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    of Family in controlling corruption “Just as it is impossible not to taste the honey or the poison that finds itself at the tip of the tongue‚ so it is impossible for a government servant not to eat up‚ at least a bit of the King’s revenue. Just as fish under water cannot possibly be found out either as drinking or not drinking water‚ so government servants employed in the government work cannot be found out taking money.” Kautilya‚ 300 B.C. The term “corruption” comes from the Latin word

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    Corruption (By: Muhammad Attique Shah Turabi) * Introduction Definition of corruption: “Misuse of the power for private or personal gain or for other unfair means”. “Dishonest or illegal behavior of the people especially of the people in authority”. By every definition corruption means the violations of the laws of land and social norms and it is Root cause of all ills in Pakistan. Corruption is connected with bribery; it will be useful to define it‚ too. The word bribe literally stands for

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    Political Corruption - Political corruption is one of the biggest problems in the United States government‚ but not just here in America‚ in other parts of the world as well. This global issue is making big headlines and it is all over the internet‚ yet people still don’t fully believe that U.S. politicians are corrupt. The people that are making all of the “under the table” deals have got the American people blinded with false promises. The national debt is growing and we‚ the people‚ are

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    The main forms of corruption are bribery‚ fraud‚ embezzlement and extortion. These concepts do sometimes overlap‚ but through them‚ some of the basic characteristics of corruption can be identified. The reason why young people should fight corruption has to do with the fact that it destroys the system of values in society. Youth is part of civil society and carries the future in its hand and the fact that you are able to look at society in a refreshing way allows you to find alternative solutions

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    Maygar Political Science 6 17 March 2014 Corruption Research Project Throughout the world‚ a fundamental truth that must be acknowledged is that our governments are plagued by corruption. This corruption is a pervasive force firmly entrenched across all societies. With that being said‚ not all governments were created equal. Corruption manifests itself in a multitude of manners causing some countries to be more corrupted than others. The chief focus of this paper is to examine corruption across

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  • Political Corruption

    Political corruption is the use of legislated powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain. Misuse of government power for other purposes‚ such as repression of political opponents and general police brutality‚ is not considered political corruption. Neither are illegal acts by private persons or corporations not directly involved with the government. An illegal act by an officeholder constitutes political corruption only if the act is directly related to their official duties. Forms

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    Introduction…………………………………………………………3 Corruption in the Philippines and the Governments’ Response…………………………………………………………….4 Spanish Colonia Era……………………………………………….4 American Colonial Era…………………………………………….4 Post War Era…………………………………………………………5 Martial Law Era ……………………………………………………..5 Government Anti-Corruption Initiatives and Laws……………5 Unmitigated Losses to Corruption …………………………….11 Etymology …………………………………………………………18 Corruption Levels…………………………………………………18 Corruption Improvements……………………………………….18

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    Causes of Corruption in PAKISTAN Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It hurts everyone who depends on the integrity of people in a position of authority. Corruption is an evil which has played havoc with the socio-economic development of Pakistan. Corruption is a curse and major hurdle to the progress of Pakistan. Pakistan faces many types of corruption. Commonly known types are 1) Systematic corruption 2) Sporadic (individual) corruption 3) Political (grand)

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  • Unrestrained Political Corruption

    CORRUPTIONCorruption is notoriously difficult to measure. It’s not just because it is an illicit activity. In part it’s because the concept itself is undefined and relative. “the abuse of entrusted power for private gain.” Corruption is damaging because it gives an undue advantage: Corruption in India is a major issue and adversely affects its economyIn 2011 India was ranked 95th out of 178 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. Some of the largest sources of

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  • What is Political Corruption

    Abuse (Political Corruption) Abuse‚ within the context of political corruption‚ is the wanton neglect of duty in the pursuit of other motivations. More specifically‚ it is the use of influence or power for a purpose not originally intended‚ as judged by law‚ pragmatism‚ and culture. In order to categorize an activity as an abuse‚ there needs to be either a breach of jurisdiction or a breach in the extent a power is exercised within the correct jurisdiction. For example‚ in Bai Ganyo: Incredible

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