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Political corruption

Author: Robin Hodess; et al
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2004.
Series: Global corruption report ..., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

`The first attempt by any organisation to map the global fight against corruption.' GuardianSpecial focus on political corruption.


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Genre/Form: Landenoverzichten (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Hodess; et al
ISBN: 074532231X 9780745322315 0745322301 9780745322308
OCLC Number: 66609859
Notes: Uitg. in samenwerking met: Transparency International, Berlin.
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Oorspr. uitg.: London : Profile.
Description: xii, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents AcknowledgementsExecutive summaryAccess to information and political finance reform: promising policy areas for building transparency - Jimmy CarterCorruption and human rights - Mary RobinsonPart one: Political corruptionI. Political finance1. Introduction - Robin HodessWhere did the money go? - Transparency InternationalStandards on Political Finance and Favours - Transparency International2. Political financePolitical money and corruption - Marcin WaleckiSoft money reform in the United States: has anything changed? - Michael JohnstonThe challenge of achieving political equality in South Africa - Judith February and Hennie van VuurenA selection of the year's legislation on political party governance, funding and disclosure - Transparency InternationalPolitical corruption: a global comparison - World Economic ForumCampaign finance reform: is Latin America on the road to transparency? - Bruno Wilhelm SpeckThe politician's voice - Musikari KomboAnna Hazare: TI Integrity Award winner 2003II. Disclosure and enforcementThe role of disclosure in combating corruption in political finance - Gene WardUkraine: the authoritarian abuse of disclosure - Marcin WaleckiMedia discounts for politicians: examples from Latin America - Kevin Casas-ZamoraNGO monitoring efforts: Ecuador, India and Latvia - Transparency InternationalEnforcement: how regulation of political party finance is managed in practice - Yves-Marie DoubletEnforcement: the experience in Mexico - Alonso LujambioAntonio Siba-Siba Macuacua: posthumous TI Integrity Award winner 2003III. Corporate moneyThe politics of corruption in the arms trade: South Africa's arms scandal and the Elf affair - Joe RoeberPolitical corruption and the politics of procurement - Juanita OlayaThe Elf trial: political corruption and the oil industry - Nicholas ShaxsonCanada's rules on lobbying: key loopholes remain - Duff ConacherFollowing the Enron money trail - Larry Noble and Steven WeissDora Akunyili: TI Integrity Award winner 2003IV. Vote buyingHow vote buying corrodes democracy: evidence from Latin America - Silke PfeifferVote buying in Brazil: less of a problem than believed? - Claudio Weber AbramoVote buying in East Asia - Frederic SchafferVote buying at the International Whaling Commission - Leslie BusbyV. Legal hurdles: immunity, extradition and repatriation of stolen wealthImmunity and extradition: obstacles to justice - Veronique PujasRecent developments on immunity - Transparency InternationalSua Rimoni Ah Chong: TI Integrity Award winner 2003Fujimori extraditable - Jose UgazImmunity in the Italian constitutional system - Gherardo ColomboControlling the media in Italy - Donatella della PortaAbdelhai Beliardouh: posthumous TI Integrity Award winner 2003Repatriation of looted state assets: selected case studies and the draft UN Convention against Corruption - Tim DanielThe hunt for looted state assets: the case of Benazir Bhutto - Jeremy CarverPart two: The year in corruptionGlobal and regional reportsThe UN Convention against Corruption - Peter RookeThe UN Global Compact: an opportunity for tackling corruption - Jermyn BrooksThe African Union Convention - Akere MunaCorruption and the EU accession process: who is better prepared? - Quentin ReedWill the OECD Convention stop foreign bribery? - Fritz HeimannGovernance, corruption and the Millennium Challenge Account - Steve Radelet,Country reports (34)Part three: Corruption researchIntroduction to the corruption research section - Pablo Zoido and Larry ChavisCorruption Perceptions Index 2003 - Johann Graf Lambsdorff, TIGlobal Corruption Barometer 2003 - Transparency InternationalIntegrity index for public institutions: measuring corruption risks in Colombia - TI ColombiaCorruption indices for Russian regions 2002 - TI RussiaMeasuring the transparency of political party financing in Bulgaria - TI BulgariaBenchmarking corruption in South Asia: insights from a household survey - Gopakumar K. Thampi, TIGovernance Matters III: New indicators for 1996-2002 and methodological challenges - Daniel Kaufmann and Aart KraayThe University of Pittsburgh Latin America Public Opinion Project's corruption victimisation scale - Mitchell SeligsonHow corruption affects economic development - Johann Graf LambsdorffCorruption and foreign direct investment - Mohsin Habib and Leon ZurawickiInternational business attitudes toward corruption - John BrayAssessing governance in diverse and complex contexts: evidence from India - Julius CourtHow elites view corruption and trust in post-Soviet states - Anton SteenThe power of information: evidence from public expenditure tracking surveys - Ritva Reinikka and Jakob SvenssonBudget transparency: assessments by civil society in Africa- Joel FriedmanTransparency, wages and the separation of powers: an experimental analysis of the causes of corruption - Omar Azfar and William NelsonGender and corruption in the public sector - Ranjana Mukherjee and Omer GokcekusRent-seeking and gender in local government in India - V. VijayalakshmiPoverty and corruption in Peru - Javier Herrera and Francois RoubaudDaily corruption in French-speaking Africa - Mireille Razafindrakoto and Francois RoubaudIndex
Series Title: Global corruption report ..., 2004.
Other Titles: Special focus: political corruption
Responsibility: [with contrib. by Robin Hodess ... et al.].


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