About corruption

Shalendra SHARMA, Roberta Ann JOHNSON

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Abstract

Corruption is a major problem worldwide. In recent years, in the streets of Jakarta, corrupt police officers stood by unwilling to intervene while vigilante groups burned alive men accused of petty crime. In Russia, corrupt officials depleted the state treasury by stealing huge sums of money and gems; they went unpunished. In India, when foreign entrepreneurs setting up factories refused to give illegal bribes co city officials, the foreigners' own residences were burglarized and stripped of valuables in retaliation. Corruption is "shameless''.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe struggle against corruption : a comparative study
Editors Roberta Ann JOHNSON
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages1-19
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781403962683
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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