Corruption in Developing Countries

By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

© 2011 – Routledge

208 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain’s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the means of overcoming corruption in contemporary developing countries.

Table of Contents

Part I: Africa, Twentieth Century 1. The Problem 2. Glimpses of Corruption 3. Tout Comprendre c’est Quelquechose Pardonner 4. A Question of Loyalties Part II: Britain, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 5. The Background 6. Parliamentary Elections 7. Influencing Members 8. Administration and the Civil Service 9. Local Government 10.The Law 11. The Armed Forces 12. The Church 13. Education 14. Commerce and Industry 15. Science 16. The Victorian Middle-Class Part III: Africa, Twentieth Century 17. First Impressions 18. Sanctions 19. Disciplines 20. Uneducated Democracy 21. Power, Wealth and Status

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Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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