GOVT 3683

GOVT 3683

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Corruption, and the perception of corruption, pervades many aspects of society and has become a source of political protest around the world. This course focuses on the similarities and differences between forms, causes, and effects of corruption in various environments. The course starts with a discussion of the definitions, causes, and effects of corruption across countries, and then turns to particular forms and contexts where corruption is observed: for example, developed and developing countries, conflict-ridden societies, and international investment. We will also discuss some of the potential solutions to corruption and their costs and benefits for political and civil society.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, GLC-AS, SSC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 3680

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8261 GOVT 3683   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person