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Corruption in Developing Countries

By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

Routledge – 2011 – 212 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

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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.

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

Name: Corruption in Developing Countries (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins. 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...
Categories: Development Economics, Politics & International Relations, Development Studies, Development Policy, Development Theory, Politics & Development, African & Third World Politics