Preventing Corruption: Investigation, Enforcement and Governance

This book reveals the extent, types, investigation, enforcement and governance of international corruption. Providing a unique international coverage, it reveals the limits of current anti-corruption strategies and explores the involvement of western democratic states in corruption.

Book contents:

  1. Introduction

  2. Defining Corruption

  3. Measuring Corruption

  4. Explaining Corruption

  5. International Compliance: The Limitations to Legislation

  6. Encouraging Exposure

  7. Threats, Persuasion and Sanctions as an Aid to Tackling Corruption

  8. State Capture, Corruption and the Use of Force

  9. Private Organisations as an Extension of Government Power

  10. Is All Corruption Bad? Understanding Individual and Organisational Vested Self-Interest

  11. Final Reflections