Book Corruption in the Americas / edited by Jonathan D. Rosen and Hanna S. Kassab.
Associated Name: Rosen, Jonathan D., editor.
Associated Name: Kassab, Hanna Samir, 1984- editor.
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Call Number JF1525.C66 C677 2020
Media class: Book
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781793627216 1793627215 9781793627230 1793627231
Extent: ix, 164 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"For some states in Latin America, corruption is not simply an industry, but rather it is part of the political system. This collection studies the nature of corruption and its recent trends through expert contributions from scholars from the region who have diverse scholarly backgrounds, theoretical orientations, and methodologies. Through case studies of countries throughout the Americas, the contributors analyze the links between corruption and organized crime, the main actors involved in corruption, governmental responses to corruption, and the impact that corruption has on governmental institutions and people's faith in them"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction / Jonathan D. Rosen and Hanna S. Kassab -- A little lower than the angels : problems of corruption and obligation : a conceptual review / Bradford R. McGuinn -- Corruption, violence, and state fragility in Mexico : an examination of the recent challenges and opportunities / Roberto Zepeda and Jonathan D. Rosen -- Guatemala, a captured state / Adriana Beltrán -- Corruption in Colombia / Fernando Cepeda Ulloa -- Corruption in Peru in the twenty-first century : a tsunami of scandals, a tsunami of prosecution / Cynthia McClintock -- "The police are involved in everything" : corruption and the corrupt in Bolivia / Marten Brienen -- Organized crime and the state in Brazil / Michael Jerome Wolff.