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  • The Adoption Machine by Paul Jude Redmond
    The Adoption Machine (English, Paperback)

    May 2014, the Irish public woke to the horrific discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of almost 800 babies in the 'Angels' Plot' of Tuam's Mother and Baby Home. What followed would rock the last vestiges of Catholic Ireland, enrage an increasingly secularised nation, and lead to a Commission of Inquiry. In The Adoption Machine, Paul Jude Redmond, Chairperson of the Coalition of Mother...

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  • Posh Boys by Robert Verkaik
    Posh Boys (English, Hardback)

    If we care about inequality, we have to talk about private schools

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  • A Dog's Life by Hannah Dale
    A Dog's Life (English, Hardback)

    A beautiful and informative gift book celebrating 50 of our favourite pet dogs. Each entry is lovingly illustrated in Hannah Dale's inimitable, quirky style.

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  • Flat Earth News by Nick Davies
    Flat Earth News (English, Paperback)

    From a prestigious newspaper that allowed intelligence agencies to plant fiction in its columns, to the newsroom that routinely rejected stories due to racial bias, to the number of papers that accepted cash bribes.

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  • Making Sense of Corruption by Bo Rothstein
    Making Sense of Corruption (English, Paperback)

    From being largely ignored in research, corruption has recently become one of the most important social issues. Yet defining corruption has resulted in profound disagreement. This book presents a bold and innovative solution to this problem, which will appeal to students of political theory, political philosophy, sociology and social anthropology.

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  • A Force for Justice by Michael Clifford
    A Force for Justice (English, Paperback)

    From the award-winning journalist who first broke the story, A Force for Justice is the definitive account of the greatest scandal ever to emerge from the Irish police force, and the personal price paid by Maurice McCabe in pursuit of his duty to serve the state.

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  • Corrupt Research by Raymond Hubbard
    Corrupt Research (English, Paperback)

    Addressing the immensely important topic of research credibility, Raymond Hubbard's work proposes that we must treat such information with a healthy dose of scepticism.

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  • A Culture of Corruption by Daniel Jordan Smith
    A Culture of Corruption (English, Paperback)

    Attempts to understand the dilemmas average Nigerians face every day as they try to get ahead - or just survive - in a society riddled with corruption. This book paints a portrait of Nigerian corruption - of nationwide fuel shortages in Africa's oil-producing giant, Internet cafes where the young launch their e-mail scams, and more.

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  • Economic Gangsters by Ray Fisman
    Economic Gangsters (English, Paperback)

    Takes the readers into the secretive, chaotic, and brutal worlds inhabited by the economic gangsters. This title uses economics to get inside the heads of these 'gangsters', and proposes solutions that can make a difference to the world's poor. It looks at how economists use the tools to understand, and fight back against, corruption and violence.

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  • Corruption in Contemporary Politics by James L. Newell
    Corruption in Contemporary Politics (English, Hardback)

    The book provides an accessible account of the significance of political corruption, its causes, consequences and remedies. -- .

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  • Combating Corruption in India by Arvind Verma
    Combating Corruption in India (English, Hardback)

    This book analyzes vast data to argue that a corrupt state only maintains the facade of rule of law but will not permit any inquiry beyond that of individual deviance. Using criminological perspectives, it presents a novel mechanism, the 'doctrine of good housekeeping', for public officials to combat and prevent corruption within their own institutions.

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  • America, Compromised by Lawrence Lessig
    America, Compromised (English, Hardback)

    Lessig mounts an unflinching case that money and power have corrupted nearly every institution in American life-and that unless we accept the part we each, in our well-meaning way, have played in getting us here, we won't be able to make things better.

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  • Larceny Games by Brian Tuohy
    Larceny Games (English, Paperback)

    With FBI files as evidence, Larceny Games unveils the names of players, coaches, owners, and referees who fixed games.

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  • Reforming the Unreformable by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
    Reforming the Unreformable (English, Paperback)

    A report on development economics in action, by a crucial player in Nigeria's recent reforms.

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  • Fool's Gold by Gillian Tett
    Fool's Gold (English, Paperback)

    * Inside the financial crisis as the bankers themseves rode the boom and fell with the crash, from the first UK journalist to predict it * Updated for this edition

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  • University, Inc. by Jennifer Washburn
    University, Inc. (English, Paperback)

    Jennifer Washburn, a scholar and journalist, reveals how the growing influence of corporations over universities compromises the future of all those whose careers depend on a university education, and all those who will be employed, governed, or taught by the products of American universities.

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  • Innovation Corrupted by Malcolm S. Salter
    Innovation Corrupted (English, Hardback)

    In contrast to the time-line narratives of previous books on Enron that offer interesting but largely unsystematic insight into individual actions and organizational processes, Innovation Corrupted pursues a more methodical analysis of the causes and lessons of Enron's collapse.

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  • The Institutional Economics of Corruption and Reform by Johann Graf Lambsdorff
    The Institutional Economics of Corruption and Reform (English, Paperback)

    This book shows how insights from institutional economics can be used to develop a better understanding of why corruption occurs and the best policies to combat it. It will be an invaluable resource for researchers and policy-makers concerned with anti-corruption reform.

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  • Tenured Radicals by Roger Kimball
    Tenured Radicals (English, Paperback)

    Since Tenured Radicals first appeared in 1990, it has achieved a stature as the leading critique of the ways in which the humanities are not taught and studied in American universities. Trenchant and witty, it lays bare the sham of what now passes for serious academic pursuit in too many circles. In this new third edition, completely reset, Roger Kimball has brought the text up to date and has added a new Introduction. Those who have never read Tenured Radicals are in for a treat; others may find a second reading worth their while. ?Mr. Kimball names his enemies precisely....This book will breed fistfights.??Roger Rosenblatt, New York Times Book Review. ?A withering critique.??Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World.

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  • The Puppet Masters by Emile Van Der Does De Willebois
    The Puppet Masters (English, Paperback)

    Billions in corrupt assets, complex money trails, strings of shell companies and other spuriouslegal structures. These form the complex web of subterfuge in corruption cases, behind whichhides the benefi cial owner?the puppet master and benefi ciary of it all. Linking the benefi cialowner to the proceeds of corruption is notoriously hard. With sizable wealth and resourceson their side, they...

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