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Political corruption in Europe

Bull, MJ and Newell, JL 2014, 'Political corruption in Europe' , in: Routledge Handbook of European Politics , Routledge, London, pp. 669-685.

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Abstract

This chapter analyses: first the growth, diversification and types of corruption in Europe; second, the causes and dynamics at the heart of corrupt transactions; third, the effects of corruption (on the economy and the political system); and finally, the attempts to fight corruption. The chapter concludes that this fight might not only lack any positive effects, but could even be counter-productive, making corruption one of the most significant challenges facing European democracies today.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Magone, J
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corruption, Europe, Politics
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Publisher: Routledge
Refereed: Yes
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Professor Martin J. Bull
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 17:31
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 01:01
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/33055

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