Corruption and its Control

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-339-6

Library Price : Rs.650

Library Dollar Price : 26$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 124

About The Book

Everyone feels corruption but to define it in many ways are preferred. Ethical, social, legal and economical definitions do exist. The ecological definition is the exploitation of natural resources for personal gains. The book is designed to introduce the subject of Corruption in the first part. The second part is devoted to Corruption control methods. Four selected sectors like health, education, revenue and defense sectors are presented in Part three. Ancient civilizations in Rome, Egypt, China and India also suffered from corruption. Various types of corruption like petty, grand, grey, black and in police with eight forms of corruption, viz., bribe, fraud, embezzlement, favoritism, extortion, discretion power, conflict of interest and illegal contribution are known. Corruption has bad influence on business, public resources, wealth, fundamental rights, civil and political rights and international trades. Numerous international organizations started to measure the extent of corruption. Well-known models like economic growth, game theory, multiple indicators and multiple causes and various simulation models are known.

Globalization affects a nation and corruption becomes enhanced. Accountability, strict legal and regulatory sector, E-governance, transparency in all government transactions and the right of citizens to know what government does are some of the corruption control measures. To control corruption, a strong political will, leadership, role of newspaper, television and internet and other mass communication channels are necessary. Private companies should also contribute to corruption control.

The purpose of this book is to educate the public, students and government officials about corruption and its influence on society. This book may be prescribed as a text book in schools along with other teaching subjects in civics, economics, law and moral sciences.


Contents -

1. Introduction
2. Corruption in Ancient Periods
3. Typology of Corruption
4. Forms of Corruption
5. Cost of Corruption
6. Corruption Environment
7. Measurement of Corruption
8. Models in Corruption Research
9. Globalization and Corruption
10. Government
11. Society
12. Role of International Organizations
13. Corruption and its Control in Health Sector
14. Corruption and its Control in Education Sector
15. Corruption and its Control in Revenue Sector
16. Corruption and its Control in Defense Sector

About The Author

Prof. Dr. Varagur Swaminathan Muralidharan obtained his M.Sc. degree (Physical Chemistry) from Banaras Hindu University with first class in 1973 and Ph.D. from the same university in 1978. He has authored more than 300 research papers and presented 150 papers in various international conferences. He has guided 18 students for their Ph.D. degrees.

He is the first recipient of Raman Research Fellowship of Government of India, J.K. Mittal Award from Indian Society of Surface Science and Technology, Calcutta and N.M. Sampat Award from Electrochemical Society of India.

He served CSIR (India) for 40 years, two years as AICTE Emeritus fellow in Anna University and four years as CSIR Emeritus scientist in Alagappa University. He is now Visiting fellow in Alagappa University. He resides in USA and offers consultancy in materials for energy storage.

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