[tags: Essays on Corruption] - A country’s government is supposed to be something that makes its citizens feel safe that they will always try and make the right decision for their country.
However, corruption within the government can make the citizens feel unsafe and uncertain is the right politicians are in office.
Neither are illegal acts by private persons or corporations not directly involved with the government.
The activities that constitute illegal corruption differ depending on the country or jurisdiction.
Corruption can occur in a few countries that have an inefficient government and other factors....
[tags: Political corruption, Bribery, Corruption] - According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, China is perceived to have a highly corrupt public sector (with a score of 37 out of 100).
Corruption may facilitate criminal enterprise such as drug trafficking, money laundering, and human trafficking, though is not restricted to these activities.
Misuse of government power for other purposes, such as repression of political opponents and general police brutality, is not considered political corruption.
The two academic articles chosen for this paper include Balachandrudu’s (2006) paper on the nature of political corruption and Mc Allister’s (2014) paper on the effects of corruption on Australian political institutions.
Balachandrudu (2006) provides a detailed analysis of the constituents of corruption, its various definitions, and the implications in the democratic Indian society as a case study....