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Brazil and India: Business Lobbying and Corruption

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tests the second set of hypotheses relating legislative lobbying behaviors to corruption levels. It uses data from the two country surveys; open-ended interviews; secondary sources; and ... More


Introduction

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the concepts and the structure employed by this book to address three questions on corruption: Why do some developing democracies experience much higher levels of corruption ... More


Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Vineeta Yadav

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political corruption is one of the globe's most pressing yet seemingly permanent problems. It is a root cause of low growth and inequality, and plagues numerous nations throughout the world to ... More


From Popular Dissatisfaction to Populism: Democracy, Constitutionalism, and Corruption

Yves Mény

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The lack of confidence of citizens in their democratic institutions is not new, although the current context differs in various ways: first, the unchallenged supremacy of the two victorious paradigms ... More


The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Michael Koß

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Recently there has been a convergence of party funding regimes across Western Europe. The driving force behind this process has been the introduction of state funding to political parties. Why is ... More


France: When the Conflict between Party Goals and Societal Norms has Consequences

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The French institutional context did not provide incentives for party cooperation, at least not between parties of the left and right camps. Similar to their British counterparts, French parties were ... More


Political Corruption: A Moral Pollution

Kwame Gyekye

in Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112252
eISBN:
9780199853069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112252.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Subsequent to the colonial period, the African nations face the most dominant issue of corruption and its effects on the effectiveness of the government, the level of trust that the masses bestow on ... More


Conclusion

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the theoretical, empirical, and methodological contributions that this book makes to the understanding of corruption and lobbying in developing countries, and discusses some ... More


Germany: The Common Interest in Consensual Politics

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter shows that, in Germany, it was predominantly institutional veto points and party goals that facilitated the parties' consensus on their state funding that evolved in the early 1960s. As ... More


Britain: A Growing Conflict between Party Goals and Societal Norms with (Still) No Consequences

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

In Britain, neither the institutional context nor parties' strategic goals provided any incentives for cooperation in questions of party funding. In the centralized Westminster model of democracy, ... More


The Party Funding Regimes

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The focus of this chapter is on the income structure of political parties. The chapter gives up-to-date information about the share of income parties in the four countries receive from membership ... More


Sweden: The Institutionally Invoked Consensus

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The most important variable facilitating the Swedish parties' consensus on state funding was the constitutional reform of 1970. The constitutional reform strengthened the position of the bourgeois ... More


The Comparative Analysis of Party Funding Regimes

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter defines important concepts such as ‘party funding regime’ and ‘private’, ‘public’, and ‘illegal’ sources of income of political parties. The differentiation of significant/insignificant ... More


Developmental Corruption

Andrew Wedeman

in Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450464
eISBN:
9780801464270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450464.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines developmental corruption in South Korea and Taiwan, with particular emphasis on the role of corruption in the formation and consolidation of pro-growth “developmental alliances” ... More


Brazil and India: Legislative Institutions and Lobbying Behavior

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tests the first set of hypotheses relating legislative institutions to lobbying behaviors. It begins by outlining the sampling design and sampling frame used for collecting data on ... More


Corruption: A Window into the State of Postwar Lebanon

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the extent and causes of political corruption in postwar Lebanon. Drawing on research on comparative corruption, bribery, rent-seeking, and crony capitalism, primarily in less ... More


Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience

Kwame Gyekye

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112252
eISBN:
9780199853069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times. In their attempt to evolve ways of life appropriate to our modern world ... More


Corruption and the Primacy of Politics

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book has shown how political corruption permeated Lebanon's bureaucratic institutions throughout the post-Ta'if period. It has analyzed incidences of corruption in their immediate institutional ... More


Corrupt Exchange: A Victimless Crime?

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter suggests that political and administrative corruption may gain criminological relevance if the focus of research is shifted towards the study of the social damage caused by this ... More


Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Wendy J. Schiller and Charles Stewart III

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163161
eISBN:
9781400852680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people—instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the ... More


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