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'Goats eat where they are tied up': illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique
(Review of African Political Economy vol. 45 no. 158, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using an anthropological approach, it argues that small-scale corruption has ...
Deciding over nature: Corruption and environmental impact assessments
(Environmental Impact Assessment Review vol. 65, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-07-01)
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental and societal impacts. Their usefulness, however, depends on how ...
Fighting fiscal corruption: Lessons from the Tanzania Revenue Authority
(Public Administration and Development vol. 23 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003-01-01)
Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administration to increase revenue and curb corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in the fight against corruption ...
Combating corruption: A transparency index for donors?
(Development Today vol. 9 no. 6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1999-01-01)
For decades the international donor community has turned a blind eye to corruption in developing countries. This attitude appears to have changed. There is now a remarkable consensus among aid organisations on the importance ...
Corruption, Legal Modernisation and Judicial Practice in Afghanistan
(Asian Studies Review vol. 37(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses on the phenomenon of corruption inside judicial institutions. By integrating ...
Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa
(Afrique Contemporaine vol. 230 no. 2009-2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-08-01)
This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused on reforming formal institutions, and too little attention has been ...