University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Taught In English
Introduction to Politics
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course will study corruption both conceptually and empirically. It will draw on a wide variety of examples from across the world to illustrate the principal theories and arguments that have been advanced in this field to explain the causes, consequences and distribution of corruption in the contemporary world.The aims of the course are:? To understand the various conceptualisations of corruption? To analyse how corruption research is conducted? To explore the role of corruption in democratic and non-democratic states? To understand the factors that drive corruption perceptions? To understand the common causes and consequences of corruption? To examine critically common strategies employed in the aim of reducing corruption
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