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Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This book investigates the pervasive problem of corruption across the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on the specifics of the local context, the book explores how corruption in the region is actuated through informal practices that coexist and work in parallel to formal institutions. When informal practices become vehicles
Corruption in the MENA Region
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Dina Elsayed
Categories: Africa, North
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the causes of corruption in the Middle East and North Africa through a systematic cross-national comparative analysis of fifteen countries in the region. It aims to explain causal relationships between corruption and differences in political and socio-economic dimensions within these different countries over the period 1999-2010. The
Research Handbook on Democracy and Development
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Gordon Crawford, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-26 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Exploring and updating the controversial debates about the relationship between democracy and development, this Research Handbook provides clarification on the complex and nuanced interlinkages between political regime type and socio-economic development. Distinguished scholars examine a broad range of issues from multidisciplinary perspectives across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the
The Politics of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Joseph Pozsgai-Alvarez
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book investigates the history, development, and current state of anti-corruption agencies in Latin America. In recent decades, specialized anti-corruption agencies have sprung up as countries seek to respond to corruption and to counter administrative and political challenges. However, the characteristics, resources, power, and performance of these agencies reflect the
Populism and Corruption
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jonathan Mendilow, Éric Phélippeau
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-25 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This timely book offers an in-depth analysis of the intersection between populism and corruption, addressing phenomena that have been, so far, largely treated separately. Bringing together two dynamic and well-established fields of study, it proposes a theoretical framework for the study of populism and corruption in order to update our