Instituto Fernand Braudel de Economia Mundial - Associado à FAAP

Ed. 14: Corruption and Democracy

"Corruption is a word rooted in the idea of ..."

Author: Moisés Naím and Norman Gall | Published in 1996

Corrupção e Democracia

Corruption is a word rooted in the idea of rupture, helping to explain its dangers. Privatization of the public interest, the use of public of flee for personal gain, has been endemic to complex societies through most of human experience. It plagued the administration of the Roman Empire, led to the economic stagnation of ancient China, weakened the citystates of the Italian Renaissance, obstructed the political development of Britain and the. United States and hastened the collapse of communism in Russia and Eastern Europe.


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