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Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Juliet Sorensen discusses the ‘opioid epidemic’, explains the limitations that international law has in tackling the problem, and argues for criminal justice reform,

A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between Democracy and Corruption

A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between Democracy and Corruption

There is evidence to support the claim that democracy can reduce corruption. Once democracy is consolidated, there is reason to believe that corruption can be reduced.

Contextualizing the Current Social Protest Movement in Lebanon

Contextualizing the Current Social Protest Movement in Lebanon

Social movements that seek to combat corruption in Lebanon face a large number of obstacles when attempting to apply strategies suitable to change the system.

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Sarah Chayes discusses her research into state corruption, explains its links to issues of conflict and revolution, and reflects on the US invasion of Afghanistan.

Review – Diamonds

Review – Diamonds

Smillie’s study of the modern diamond industry contains valuable insights into Africa’s diamond wars, but has major knowledge gaps that undermine its ultimate utility.

Cambodia’s Election and Two Conceptions of the Rule of Law

Cambodia’s Election and Two Conceptions of the Rule of Law

A new understanding of competition between elite groups may be the best way to foster the rule of law in Cambodia after the re-election of the People’s Party.

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global mass public protests are a milestone in the ‘war on corruption’. However, they face entrenched networks of interests, which need to recognise that reform is key to their personal survival.

Review – Nigeria at Fifty

Review – Nigeria at Fifty

In analysing the fifty years since Nigeria’s independence, this collection of essays argues for reform that delegitimises the elite rent seekers in the state while concurrently empowering the impoverished populace.

Police and Anarchy in Greece

Police and Anarchy in Greece

Austerity measures are increasing tension between Greek police and protesters. We need to be concerned, for as the recession in Europe continues, police in other countries may come to play similar roles.

Defying the Modus Operandi: Anna Hazare, Corruption and Politics in India

Defying the Modus Operandi: Anna Hazare, Corruption and Politics in India

Evoking the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi, Anna Hazare’s anti-graft campaign has personified a core national concern in India against endemic corruption and its consequences. However, the potency of the anti-corruption movement, although widely acknowledged and supported, has far from clear ramifications.

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