Crime And Corruption In New Democracies: The Politics Of (in)security

Hardcover | October 4, 2011

byJ. Moran

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One of the dark sides to democratization can be crime and corruption. This book looks at the way political liberalization affects these practices in a number of ways whilst also challenging some of the scare stories about democracy. The book also brings the politics of power back into an examination of corruption.

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One of the dark sides to democratization can be crime and corruption. This book looks at the way political liberalization affects these practices in a number of ways whilst also challenging some of the scare stories about democracy. The book also brings the politics of power back into an examination of corruption.

JON MORAN is Reader in Security at the University of Leicester, UK. His previous books include Policing the Peace in Northern Ireland (Manchester University Press, 2008), and (edited with Mark Phythian) Intelligence, Security and Policing Post-9/11 (Palgrave, 2008).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:October 4, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023023741X

ISBN - 13:9780230237414

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 
Introduction 
Democratization and the Decentralization of Crime and Corruption 
Democratization and Political Corruption: Bringing Politics Back In 
Learning to Live Without Fear: Organised Crime and Democratization 
Violent Democracies: Cycles of Crime, Politics and Violence   
Legacies of Violence: Murder and Violent Crime in El Salvador and Guatemala 
State Collapse, Democratization and Informal Power in Iraq
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index