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Geographies of Latin American Corruption

  • Barney WarfEmail author
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Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 125)

Abstract

This chapter addresses the historical and contemporary dimensions of corruption in Latin America. It opens with a brief overview of the long history of corruption in the region. Second, it focuses on the geography of corruption throughout Latin America, including maps, tables of bribery rates, and a statistical analysis. The third part offers brief summaries of corruption in various countries. Then, it offers case studies of corruption in Mexico, Venezuela, and Brazil. It concludes with comments about corruption in light of the uneven geography of democracy.

Keywords

Latin America Bribes Mexico Venezuela Brazil 

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