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Politička korupcija na primeru Sjedinjenih Američkih Država
Political Corruption: An Example Of The United States

Author(s): Jelena Stanojević, Darko Dimovski
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Универзитет у Нишу
Keywords: political corruption; political parties; United States; suppression measures

Summary/Abstract: In this paper, the authors explore the notion of political corruption, starting from political parties and politicians as holders of this form of corruption. The causes of corruption are generally similar in all political systems and largely depend on the structure of incentives, the scope of opportunities, risks and consequences underlying its detection. The consequences of political corruption are numerous and far-reaching; they hinder the country's social progress and undermine citizens' confidence in the basic social values and norms. Although political corruption is more or less present in many countries, the paper provides an insight into political corruption in the USA and the measures undertaken to suppress it through the adoption and implementation of appropriate legislation.

  • Issue Year: 11/2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 93-103
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English