New Book: “Between Morality and the Law: Corruption, Anthropology and Comparative Society”

Pardo, Italo(Ed.)
Hardcover 187 pages (12/2004)
Publisher: Ashgate
Language: English
ISBN:0 7546 4290 9
Price: 89.95$/45£

Synopsis (provided by the publisher)

Drawing on detailed enthnographies, the contributors address illegal forms of corruption and more widely, moral and legal forms of corruption in western and non-western societies. Based on descriptive analyses of corrupt practices at and beyoud the local level, it stands as a demonstration that empirical investigation can be carried out. The work draws on long-term research based on a combination of traditional anthropological methods, background knowledge and the study of documentary sources. [read more]

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