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Handbook on the geographies of corruption

Author: Barney Warf
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018]
Series: Research handbooks in geography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption offers a comprehensive overview of how corruption varies across the globe. It explores the immense range of corruption among countries, and how this reflects levels of wealth, the centralization of power, colonial legacies, and different national cultures. Barney Warf presents an original and interdisciplinary collection of chapters from established researchers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1027529548
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barney Warf
ISBN: 9781786434753 178643475X
OCLC Number: 1043877559
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 378 pages)
Contents: Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; 1 Introduction to the Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption; PART I: THEMES FOR UNDERSTANDING CORRUPTION; 2 Causes and effects of corruption: new developments in empirical research; 3 Effects of corruption on human capital and economic growth in developing countries; 4 Gender and corruption: institutions and mechanisms of accountability; 5 World regional geographies of corruption; 6 The consequences of corruption; 7 E-government and corruption: a review; PART II: NATIONAL CASE STUDIES; 8 Corruption in Mexico: continuity amid change 9 Persistent malfeasance despite institutional innovations and public outcry: a survey of corruption in Brazil10 Corruption in East Central Europe: has EU membership helped?; 11 Corruption in Ukraine: Soviet legacy, failed reforms and political risks; 12 Corruption in Russia; 13 Turkey's fight against corruption: current state and the road ahead; 14 Wasta in the Arab world: an overview; 15 Corruption and state capture in South Africa: will the institutions hold?; 16 Drugs and corruption in former Soviet Central Asia; 17 Pakistan: a study in corruption 18 Corruption in Bangladesh: insights from the financial sector19 Corruption in China; 20 An ambivalent state: the crossover of corruption and violence in the Philippines; 21 Indonesia: why democratization has not reduced corruption; Index
Series Title: Research handbooks in geography.
Responsibility: edited by Barney Warf.

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