Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2021

232 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197567869

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Political Corruption

The Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Ferretti

  • Provides the first book-length treatment of political corruption as an object of public ethics
  • Shows the common root of individual and institutional manifestations of political corruption
  • Reinterprets anticorruption beyond standard legalistic retributive approaches, as it calls on officeholders to take responsibility for opposing political corruption as a component of a public ethics of office accountability