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Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Fritz Heimann and Mark Pieth


Corruption undermines nearly all key legal and developmental priorities today, including the effective functioning of democratic institutions and honest elections, environmental protection, human rights and human security, international development programs, and fair competition for global trade and investment. This book chronicles the global anticorruption steps taken since the movement advanced after the end of the Cold War. It provides a realistic assessment of the present state of affairs by critically evaluating what existing anticorruption programs and treaties have accomplished and docu ... More

Keywords: corruption, strategies, globalization, development, Cold War, digital communication, treaties

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190458331
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190458331.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fritz Heimann, author
Founder, Senior Advisor, Transparency International

Mark Pieth, author
Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology, Chairman, University of Basel, Board of the Basel Institute on Governance

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