Combating Corruption

Legal Approaches to Supporting Good Governance and Integrity in Africa

John Hatchard, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Buckingham, UK, Visiting Professor, UN International Anti-Corruption Academy, Vienna and Vice-President, Commonwealth Legal Education Association

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.

‘This is a truly excellent book: wide-ranging, meticulous scholarship, very well written and easy to read. It should be on the desks of every senior civil servant, government lawyer and politician in every African country. After this book, there is no excuse for not having in place the necessary legal framework and equally important, for not using that legal framework to combat corruption.’
– Patrick McAuslan, Birkbeck University of London, UK

2015 416 pp Paperback 978 1 78100 448 7 £32.00 £25.60 $48.00 $38.40
2014 416 pp Hardback 978 1 78100 436 4 £110.00 £99.00 $160.00 $144.00

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