Corruption, and the perception of corruption, pervades many aspects of society and has become a source of political protest around the world. This course focuses on the similarities and differences between forms, causes, and effects of corruption in various environments. The course starts with a discussion of the definitions, causes, and effects of corruption across countries, and then turns to particular forms and contexts where corruption is observed: for example, developed and developing countries, conflict-ridden societies, and international investment. We will also discuss some of the potential solutions to corruption and their costs and benefits for political and civil society.
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Summer 2020: Online course
|Section ID:||GOVT 3683 001-LEC|
|Class dates:||June 1-19, 2020|
|Due date:||Friday June 19, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)|
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|Mode of instruction:||Online learning|
|Instructor:||Young, P. (pty6)|
|This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.|
|Related:||Cross-listed with SOC 3680 001-LEC|
|To enroll:||Enrollment for this class is closed.|