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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kostas Rontos; Luca Salvati; Petros Sioussiouras; Ioannis Vavouras The authors propose a classification of the perceived corruption levels of Mediterranean countries according to key political, economic, and social factors. While relevant empirical research has shown the extent of corruption...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Constantine P. Danopoulos Despite periods of growth, modern Greece is no stranger to severe and prolonged economic crises. Analyses of Greece’s current economic crisis have stayed clear of the seminal importance of culture as a key variable responsible for widespread and persistent corruption...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Petros Sioussiouras; Ioannis Vavouras This essay provides an account of the phenomenon of corruption in the Balkan and Arab countries of the Mediterranean. The analysis focuses on the effects that the political system—approached through the lens of political rights—and the level of economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ilir Gjoni Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Ilir Gjoni is the former minister of the interior of Albania. MQ 13.3-04 Gjoni 7/25/02 2:44 PM Page 33 Cleansing the Augean Stables: Corruption in Albania Disrupts Democratic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
... accompanied by corruption, structural economic problems, social exclusion, and negligence of good governance and the rule of law. This essay suggests that the juxtaposition of economic reform and liberalization with corruption, authoritarianism, and absence of good governance were a recipe for the social...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 98–118.
Published: 01 March 2013
... unemployment, devastating levels of corruption, and bad governance. The spoils of diamonds could provide an undeniable avenue to engender sustainable development. However, if history is a guide, the examples of Angola, Sierra Leone, and Democratic Republic of Congo offer instructive lessons of destructive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
... corrupt and often mismanaged public sectors and toward good governance. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Olusegun Obasanjo is former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This essay is based on the president's remarks at the Thirty-Seventh Annual Legislative Conference...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... neoliberal deregulated markets have proven to be vulnerable to the corrupt and opaque practices that created a massive crisis of systemic confidence. The author contends that the Maastricht process has transformed the Western European party system away from parties based on ideology and toward catchall issue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... perceived to be heavily infected with corruption.8 Muhittin Acar and Ugur Emek reported that while the Turkish government has introduced several measures to fight corruption, building a clean, well-functioning system remains a daunting task.9 Ziya Onis claimed that the state’s incapability...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2003
... hold. Widespread corruption among the judicial organs, public and police officials, and even political leaders affects most countries in the region, Albania included. Addressing corruption and illegality head on is the best way to ensure that corruption and terrorism do not join forces to impede...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., Demo- cratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome e Principe, Gabon, and Nigeria). The discussions encompassed a wide range of issues includ- 18. Gary and Karl, 14. 100 Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2004 ing AIDS, corruption, and foreign investment. Additionally, the U.S. energy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 46–59.
Published: 01 June 2003
... rights issues systematically neglected or ignored. The prime examples of corruption and environmental degradation, such as Angola and Nigeria, also began to cause oil companies the added discomfort that 50 Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2003 comes from being linked to antiglobalization, anti-free...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 110–129.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of the socialist prime minister, Constantine Mitsotakis, led his 1989 campaign with the promise of bringing Papandreou and his associates to justice and freeing the country from its alleged corrupters. In 1988, when the country was plagued with an array of scandals, the socialist prime minister was diagnosed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 100–115.
Published: 01 September 2000
... army that it otherwise would have had to squeeze out of a desperate population.2 The one quality that Bosniak, Serbian, and Croatian entities within Bosnia have shared has been a propensity for corruption. That propensity is further fueled...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
... by warrant or British imposed chiefs was intended to eliminate or reduce corruption among warring chiefs chosen by the colonial administration.9 Although the effort did not eliminate all flaws in governance and the system, relative peace and cooperation prevailed in the delta region during the 1940s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... The sixth stimulant is the role of the state and the effectiveness of state mechanisms to minimize the unrecorded economics sector. Weak state institutions, official corruption, anemic or inconsistent law enforcement, and lack of political will on the part of the political system whet the appetite...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... unemployed inhibited some writ- 10. Murphy, 196 – 9. 11. Perkins, 197. El-Khawas: Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution  5 ers from being critical of public policy and corrupt practices. Reporters and editors were never given a list of untouchable subjects. It became...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2014
...-­power play, may be open to question. The final two essays in this issue, by Constantine Danopoulos on the cul- tural roots of corruption in Greece and Reuben Silverman on the nexus of business and politics in Turkey, are in many ways two sides of the same coin. On the one hand, Danopoulos...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to withdraw. Reza Shah first established a constitutional regime. He established his popu- larity by ousting corrupt officials but soon expelled the reigning shah and his family and made himself ruler. Reza Shah soon degenerated into a typical brutal and authoritarian but very secular dictator...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to Mexico. Asian cartels smuggle drugs on a large scale and also women for prostitution. Seattle has been in the news as a major port of entry for Asian smuggling operations involving prostitution. What makes the Mexican cartels so dangerous is their proximity to the United States and the corruption...