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Interpreting CorruptionCulture and Politics in the Pacific Islands$
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Peter Larmour

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780824835149

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824835149.001.0001

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Interpreting Corruption
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Peter Larmour

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824835149.003.0009

This concluding chapter considers the ways that anti-corruption campaigns have been evaluated, by insiders and outsiders, at the implications of different interpretations for policy, and draws some conclusions about the relationship between the corruption literature and the Pacific Islands evidence. Corruption is an old and persistent problem of government, after all. The aid donors and international financial institutions want something to be done about corruption in countries they deal with. So do many Pacific Islanders. So do many Pacific Island politicians, though people may doubt their commitment. For these leaders and activists in particular, this chapter draws some insights about relativism, evaluation, and interpretation.

Keywords:   anti-corruption campaigns, corruption, policy interpretations, anti-corruption policies, corruption literature, relativism

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