Policing Corruption

Policing Corruption : International Perspectives

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This volume presents insight from police practitioners and scholars on the nature and extent of governmental corruption in both more and less developed countries in all regions of the globe. Editors Rick Sarre, Dilip K. Das, and H. J. Albrecht and the notable contributors shed light on the conditions under which corruption flourishes and its far-reaching consequences for individuals' safety and freedom as well as each nation's security, economy, and even sovereignty. Importantly, this volume also presents innovative anti-corruption strategies to be undertaken by governments, international organizations, and the media. Devoting special attention to malpractice within police forces, The Policing of Corruption is an important resource for all who work to undo corruption and its debilitating effects.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 425 pages
  • 157.5 x 238.8 x 38.1mm | 725.76g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739108093
  • 9780739108093

About Rick Sarre

Rick Sarre is Associate Professor of Law and Criminology at the School of International Business, University of South Australia. Dilip K. Das, Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, also serves as President of the International Police Executive Symposium and Editor-in-Chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Perspectives on Policing Corruption from Around the Globe Chapter 4 Corruption: The Enemy of the State, the Ally of Organized Crime Chapter 5 Corruption in Brazilian Society: An Overview Chapter 6 Conceptual, Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Dimensions of Corruption in India: Some Policy Implications Chapter 7 Fighting Corruption: Is Kenya on the Right Track? Chapter 8 Corruption: A View from Lesotho Chapter 9 Political Corruption in Africa Chapter 10 Transparency in Decision Making: A Finnish Perspective on Corruption Control Chapter 11 Crime and Corruption Cases in Societies in Transition: A View from Macedonia Chapter 12 The Threat of Corruption in Poland with Particular Reference to Public Services Chapter 13 Corruption: A Perspective from Austria Chapter 14 Corruption: Theory and Russian Reality Chapter 15 Corruption in Transitional Russia Chapter 16 Corruption in Turkey: An Overview Chapter 17 Economics and Politics of Corruption in Turkey: Fighting for a "Clean Government and Business" Part 18 Police Corruption: Some National Perspectives Chapter 19 Policing Corruption: An Australian Perspective Chapter 20 The Social Organization of Police Corruption: The Case of Bangladesh Chapter 21 Fighting Police Corruption in Brazil: The Case of Rio de Janeiro Chapter 22 Controlling Police Corruption: The Croatian Perspective Chapter 23 A Historical Review of Methods Used by American Police to Control Police Corruption Chapter 24 Corruption and the Blue Code of Silence Part 25 Corrupt Activities of Police and Other Public Institutions: International Case Studies Chapter 26 The Anti-Smuggling Investigation Bureau's War on Smuggling in China Chapter 27 Borderland Corruption: A Binational Study of Policing the U.S./Mexican Border Chapter 28 Policing Corruption Inside the British Parliament Chapter 29 The Belgian Disease: Dutroux, Scandal, and "System Failure" in Belgiumshow more