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作者 Schwindt-Bayer, Leslie A., author
書名 Clarity of responsibility, accountability, and corruption / Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer, Margit Tavits
出版項 New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016
國際標準書號 9781107127647 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  JF1525.C66 S38 2016    在架上    30650020064537
說明 xviii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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附註 "Corruption is a significant problem for democracies throughout the world. Even the most democratic countries constantly face the threat of corruption and the consequences of it at the polls. Why are some governments more corrupt than others, even after considering cultural, social, and political characteristics? In Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability, and Corruption, the authors argue that clarity of responsibility is critical for reducing corruption in democracies. The authors provide a number of empirical tests of this argument, including a cross-national time-series statistical analysis to show that the higher the level of clarity the lower the perceived corruption levels. Using survey and experimental data, the authors show that clarity causes voters to punish incumbents for corruption. Preliminary tests further indicate that elites respond to these electoral incentives and are more likely to combat corruption when clarity is high"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-189) and index
1. Introduction -- 2. A clarity of responsibility theory of corruption -- 3. A dataset of democracy and corruption -- 4. Clarity of responsibility and aggregate corruption perceptions -- 5. Corruption voting - a survey analysis -- 6. Corruption and accountability - an experimental analysis -- 7. Elite anticorruption efforts -- 8. Elite attention to corruption -- 9. Conclusions
主題 Political corruption
Alt Author Tavits, Margit, author
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