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Political corruption

Paperback. The only scholarly account of Irish corruption from 1922-2010. It empirically maps the decline in standards since Irish independence in 1922, to the loss of economic sovereignty in 2010. Num Pages: 288 pages, Graphs|Tables, black & white. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; 3JM; JPZ. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 22. Weight in Grams: 454. This book empirically maps the decline in standards since the inauguration of Irish independence in 1922, to the loss of Irish economic sovereignty in 2010. It argues that the definition of corruption is an evolving one. As the nature of the state changes, so too does the type of corruption.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780719086885
ISBN
9780719086885
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 21.91

Paperback. A riveting, first-person account of the backstabbing and hypocrisy that led to the U.N.'s Oil-for-Food Program becoming the most corrupt enterprise ever overseen by the international community. Num Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; JKSR; JPSD; JPSN1; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 149 x 23. Weight in Grams: 466. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light nicks, remains very good
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Nation Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0019465
ISBN
9781568584416
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. Examines bribery by exposing the transactions that lie beneath. This book shows how these transactions can affect security, democratisation, and human aid around the world. It presents how bribery can wreak havoc on whole populations in some instances. It covers commercial bribery, administrative and service-based bribery, and extortion. Series: Praeger Security International. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JKV; JPZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780275996499
ISBN
9780275996499
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.23
€ 57.47

Hardcover. Provides a theoretical foundation for empirical analysis on the connection between the quality of government and important economic, political, and social outcomes. Focusing on the effects of government policies, this book argues that unpredictable actions constitute a severe impediment to economic growth and development. Num Pages: 280 pages, 14 halftones, 2 line drawings, 14 tables. BIC Classification: JPQ; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226729565
ISBN
9780226729565
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.53
€ 81.48

Hardback. Reveals the corruption endemic in Britain's biggest arms deals over the last fifty years. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JPS; JPZ; JWXF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 136 x 20. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Pluto Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745334271
ISBN
9780745334271
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.53
€ 82.13

Hardback. Num Pages: 216 pages, maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1FC; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 241 x 18. Weight in Grams: 464.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801451874
ISBN
9780801451874
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.79

Hardcover. As corruption is a serious problem in many Asian countries their governments have introduced many anti-corruption measures since the 1950s. This book analyzes and evaluates the anti-corruption strategies employed in Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. Series Editor(s): Jones, Lawrence R. Series: Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management. Num Pages: 500 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1F; JPP; JPZ; KNV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 46. Weight in Grams: 986.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
500
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857248190
ISBN
9780857248190
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 167.49

Paperback. John Hatchard considers the need for good governance, accountability and integrity in both the public and private sector. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; JPZ; LND; LNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 25. Weight in Grams: 622.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781004487
ISBN
9781781004487
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 42.80

Hardback. The purpose of this book is to explain why a number of countries have succeeded in combating corruption; and to identify the lessons which other countries can learn from these five countries' successful experiences in curbing corruption. Editor(s): Quah, Jon S. T. Series: Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management. Num Pages: 292 pages. BIC Classification: JFFX; JPZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 157 x 233 x 27. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Emerald Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
292
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781907306
ISBN
9781781907306
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 131.99

Paperback. In December 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a brilliant French artillery officer and a Jew of Alsatian descent, was court-martialed for selling secrets to the German military attache in Paris based on perjured testimony and trumped-up evidence. This title presents an account of the famously complex case. Series: Why X Matters Series. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 illustration. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; HBJD; HBLL; HBT; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Yale University Press
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300168143
ISBN
9780300168143
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 25.30

Hardback. Shows how corruption operates through informal rules, personal connections and wider social contexts. Editor(s): Haller, Dieter; Shore, Cris. Series: Anthropology, Culture and Society. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: JHMC; JPZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 23. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Pluto Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745321585
ISBN
9780745321585
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.53
€ 81.48

Paperback. An introduction to political crime provides a comprehensive and contemporary analysis of political crime including both violent and nonviolent crimes committed by and against the state in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and other advanced industrialized democracies since the 1960s. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JKV; JPV; JPWL; JPZ. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 238 x 172 x 13. Weight in Grams: 396.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Policy Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847426796
ISBN
9781847426796
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 36.79

Hardcover. The crisis that nearly brought the world's financial house down in 2008 demonstrated clearly that the global economy cannot work where there is widespread deception, corruption and lack of accountability. Corruption and lack of accountability are also key reasons why international development assistance so often fails to deliver on its promise. Num Pages: 217 pages, 2 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JFFX; JPZ; KCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 148 x 220 x 16. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
218
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230100206
ISBN
9780230100206
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.01

Hardcover. Through various lenses and theoretical approaches, this book explores the contested experiences, meanings, realms, goals, and challenges associated with the construction, preservation, and transmission of the memories of state repression in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Num Pages: 245 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KL; 1KLS; JPWL; JPZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
246
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230110144
ISBN
9780230110144
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.23

Hardcover. This is an interdisciplinary study of the mechanisms by which power corrupts. It incorporates political theory, organizational studies and cognitive science. In particular, it introduces advances in the field of cognitive psychology, which it uses to examine the effects of institutionalized power on how we think. Num Pages: 180 pages, 6 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JFFX; JMR; JPHV; JPZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 147 x 15. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230218543
ISBN
9780230218543
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.74

Hardcover. A re-conceptualisation of the widely-held concept of the 'resource curse', which contends that resource booms inevitably lead to numerous political, social and economic problems. This book counters that these problems are by no means inevitable, but are rather the direct result of specific policy choices made by actors within particular regimes. Series: Euro-Asian Studies. Num Pages: 334 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JPZ; KCN; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 137 x 7. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230301191
ISBN
9780230301191
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 123.22

Hardcover. In this original study British rule in Burma is examined through quotidian acts of corruption. Saha outlines a novel way to study the colonial state as it was experienced in everyday life, revealing a complex world of state practices where legality and illegality were inseparable: the informal world upon which formal colonial power rested. Series: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Num Pages: 176 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FMB; HBJF; HBTQ; JPZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 138 x 15. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230358270
ISBN
9780230358270
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 342 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: JPZ; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Random House USA Inc United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
342
Condition
New
SKU
V9780307398253
ISBN
9780307398253
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.55

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: JKV; JPHF; JPHV; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 216 x 18. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Beacon Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780807061985
ISBN
9780807061985
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.64

Hardcover. Integrating theories from a wide range of disciplines, Nir Kshetri compares the patterns, characteristics and processes of cybercrime activities in major regions and economies in the Global South such as China, India, the former Second World economies, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa. Series: International Political Economy Series. Num Pages: 260 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFMG; JKVM; JPZ; UD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137021939
ISBN
9781137021939
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.76

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