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Sociology of Development (2024) 10 (2): 179–205.
Published: 22 March 2024
...Luiz Vilaça In contexts where political corruption is endemic, why would political elites build state capacity to prosecute corruption? Prior studies emphasize exogenous pressure from social movements or international organizations and the rise of political leaders committed to fighting corruption...
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Sociology of Development (2023) 9 (4): 388–407.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Heidi E. Rademacher Greater media and scholarly coverage of corruption and fraud in local-level NGOs in developing countries has brought attention to the complex and often contradictory underbelly of global civil society. The vast majority of social science research on corruption and fraud focuses...
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Sociology of Development (2023) 9 (3): 217–241.
Published: 13 April 2023
...Manjing Gao; Matthew C. Mahutga We assess the degree to which the policy preferences of female legislators explain the widely observed negative association between women’s political representation (known as “women in parliament,” or WIP) and corruption. While a broad literature suggests that WIP...
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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (3): 231–252.
Published: 04 October 2021
... is basic sanitation, and that a key correlate of poor sanitation is corruption in law enforcement. We use direct measures of experiences with corruption, rather than subjective measures of perceptions of corruption. We then draw on qualitative data to suggest why and how corruption in the judiciary enables...
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Sociology of Development (2021) 7 (2): 159–185.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Michael Levien In India today, the term “land mafia” is widely applied to those engaged in land-related corruption. What is unclear is the sociological phenomenon to which the term “mafia” refers, and what it indicates about capitalism in contemporary India. Based on ethnographic fieldwork...
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Sociology of Development (2019) 5 (4): 428–451.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Adel Daoud; Shailen Nandy Understanding the politics of caste, corruption, and wealth is essential for combating poverty in India. However, relatively few studies have systematically analyzed how these factors explain patterns of poverty combining state-level indicators with household and child...