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Interpreting corruption: elite perspectives in India

By: Pavarala, Vinod.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 1996Description: 256 p.ISBN: 9780803993112.Subject(s): Political corruption | Elite [Social sciences] | Andhra PradeshDDC classification: 324.27 Summary: This study investigates the problem of corruption from a social constructivist perspective in which strategic elites in society define the problem and negotiate solutions to it. Using a framework of discourse, the construction of corruption among five elite groups - bureaucrats, judges, politicians, industrialists and journalists - is examined using a wide range of data sources, including interviews with these elites, newspaper accounts, official records of an anti-corruption agency, legal documents and manifestos of political parties. The study also analyzes the politics of efforts to combat corruption and the resulting policy recommendations. (https://www.amazon.in/Interpreting-Corruption-Elite-Perspectives-India/dp/0803993110/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1533099363&sr=1-1&keywords=Interpreting+corruption%3A+elite+perspectives+in+India)
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This study investigates the problem of corruption from a social constructivist perspective in which strategic elites in society define the problem and negotiate solutions to it. Using a framework of discourse, the construction of corruption among five elite groups - bureaucrats, judges, politicians, industrialists and journalists - is examined using a wide range of data sources, including interviews with these elites, newspaper accounts, official records of an anti-corruption agency, legal documents and manifestos of political parties. The study also analyzes the politics of efforts to combat corruption and the resulting policy recommendations.

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