerland : the unlikely crusader --
The United Kingdom : development, or sleaze and the city? --
Australia : in denial --
Conclusion : making them pay.
Responsibility: J.C. Sharman.
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An unprecedented new international moral and legal rule forbids one state from hosting money stolen by the leaders of another state. In The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management, J. C. Sharman asks how  Read more...

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