Corruption in Third World
This book clearly explains corruption. It exanines the various types of corruption. It highlights the high level of corruption in the third world. It discusses the causes of corruption in the third world. It appraises the effects of corruption on the third world. And it shows how to drastically reduce the high level of corruption in the third world. More
Corruption is any misuse of power by public servants for private gain.
Corruption includes vices like the deliberate inflation of contract costs, bribery, fraud, embezzlement and other related offences.
Corruption is also found in the promotion of staff, dispensation of justice and misuse of public offices.
It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you corruption in the third world.
It identifies the States that are severely plagued by corruption. The top-ten States are Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Afghanistan, Guinea Bissau and Venezuela.
It clearly explains the different forms that corruption can take. They include bribery, embezzlement, blackmail, nepotism and political patronage.
It analyzes the causes of corruption in the third world. They include poverty, poor education, poor remuneration, unemployment, avarice and weak government.
It appraises the effects of corruption on the third world. They include low moral standard, poor educational standard, less development, less foreign direct investment, less foreign loans and little donations.
It lays emphasis on the solutions to corruption. It offers several strategies that can be used to conquer corruption in the third world. It throws light on how to reduce corruption to a barest minimum.
And it remains to be seen if we can have the desire to apply ourselves to this end.
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