Jonathan goodhand corrupting consolidating peace
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This book will be of great interest to students of peacekeeping and peacebuilding, criminology, political economy, war and conflict studies, international security and IR.
The dynamics that shape the relationship between corruption and the political and economic developments in post-conflict countries are complex.
The problem of corruption has become increasingly important in war to peace transitions, eroding confidence in new democratic institutions, undermining economic development, diverting scarce public resources, and reducing the delivery of vital social services.
Firstly, it will be necessary to conceptualise corruption in terms of definition and context.
Once this has been established, it will be possible to examine the reasons why post-conflict situations are particularly susceptible to corruption.