Report on Mexico

Type: · Author(s): Dr. Claudia Baez Camargo, Rodrigo Megchun Rivera, Jordan Corzo · Published:
The report summarizes the results from the application in the Mexican context of the ethnographic survey on institutional performance and social values that all ANTICORRP partners working in WP4 have agreed upon and will apply in their respective case study countries. Additionally, the information on the survey is supplemented with additional insights that were obtained […] Read More

Report on Italy

Type: · Author(s): Prof. Davide Torsello, Maria Giulia Pezzi · Published:
The following report is based on data collected during ethnographic fieldwork, as a part of the ANTICORRP project, Work Package 4 – The Ethnography of Corruption. In particular, it deals with the results of a survey conducted in Italy on a small sample, divided in two groups: inhabitants of the cities of Monza (Northern Italy) […] Read More

Report on Hungary

Type: · Author(s): Prof. Davide Torsello · Published:
The following report is based on data collected during ethnographic fieldwork, as a part of the ANTICORRP project, Work Package 4 – The Ethnography of Corruption. In particular, it deals with the results of a survey conducted in Hungary on a small sample of 103 inhabitants of the city of Budapest. The aim of the […] Read More

Report on Kosovo

Type: · Author(s): Florina Duli-Sefaj · Published:
This country report presents result of a survey about performance of local instiutions and social values” carried out in Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter BiH). It is a part of a wider research about corruption practices in this countryes approached with an innovative ethnographic metodology and “bottom-up persepctive”. Results of the survey will be here treated […] Read More

Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina

Type: · Author(s): Dr. Zaira Tiziana Lofranco · Published:
Corruption in Kosovo has been researched from a variety of perspectives with different methodologies and various research and policy goals in mind. Dominated by quantitative and positivistic studies, where social and historical contexts are seen as direct contributors to corruption, or disregarded at best, the said research takes for granted the need to understand and […] Read More

Report on institutional performance and corruption in Bosnia, Kosovo, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, ussia, Tanzania, Turkey and Japan

Type: · Author(s): Prof. Davide Torsello · Published:
The report draws on ethnographic research undertaken in 8 countries which are the object of investigation by WP4 partners, namely: Italy, Hungary, Bosnia, Russia, Turkey, Kosovo, Tanzania and Mexico. An additional chapter (Annex 2) will render the case of Japan which will serve as a contrast on which to assess ideas and practices of governance and institutional performance through an […] Read More

State-of-the-art report on theories and harmonised concepts of corruption

Type: · Author(s): Bo Rothstein · Published:
Corruption is what in the social sciences is known as an “essentially contested concept”. From the perspective of stating in empirical research of what constitute successful anti-corruption policies, this is certainly a problem. However, it should be underlined that the concept of corruption shares this problem with many, if not most, central concepts in the social […] Read More

Fighting Corruption in Modernity: A Literature Review

Type: · Author(s): Mette Frisk Jensen (Aarhus University and University of Gothenburg) and James Kennedy (University of Amsterdam) · Published:
Presented here is an overview on the literature of anticorruption efforts in the modern period, starting (in Denmark’s case) in the late seventeenth century, but with much of the focus beginning in the early nineteenth century and continuing into the early twentieth. The working assumption here, informed by considerable literature on the subject, is that […] Read More

Corruption in Premodernity, East and West: A Literature Review

Type: · Author(s): G. Geltner and Maaike van Berkel (University of Amsterdam) · Published:
The premise of ANTICORRP’s History Work Package (2) is that a comparative historical perspective on fighting corruption remains a desideratum. This is especially true regarding the pre-modern world, by which we broadly mean the era prior to the rise of the centralized nation state, with its relatively homogeneous legal system, extensive bureaucracy, advanced technology and […] Read More