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The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century

Stein Ringen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208937
eISBN:
9789888313877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208937.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Chinese system is like no other known to man, now or in history. This book explains how the system works and where it may be moving. Drawing on Chinese and international sources, on extensive ... More


Bribing Legislators During the Raj 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the legal aspects concerning the bribery of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and Members of Parliament (MP) in India. Under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988, it ... More


Harmonization of Transnational Economic Crime Control

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of regulations controlling two major types of international economic crimes: transnational money laundering and foreign corrupt practices. In both ... More


Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More


The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Philip Harling

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Most historians of Britain now take for granted that a narrow and mostly landed élite managed to retain its social supremacy throughout much of the 19th century. But as of yet, there is no thorough ... More


The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

James Heinzen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first archive-based, ... More


Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Gary Murphy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The aim of this book is to assess the quarter century of political competition in the Republic of Ireland from the time of the ending of recession of the 1980s up to the 2011 general election where ... More


From virtue to venality: Corruption in the city

Peter Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088728
eISBN:
9781781706411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088728.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From Virtue to Venality examines the problem of corruption in British urban society and politics between 1930 and 1995. It is not a conventional study of the politics of local government since it ... More


The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

David Hine and Gillian Peele

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Integrity issues have become an important item on the British political agenda since the 1990s when ‘sleaze’ prompted John Major to set up the Committee on Standards in Public Life. The book analyses ... More


Introduction

PHILIP HARLING

in The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In this study, the book argues that the mostly Pittite governing élite helped to allay the suspicions of parasitism at the root of the familiar critique of ‘Old Corruption’ by responding to intense ... More


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