Understanding and Preventing Corruption

Understanding and Preventing Corruption

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Graycar and Prenzler present a readily accessible guide to the issues of public and private sector corruption, outlining the nature and dimensions of corruption problems in a variety of settings across the world, and providing a set of practical strategies to prevent corruption that also facilitate economic growth and development.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 161 pages
  • 146 x 218 x 18mm | 280g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2013 ed.
  • biography
  • 1137335084
  • 9781137335081
  • 649,776

About Tim Prenzler

Adam Graycar is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Transnational Research Institute on Corruption at the Australian National University, Australia. He has also served as Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, USA and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra. Tim Prenzler is a Professor in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS) and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University Brisbane, Australia. In CEPS he manages the Integrity Systems Project and works in the Frontline Policing Project.

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Table of contents

Part I: CORRUPTION IS COMPLEX 1. Describing Corruption 2. Understanding Corruption 3. Measuring Corruption Part II: DESIGNING COUNTER-MEASURES 4. The Architecture of Corruption Control 5. Applying Crime Prevention and Regulatory Theory to Corruption Part III: COMBATING AND REDUCING CORRUPTION 6. Preventing Corruption in Criminal Justice 7. Preventing Corruption in Public Sector Procurement 8. Preventing Corruption in Public Health 9. Designing out Corruption in Urban Planning

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