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Corruption and anti-corruption in Southeast Europe: Landscapes and sites

Sampson, Steven LU (2008) In Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors
Abstract
This article discusses the rise of the global anti-corruption "industry" with its elements of international campaigns and conventions, the traffic in project funds, people, knowledge and ideas, and how global structures interact with the local politics of anticorruption. The metaphor of landscape is utitilized to show the different perspectives -- global summits and local sites -- how anticorruptionism operates. In the local site, actors include the government, the opposition, the anticorruption agency, the media, the civil society organizations, and the foreign donors. Understanding the anti-corruption industry requires an understanding how the flows in the global landscape affect the actors in the local sites. Examples are provided from... (More)
This article discusses the rise of the global anti-corruption "industry" with its elements of international campaigns and conventions, the traffic in project funds, people, knowledge and ideas, and how global structures interact with the local politics of anticorruption. The metaphor of landscape is utitilized to show the different perspectives -- global summits and local sites -- how anticorruptionism operates. In the local site, actors include the government, the opposition, the anticorruption agency, the media, the civil society organizations, and the foreign donors. Understanding the anti-corruption industry requires an understanding how the flows in the global landscape affect the actors in the local sites. Examples are provided from the anticorruption events and scandals in Romania. (Less)
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social anthropology, corruption, anti-corruption, globalization, global ethics, Romania, Southeast Europe
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Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors
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de Sousa, Luis; Larmour, Peter; Hindness, Barry; ; and
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Routledge
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9780415466950
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English
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  abstract     = {This article discusses the rise of the global anti-corruption "industry" with its elements of international campaigns and conventions, the traffic in project funds, people, knowledge and ideas, and how global structures interact with the local politics of anticorruption. The metaphor of landscape is utitilized to show the different perspectives -- global summits and local sites -- how anticorruptionism operates. In the local site, actors include the government, the opposition, the anticorruption agency, the media, the civil society organizations, and the foreign donors. Understanding the anti-corruption industry requires an understanding how the flows in the global landscape affect the actors in the local sites. Examples are provided from the anticorruption events and scandals in Romania.},
  author       = {Sampson, Steven},
  editor       = {de Sousa, Luis and Larmour, Peter and Hindness, Barry},
  isbn         = {9780415466950},
  keyword      = {social anthropology,corruption,anti-corruption,globalization,global ethics,Romania,Southeast Europe},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Routledge},
  series       = {Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors},
  title        = {Corruption and anti-corruption in Southeast Europe: Landscapes and sites},
  year         = {2008},
}