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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Munroe, Trevor
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Department of Government
Title, Analytic
Governance under threat: The Impact of corruption and the fight against corruption
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Hall, Kenneth, O.; Benn, Denis
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Governance in the age of globalisation: Caribbean perspectives
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Place of Publication
Kingston
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2003
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369-382
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Abstract
Examines the threat posed by the corruption to government systems. Munroe notes that while corruption is prevalent at the level of the state, it is equally common in the private sector and therefore the latter should be placed under increased scrutiny. He points to the financial scandals which have engulfed major US corporations such as Enron and World Com in support of his argument. He believes that the new legislation is specifically required to regulate party finance and election campaign funding which he sees as major sources of corruption. He also feels that effective civil society involvement in the anti-corruption fight is perhaps the single most important factor in advancing the war against corruption.....
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