GOVT 3683

GOVT 3683

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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.

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18626GOVT 3683  LEC 001