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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2012
... corruption by critically examining technologies of accountability and transparency foregrounded by DF to counter possible corruption allegations against the association. Through an ethnographic study of various governance processes, the study aims to reach a comprehension of both corruption and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Michael J. Watts Abstract Moral Economies of Corruption is an important intervention, and Steven Pierce provides an alternative way of viewing the long history of anticorruption programs in Nigeria. As Michael J. Watts' contribution discusses, there are a number of dangers that lurk in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 547–551.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sunila S. Kale Abstract The subjects of crime and corruption remain perennially important for social scientists concerned with the nature of power, authority, and order. Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria and Milan Vaishnav's When Crime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 558–562.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sandipto Dasgupta Abstract The central paradox of corruption in the political life of the global South is how such a widely despised phenomenon persists so untroubled by allthe negative attention. The two books under discussion—Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption and Milan Vaishnav's When...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Steven Pierce Abstract The commentaries in this Kitabkhana on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption provide ample food for thought about the social-scientific study of crime and corruption. All agree on the importance of focusing on actual practice and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Milan Vaishnav Abstract The review essays by Sunila S. Kale, Sandipto Dasgupta, and Michael J. Watts on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria raise a number of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 556–572.
Published: 01 December 2009
... polity. This new political dispensation, which the author calls the “Second Empire,” came to be remembered retrospectively as a corrupt version of the patrimonial empire that it had replaced mainly because its history was produced by the Ottoman New Order that destroyed the political structures of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 149–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... book's acceptance as a secondary school textbook represents the fixing of a historiographical orthodoxy that categorized Ottoman rule as alien, corrupt, and retrograde, a view that remains dominant in Egyptian popular consciousness until today. Duke University Press 2011 Egyptian Views of Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., he shows how the scientific miracles genre comes to articulate a new idea of faith that juxtaposes tahqiq-i iman (substantiated faith) with taqlid-i iman (initiative faith). We close this issue with a Kitabkhana examining two books on the political economies of corruption: Steven Pierce's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 540–556.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Journey of the Humble Government File .” Herald , February 2015 . Isik Damla . “ The Specter and Reality of Corruption in State and Civil Society: Privatizing and Auditing Poor Relief in Turkey .” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 32 , no. 1 ( 2012 ): 57 – 69...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 272–275.
Published: 01 December 2013
... shrinking. Similar controversies emerged around the Yet there are no signs that universities or research Anna Hazare campaign against corruption in 2011, institutions are even aware of these perils to free- but most of the writing on the issue of corruption dom of thought. If anything, they are more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 101–113.
Published: 01 August 1996
... near-decade-long, democratic ers and enter politics for corruption. transition has frequently been interrupted by execu- Unlike the previous three constitutionally- tive coups d’ktat, violating the spirit of democracy, if permitted dismissals of governments in 1988, 1990 not that of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 127–139.
Published: 01 August 2002
... the government’s minimal supermarkets with their expensive vast array of goods. expenditure on education, the disincentives of unemployment Where is the oil-export revenue? Reports of the presi- and corruption, poorly paid teachers, decrepit and unheated dential family, members of “the clan” and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 August 1990
... and regional lines? The Bill also makes tall claims about the elimination Ghani Eirabie of corruption, bribery, obscenity and other vices from society, and one hopes that specific legislative measures will be adopted to give effect to these promises. But If the people had wanted to instal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . Gould William Sherman Taylor C. Ansari Sarah . “ The Flux of the Matter: Loyalty, Corruption and the ‘Everyday State’ in the Post- Partition Government Services of India and Pakistan .” Past and Present 219 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 237 – 79 . doi: .org/10.1093/pastj/gts045. Gupta...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 466–480.
Published: 01 December 2015
... , 1999 . Geertz Clifford . “Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight.” In The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays , 412 – 54 . London : Fontana , 1973 . Gupta Akhil . “Blurred Boundaries: The Discourse of Corruption, the Culture of Politics, and the Imagined State...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Steven Pierce teaches African history at the University of Manchester. He is currently completing a cultural history of corruption in northern Nigeria. Christine Philliou is a member of CSSAAME’s editorial collective and an associate professor in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the corrupting city and ethnic strife - and the consequent strengthening of and its amoral westernized women. This myth is also the state ideology in cultural affairs - the functionality present in new interpretations of literary works, such as of art becomes crucial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 54–57.
Published: 01 August 1990
... display of illicit arms. elected representatives and such other persons as it may The deem and appoint one of them to be its chairman. 11. Elimination of bribery and corruption: fit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 82–99.
Published: 01 August 1997
... space opened by regimes, denouncing the corruption and high- the loosening of state control over social organizations handedness of elites, and calling for greater political and productive...