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Romania’s efforts in the fight against corruption may not be effective if they increase mistrust in political figures and institutions

Volintiru, Clara (2012) Romania’s efforts in the fight against corruption may not be effective if they increase mistrust in political figures and institutions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Clara Volintiru looks at the recent indictment of Romania’s former prime minister on corruption charges. Whilst it is undoubtedly positive to pursue justice for corrupt politicians, there is a dilemma in how to tackle corruption and other sources of institutional mistrust, when questionable and selective prosecutions may reinforce this distrust.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2012 10:59
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46111/

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