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Crime, Law and Social Change

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 297–321 | Cite as

Political corruption in Brazil

The delicate connection with campaign finance
  • David Fleischer
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Abstract

This paper analyzes instances of political corruption in Brazil since the 1985 return to civilian rule, and concentrates on the impeachment of Pres. Fernando Collor in 1992, and the so-called “Budgetgate” episode in 1993/94. Linkages between political corruption and campaign financing are described, as well as recent legislation to inhibit same.

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International Relation Political Corruption Recent Legislation Campaign Financing Civilian Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Fleischer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of BrasíliaBrazil

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