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Making Sense of Corruption
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'At a time when the anti-corruption movement is in need of critical self-assessment, Rothstein and Varraich offer an important analysis. We know we do not want corruption - but what do we want? Can we, and should we, disentangle corruption from the many other related difficulties undermining the well-being of people and societies in many parts of the world? How do we know where corruption is worst, and whether our reforms are helping, hurting, or having any effects at all? Scholars and policy makers alike will find the insights offered by Rothstein and Varraich essential as their anti-corruption work enters new phases.' Michael Johnston, Colgate University, New York
'Defining the core issue as one of the quality of government and the idea that a non-corrupt government is 'based on the principle of impartiality in the exercise of public power,' [Rothstein and Varraich] relate the theory of corruption to real world problems. This is a small book, dense in its coverage of issues of philosophy, sociology, and political science, but it will probably cause anyone who has glibly used the term to have second thoughts and, hopefully, rethink their core assumptions.' E. V. Schneier, CHOICE
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Bo Rothstein is Professor of Government and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College at the University of Oxford. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 2003, he was awarded a Leading Scholars grant by the Swedish Science Council and in 2013 he received an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council. Aiysha Varraich received her Master of Science degree from the International Administration and Global Governance Program at Gteborgs Universitet, Sweden in 2011. In 2014, she entered the PhD program in Political Science at Gteborgs Universitet and is writing a thesis about clientelism and its effects on democratic processes within new democracies.
Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Corruption and the relevance of political science; 2. Mapping related disciplines; 3. The evolution of corruption as a concept; 4. Corruption and human rights; 5. Corruption and clientelism; 6. Corruption and patronage; 7. Corruption and patrimonialism; 8. Corruption, state capture and political particularism; 9. The Chinese exception and alternative; 10. In conclusion: what is the opposite of corruption?; Bibliography.