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Pursuit of Absolute Integrity How Corruption Control Makes Government Ineffective

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ISBN-10: 0226020525

ISBN-13: 9780226020525

Edition: 1996

Authors: Frank Anechiarico, James B. Jacobs

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This text seeks to show how the proliferating regulations and oversight mechanisms designed to prevent or root out corruption seriously undermine the ability to govern.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

James B. Jacobs is Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts, and Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice, at New York University School of Law.

Acknowledgments
Preface
The Evolution of Corruption: From "Honest Graft" to Conflicts of Interest
The Evolution of the Anticorruption Project: From Virtue to Surveillance
Civil Service and the Anticorruption Project: Bondage to a Principle
Conflicts of Interest and Financial Disclosures: The Pursuit of Absolute Integrity
Whistleblowers: Uncovering Wrongdoing at Any Price
Internal Government Investigation: The Panopticon in New York City
State and Federal Prosecutors: Putting Public Officials on Ice
Purging Corruption from Public Contracting: Blacklists, Debarments, and the Paralysis of Procurement
Auditing and Accounting Controls: Beyond Bean Counting
Waging War Against the Inevitable
Public Administration: From Reform to Pathology
Toward a New Discourse on Corruption Control
Notes
Bibliography
Table of Cases
Index