Corruption and Anti-Corruption

Corruption and Anti-Corruption : An Applied Philosophical Approach

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Seumas Miller, Peter Roberts, and Edward Spence present a wide-ranging ethical analysis of corruption, divided into two main parts. This book discusses first the nature, causes. and implications of corruption, followed by a discussion of the myriad means for combating corruption. As such, it is a helpful tool for applied ethical analysis of business practices throughout the world today. Corruption and Anti-Corruption: An Applied Philosophical Approach is the eighth book in the series, Basic Ethics in Action, edited by Michael Boylan, which is a major new undertaking by Prentice Hall covering several areas in applied ethics, including business ethics, environmental ethics, medical ethics, and social and political ethics.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 14mm | 322.06g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130617954
  • 9780130617958

Table of contents

1. Corruption: Some Theoretical Observations. 2. Contexts and Causes of Corruption. 3. What is Wrong with Corruption? 4. Rationalizing Corruption. 5. Corporate Corruption and Collective Moral Responsibility. 6. Anti-Corruption Systems. 7. Corruption and Punishment. 8. The Rights of Suspects. 9. Conflicts of Interest. 10. Whistle Blowing.
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About Professor Seumas Miller

Seumas Miller is Director of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, Canberra. Australia. Peter Roberts is a Senior Research Fellow with Special Research CAPPE, and also teaches post graduate law enforcement courses through the Centre for Investigative Studies and Crime Reduction at Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia. Edward Spence is a lecturer in moral philosophy and applied and professional ethics in the School of Communication at Charles Sturt Universitv, Bathurst, Australia.
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