Global Corruption: Money, Power and Ethics in the Modern World

ISBN: 9781780767604 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2013 Autor: Laurence Cockcroft Editură: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 288 Stoc: La comandă

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Corruption has played a pivotal role in determining the current state of the world - from mass poverty in developing countries, to the destruction of natural resources and to the erosion of trust in political parties. Laurence Cockcroft here argues that corruption has to be seen as the result of the interplay between elite embedded networks , greed and organised crime. He shows how the growth of corruption has been facilitated by globalisation, the integration of new and expanding markets into the world economy, and by the rapid expansion of offshore financial facilities. These facilities provide a home to largely unregulated pools of finance derived from personal fortunes, organised crime and pricing malpractice in international trade. By identifying the main drivers of corruption world-wide and analyzing the current action to control them, this book suggests ways in which the problems caused by corruption can be addressed and ultimately prevented.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Laurence Cockcroft
Data Publicarii
2013
Editura
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Inaltime
21.6
Latime
13.8
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
288
Isbn 13
9781780767604
Cod
9781780767604
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