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  • The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture

    Ehrman,Bart D.
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    Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between...

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  • Global Corruption - Money, Power And Ethics...

    Cockcroft,Laurence
    (4265217)

    Corruption has played a pivotal role in determining the current state of the world - from mass poverty in developing countries, to the destruction of natural resources and to the erosion of trust in political parties. Laurence Cockcroft here argues...

  • Pure Corruption - 1 - Ruin & Rule

    Winters,Pepper
    (9326161)

    'We met in a nightmare. The in-between world where time had no power over reason. We fell in love. We fell hard. But then we woke up. 'And it was over . . .'' RUIN & RULE She is a woman divided. Her past, present, and future are as twisted as the...

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    Corruption in Africa - Causes Consequences,...

    Mbaku,John Mukum
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    Corruption in Africa makes a significant contribution to the study of the impacts and eradication of corruption in African societies. John Mukum Mbaku offers a comprehensive analysis of the causes of public malfeasance in African countries and...

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    Corruption in Nigeria - The Fight and...

    Mazi A. Kanu Oji; Valerie U. Oji
    (9590861)

    This book addresses the effects of corruption in Nigeria and provides a concise overview for a lasting solution. Offering insight from the authors' original thinking and experiences, the book traces corruption from colonial rule through nearly fifty...

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    Corruption and Legislatures

    Pelizzo,Riccardo; Stapenhurst,Frederick
    (9833998)

    This book investigates parliaments'apos; role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider contemporary issues that...

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    Corruption and Legislatures

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    This book investigates parliaments'apos; role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider contemporary issues that...

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    Corruption and Peacebuilding

    Zaum,Dominik; Cheng, Christine
    (4035155)

    This edited volume explores and evaluates the roles of corruption in post-conflict peacebuilding. The problem of corruption has become increasingly important in war to peace transitions, eroding confidence in new democratic institutions, undermining...

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    Corruption in Developing Countries

    Ronald Wraith; Edgar Simpkins
    (9621840)

    First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain'apos;s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the...

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    Corruption and Organized Crime in Europe -...

    RUGGIERO , VINCENZO
    (4932291)

    In Corruption and Organised Crime in Europe, Gounev and Ruggiero present a discussion of the relation between organized criminals and corruption in the EU'apos;s 27 Member States. The book draws on research and scholarly work the editors carried out,...

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    Corruption - Roots, Challenges, Solutions

    Domenic Marbaniang
    (9602097)

    The very term 'corruption' indicates an aberration on, a departure from, and a violation of something essentially good. The idea of what is good, however, precedes the idea of its perversion. To decry corruption without accepting the original ideal...

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    Corruption - Things Falling Apart

    Kelly NGYAH
    (9687747)

    Like sweetened candies that slowly and unnoticeably foster caries, so is the corruption phenomenon within a society. Assessed biblically, circularly and through other legal perspectives corruption seems to be an ethically derogatory issue which...

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    Corruption In Paradise

    Sandi Circle
    (9459085)

    In book 2 of The Beach Mystery series, Sophia and Luke continue their mission to dismantle the entire crime organization on Paradise Island. Can they end the human trafficking, extortion, and drug ring? It may come with a price if they do. Luke is...

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    Corruption'apos;s Price - A Spanish Deceit

    Brett,Charles
    (9540577)

    Davide returns to Spain to grow an American company's client list. Realising the chances of success are diminishing and suspicious about why, he invites previous business partner Caterina to Madrid to explore what might be wrong. Caterina brings...

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    Corruption in Urban Politics and Society,...

    Smith, John
    (10245381)

    Despite much recent interest in the area of urban governance, little work has been done on the changing ethical standards of urban leaderships, 'governing' institutions or the policing of public life. Yet the issue of ethical standards in public life...

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    Corruption in Urban Politics and Society,...

    Smith, John
    (10245379)

    Despite much recent interest in the area of urban governance, little work has been done on the changing ethical standards of urban leaderships, 'governing' institutions or the policing of public life. Yet the issue of ethical standards in public life...

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    Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    Butt, Simon
    (4044705)

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia'apos;s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the 'apos;rule of law'apos;,...

  • Corruption Officer - From Jail Guard To...

    Heyward,Gary
    (9277902)

    In this shocking memoir from a former corrections officer, Gary Heyward shares an eye-opening, gritty, and devastating account of his descent into criminal life, smuggling contraband inside the infamous Rikers Island jails. Gary Heyward's life...

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  • Political Corruption - Readings In...

    Johnston,Michael
    (10372803)

    Corruption is once again high on the international policy agenda as a result of globalization, the spread of democracy, and major scandals and reform initiatives. But the concept itself has been a focus for social scientists for many years, and new...

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    Corruption

    Crowley,Virginia
    (9740537)

    The greater the degree of purity in a person, the darker the taint on their soul if they succumb to temptation.Not even the men and women of the holy orders are safe from corruption as Lady Stephanie Peabody and her host of greedy, voluptuous...

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    Corruption

    Norton,Camille
    (8972297)

    A rich debut collection from a promising new poet -- selected by Campbell McGrath as a winner of the 2004 National Poetry Series Open CompetitionFor more than twenty-five years, the National Poetry Series has sought out and discovered new voices,...

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    Do International Corruption Metrics Matter?

    Hawthorne,Omar E.
    (9753232)

    Civil society groups such as Transparency International play an important role in raising awareness of corruption and its effects on society. This book is the first to assess the impact of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index on...

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    Political Corruption in the Caribbean Basin -...

    Collier,Michael W.
    (9809807)

    Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental...

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    Fighting Corruption in Eastern Europe - A...

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    Anti-corruption programmes, projects and campaigns have come to constitute an essential aspect of good governance promotion over the last two decades. The post-communist countries in Eastern Europe have presented one of the first key targets of...

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    Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of...

    Bubandt,Nils
    (9839891)

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world'apos;s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet...

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    Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of...

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    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world'apos;s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet...

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    Negotiating Corruption - NGOs, Governance and...

    Laura Routley
    (10132370)

    Negotiating Corruption demands that we think again about corruption in Africa. It problematises the framing of African corruption as a phenomenon that emerges from a clash between two sets of norms. Moreover, it highlights the colonial legacies of...

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    Negotiating Corruption - NGOs, Governance and...

    Laura Routley
    (10132369)

    Negotiating Corruption demands that we think again about corruption in Africa. It problematises the framing of African corruption as a phenomenon that emerges from a clash between two sets of norms. Moreover, it highlights the colonial legacies of...

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    Fighting Corruption in East Asia: Solutions...

    Arvis,Jean-Francois; Berenbeim,Ronald
    (8030885)

    Although attention has focused on public sector initiatives to fight corruption on the demand side, private companies in every region have developed programs to fight it on the supply side. Policymakers and advocacy groups consider such preventive...

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    Boardwalk Empire - The Birth, High Times and...

    Johnson,Nelson
    (5029402)

    Through most of the 20th century, Atlantic City, New Jersey, was controlled by a powerful partnership of local politicians and racketeers. Funded by payoffs from gambling rooms, bars and brothels, this corrupt alliance reached full bloom during the...

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    The Hidden Order of Corruption - An...

    Vannucci, Alberto; PORTA, DONATELLA DELLA
    (9635349)

    When corruption is exposed, unknown aspects are revealed which allow us to better understand its structures and informal norms. This book investigates the hidden order of corruption, looking at the invisible codes and mechanisms that govern and...

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    The Rise, Corruption and Coming Fall of the...

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    The explosive story of the dynasty whose greed and corruption have brought Saudi Arabia to the very brink of bankruptcy - a dynasty now on the verge of collapse

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    Syndromes of Corruption

    Johnston,Michael
    (2939858)

    Corruption is a threat to democracy and economic development in many societies. It arises in the ways people pursue, use and exchange wealth and power, and in the strength or weakness of the state, political and social institutions that sustain and...

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    Dirty Entanglements - Corruption, Crime, and...

    Shelley,Louise I.
    (9591063)

    The entangled threat of crime, corruption, and terrorism now deserves high-level policy attention because of its growth trajectory. Using lively case studies, this book analyzes the transformation of crime and terrorism and the business logic of...

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    Caucus of Corruption - The Truth About the...

    Margolis,Matt; Noonan,Mark
    (8099431)

    When Democrats made ethics the centerpiece of their 2006 campaign, respected bloggers Matt Margolis and Mark Noonan went to work online chronicling the corruption endemic to the Democratic Party. But there's so much more to Democratic corruption than...

  • Democracy, Corruption And The Politics Of...

    Bubandt,Nils
    (9939887)

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world's third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet...

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  • Global Corruption

    Cockcroft,Laurence
    (9860351)

    Corruption has played a pivotal role in determining the current state of the world - from mass poverty in developing countries, to the destruction of natural resources and to the erosion of trust in political parties. Laurence Cockcroft here argues...

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    The Corruption of Capitalism - Why rentiers...

    Standing,Guy
    (9489855)

    There is a lie at the heart of global capitalism. Politicians, financiers and global bureaucrats claim to believe in free competitive markets, but have constructed the most unfree market system ever. It is corrupt because income is channelled to the...

  • The Last Temptation Of Rick Pitino - A Story...

    Sokolove,Michael
    (10223996)

    From acclaimed New York Times Magazine author Michael Sokolove, the astonishing inside story of the epic corruption scandal that has rocked the NCAA and exposed the rot and hypocrisy at the heart of big-time college sports. At a lavish annual event...

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    Criminal Capital - Violence, Corruption and...

    Sanchez, Andrew
    (9790899)

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed...

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    Ideologies and the Corruption of Thought

    Joseph Gabel
    (10194694)

    Edited and with an introduction by Alan Sica.In 1975 Joseph Gabel published a modern masterpiece which appeared in English as False Consciousness: An Essay on Reification. Combining his special knowledge of existential psychiatry, axiology, Marxism,...

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    Political Finance and Corruption in Eastern...

    Smilov, Daniel
    (9852757)

    One characteristic of Central and Eastern European democracies in transition is the lack of stability in terms of accountability and transparency in practices of political party financing. This key volume provides a thorough and well-structured...

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    Ideologies and the Corruption of Thought

    Joseph Gabel
    (10194763)

    Edited and with an introduction by Alan Sica.In 1975 Joseph Gabel published a modern masterpiece which appeared in English as False Consciousness: An Essay on Reification. Combining his special knowledge of existential psychiatry, axiology, Marxism,...

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    The Politics of Corruption in Dictatorships

    Mukherjee,Bumba; Yadav,Vineeta
    (9510925)

    The Politics of Corruption in Dictatorships studies how institutional and social factors influence corruption in dictatorships. Dictatorships are often synonymous with high levels of corruption, yet Vineeta Yadav and Bumba Mukherjee argue otherwise....

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