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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Combating Corruption: Legal Approaches to Supporting Good Governance and Integrity in Africa


ISBN13: 9781781004487
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781781004364
Published: August 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2014)
Price: £30.00



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Drawing on numerous recent examples of good and bad practice from around the continent, this insightful volume explores the legal issues involved in developing and enhancing good governance and accountability within African states, as well as addressing the need for other states worldwide to demonstrate the 'transnational political will' to support these efforts.

John Hatchard considers the need for good governance, accountability and integrity in both the public and private sector. He studies how these issues are reflected in both the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

The book demonstrates that despite the vast majority of African states being party to these conventions, in practice, many of them continue to experience problems of bad governance, corporate bribery and the looting of state assets. It explores how the 'art of persuasion' can help develop the necessary political will through which to address these challenges at both the national and transnational levels.

This unique and influential book will be of worldwide interest to those studying law, politics or business, as well as legal practitioners, policymakers, senior public officials, parliamentarians, law reformers, civil society organisations and the corporate sector.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Africa
Contents:
Introduction
1. Setting the Scene: Law and Persuasion
2. Law and Governance in Africa: Supporting Integrity and Combating Corruption
3. Preventive Measures: Maintaining Integrity in the Public Service
4. When Things Go Wrong: Addressing Integrity Problems in the Public Service
5. Constitutions, Constitutional Rights and Combating Corruption: Exploring the Links
6. Investigating and Prosecuting Corruption Related Offences: Challenges and Realities
7. National Anti-corruption Bodies: A Key Good Governance Requirement?
8. Judges: Independence, Integrity and Accountability
9. Combating Corruption: 'Persuasion' and the Private Sector
10. Preventing the Looting of State Assets: Combating Corruption-Related Money Laundering
11. Preventing Public Officials from Enjoying their Proceeds of Corruption
12. Law, the Political Will and the Art of Persuasion
Bibliography
Index