Accountability and corruption

political institutions matter
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World Bank, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Office of the Chief Economist , Washington, D.C
Political corruption -- Developing countries., Misconduct in office -- Developing countries., Political ethics -- Developing countries., Responsibility -- Developing countries., Developing countries -- Politics and govern


Developing countries, Developing count

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The results of a cross-country empirical analysis suggests that political institutions are extremely important in determining the prevalence of corruption: democracy, parliamentary systems, political stability, and freedom of the press are all associated with lower corruption.

StatementDaniel Lederman, Norman Loayza and Rodrigo Reis Soares.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2708, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2708.
ContributionsLoayza, Norman., Soares, Rodrigo Reis., World Bank. Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office. Office of the Chief Economist.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3669048M
LC Control Number2002615790

Curtailing Corruption: People Power for Accountability & Justice chronicles the struggle of civil society groups to combat corruption in 12 countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Korea, Turkey, and Uganda.

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This is a must-read by relevant academics, practitioners and graduate students of public administration, public policy, political science, governance, international relations, sociology Manufacturer: Routledge.

Accountability and Corruption. Political corruption refers to "the misuse or the abuse of public office for private gains", where corrupt practices include fraud, appropriation of public funds, or accepting bribes are some examples of corrupt practices.

including her book on New Racism: Revisiting Researcher Accountabilities. Political Accountability and Corruption The political science and economics literatures have extensively discussed the role of political accountability in generating good governance practices, and, particularly, in reducing corruption (see, for example, Fackler and Lin, ; LinzFile Size: KB.

"An insightful and very timely book for the global anticorruption community, examining the power of people taking social and corruption issues into their own hands."—Roberto Perez Rocha, Transparency International "This well researched, perceptive book constructs an.

One reason why the evidence is patchy is that the relevant literature lacks common definitions of accountability and anti-corruption.

6 Definitions are often overly broad, defining accountability as the combination of answerability, the obligation to inform and justify public decisions, and enforceability, the ability to sanction or remedy.

“Curtailing Corruption is a hopeful book—showing how citizen engagement can produce real reform. It is also a practical book—explaining how mobilization happens and groups strategize. Its lessons ought to be learned by reformers worldwide. Klitgaard, who is one of the giants of academic anticorruption research over the last half-century, once pithily (and influentially) summed up his perspective on the causes of corruption in a “corruption formula”: C = M + D – A, or (to put this back into words): “Corruption equals monopoly plus discretion minus accountability.” (The.

ACCOUNTABILITY ON CORRUPTION Effective monitoring and oversight of public institutions is essential to break the circle of Accountability and corruption book, ensure that acts of misconduct are adequately detected and punished, and make corruption a high-risk / low-reward activity.

Mechanisms designed to promote horizontal accountability typically include. The upcoming book, Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite, is the latest investigative work from Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President and Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer.

Publisher HarperCollins has the book under a strict embargo until its January 21 release. Sources with knowledge of its contents say the book will “upend.

What Urena’s tweets casting doubt on Schweizer’s forthcoming book more accurately demonstrate, however, is that the official channels of the highest levels of the Democrat Party–Urena is former President Bill Clinton’s press secretary–are worried about this Profiles in Corruption book and what it may reveal about top Democrats.

And. The book highlights the causes of corruption and the use of both internal and external accountability institutions and mechanisms to fight it. It provides advice on how to tailor anticorruption programs to individual country circumstances and how to sequence reform efforts to ensure sustainability.

It is from the acknowledgement and study of this concept that the Valhalla of success for accountability, reform, and oversight will be derived.

Herein lies a ‘core’ of the subject. What is it that allows corruption and deviance to flourish. Throughout the book, he focuses on substantial examples that, on occasions, beggar : Bob McAlister.

Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability, and Corruption expands the frontier of the literature and should be read by anyone who studies political institutions and political corruption.' Eric C. Chang - Michigan State University 'Schwindt-Bayer and Margit Tavits have produced an excellent book on the obviously-important topic of by: We examine the role of ethical accountability in keeping in check the corruption and opportunistic behavior of public servants.

To successfully engage corruption it would seem knowing the source and cause would be useful if not imperative. Every society has a level of corruption they will tolerate and perhaps even expect. Police Misconduct, Accountability, and Corruption by Tiffany Morey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Share This Book. He chaired the Accountability Round Table from toand continued to write extensively on issues of corruption and accountability.

Tim has an abiding concern to promote open and accountable government in Australia. His E-Book, “Corruption: The abuse of entrusted power in Australia“, may be downloaded here.

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Curtailing Corruption: People Power for Accountability and Justice Shaazka Beyerle the anticorruption and accountability realms.

By the end of I had embarked on an in-depth study. The project had four main objectives. In this book I provide analysis and real examples that.

Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that corruption is not one thing but covers many deviant and criminal practices in policing which also shift over time. It rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards', meaning not individual but institutional failure.

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Book Prospectus Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability, and Corruption Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer and Margit Tavits Overview Corruption is a significant problem for democracies throughout the world. Even the most democratic countries constantly face the threat of corruption and the consequences of File Size: KB.

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In Accountability Round Table published a pamphlet on “Corruption” that remains as relevant today as it was when published. About the Book. You are here: Home; N ow that the links between corruption and violent conflict, impunity, poverty and inequality are clear, the key issue is how to curb it.

What options exist beyond traditional approaches. How can citizens counter graft and abuse and exact accountability from power holders. What strategic value does people. CORRUPTION, ETHICS AND ACCOUNTABILITY book.

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Previous research suggests that female politicians face higher standards in public life, perhaps in part because female voters expect more from female politicians than from male politicians.

Most of this research is based on observational evidence. We assess the relationship between accountability and gender using a novel survey vignette experiment fielded in the United Kingdom in which voters Cited by: “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity.

It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contents: Preface --Overview / Anwar Shah --Performance-based accountability / B. Guy Peters --Efficiency, integrity, and capacity: an expanded agenda for public management?/ Willy McCourt --Can E-government make public governance more .PERFORMANCE ACCOUNTABILITY AND COMBATING CORRUPTION.

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Unlike elected autocracies, accountability of elected leaders, by accountability bodies and the courts, is the lynchpin of strong and.