Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption

Research Handbooks in Geography series

Edited by Barney Warf, Department of Geography, University of Kansas, US

The Handbook on the Geographies of Corruption offers a comprehensive overview of how corruption varies across the globe. It explores the immense range of corruption among countries, and how this reflects levels of wealth, the centralization of power, colonial legacies, and different national cultures. Barney Warf presents an original and interdisciplinary collection of chapters from established researchers and leading academics that examine corruption from a spatial perspective.

‘Overall this Handbook is, in a word, excellent. Warf et al. have made a significant contribution to the literature and succeeded in crafting an indispensable resource for scholars of corruption in almost every country.’
– Sven Daniel Wolfe, Eurasian Geography and Economics

‘Corruption occurs at multiple scales and in different forms. The 21 chapters by international scholars examine corruption and e-government, development, and gender, with accounts of 16 countries/regions including China, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Arab World, and Central Asia. A timely and insightful book for seminars, workshops, and policymakers.’
– Stanley D. Brunn, University of Kentucky, US

‘In this important book Barney Warf has assembled an impressive array of chapters on the intricacies of corruption in its many forms across the globe. These chapters, empirically rich and conceptually sophisticated, open up new ground that is long overdue. Finally, this crucial topic gets a nuanced, robust airing that social scientists and policy analysts will deeply appreciate.’
– David Wilson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US

2018 392 pp Hardback 978 1 78643 474 6 £135.00 £121.50 $210.00 $189.00

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