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The Struggle Against Corruption: A Comparative Study

  • Editors
  • Roberta¬†Ann¬†Johnson

Part of the Perspectives in Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Roberta Ann Johnson, Shalendra Sharma
    Pages 1-19
  3. Roberta Ann Johnson
    Pages 21-52
  4. Chaim Kalchheim
    Pages 53-80
  5. Jasmine Martirossian
    Pages 81-108
  6. Maya Chadda
    Pages 109-143
  7. Roberta Ann Johnson
    Pages 145-165
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 167-178

About this book

Introduction

Understanding and responding to corruption is a worldwide challenge. This book offers a general overview of the nature, pattern, anddiffering perspectives on political and economic corruption. Providing detail and depth, the book examines and compares corruption infour countries: the United States, Israel, Russia, and India. Each country chapter explores how corruption is defined and understood in that country and provides case material illustrating corrupt practice and responses to it. The country chapters also cover whistleblowing activities, their prevalence, importance, and impact. A comparative analysis presents the most prominent factors contributing to a reduced level of corruption and the factors that lead to whistleblower success.

Keywords

Comparative analysis corruption Israel nature

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