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Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... state that is riddled with corruption. Notwithstanding the fragmentation of knowledge and hazy legalities that department engineers themselves must navigate in providing water to the rapidly changing city, Mumbai residents remain convinced that the water department possesses complete knowledge...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... (the album Zimbabwe-Mozambique ), and the career-changing 1989 song “Corruption.” This song is a direct response to the Willowgate scandal in which government ministers were illegally buying and selling luxury cars. Geoffrey Nyarota’s reporting on these doings marked a turning point in critical journalism...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... strata of the penal colony population together to profit from convicts’ seemingly unquenchable thirst for it. Ties of patronage and corruption bound together networks between officers, civil servants, vendors, soldiers, and convicts who at times competed with one another to dominate the steep profits...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385387-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8538-7
Book Chapter

By Akhil Gupta
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 02 July 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9470-9
...Corruption ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394709-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9470-9
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394709-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9470-9
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... The word “corruption” in Nigeria has a broader range of meanings than in the West, and it coexists with other traditions of condemning governmental malpractice. Nigeria’s problems with corruption can only be understood through simultaneous attention to local histories of government malpractice...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... the federal government to pay off ethnic constituencies, but during the 1980s decreased amounts of oil revenues led to deepening authoritarianism and a normalization of corruption in the military. Nigeria became internationally notorious during the 1970s, when stories of vast sums squandered circled the globe...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
...Corruption, Nigeria, and the Moral Imagination A paradox to taking a culturalist approach to corruption is that the various moral discourses critiquing it cannot be reduced to a mechanical set of principles allowing one to conclude particular actions are right or wrong. How does one...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... A paradox to taking a culturalist approach to corruption is that the various moral discourses critiquing it cannot be reduced to a mechanical set of principles allowing one to conclude particular actions are right or wrong. How does one conceptualize the processes through which moral claims...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... Corruption provides a new optic onto the Nigerian state. Rather than a set of real-world institutions that approximate Western models, the Nigerian state should be seen as an ideological project of labeling the activities of particular actors as being those of “state” officials. The ideological...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 21 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381273-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8127-3