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The quest for good governance : how societies develop control of corruption

Author: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Why do some societies manage to control corruption so that it manifests itself only occasionally, while other societies remain systemically corrupt? This book is about how societies reach that point when integrity becomes the norm and corruption the exception in regard to how public affairs are run and public resources are allocated. It primarily asks what lessons we have learned from historical and contemporary  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
ISBN: 9781107113923 110711392X 9781107534575 1107534577
OCLC Number: 959727066
Notes: Índice y apéndices.
Description: XV, 296 p.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Understanding control of corruption; 2. Diagnosis and measurement; 3. The road to Denmark: historical paths to corruption control; 4. Structure and agency: determining control of corruption; 5. Understanding contemporary achievers; 6. Domestic collective action capacity; 7. International agency and its anti-corruption impact; 8. From critical mess to critical mass: some tentative policy conclusions.
Responsibility: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi.

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