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How corrupt is Britain?

How corrupt is Britain?

Whyte, David, 1968- author

This edited collection looks at corruption in different arms of the British state, and calls for fundamental political change. Banks accused of rate-fixing. Members of Parliament cooking the books. Major defence contractors investigated over suspect arms deals. Police accused of being paid off by tabloids. The headlines are unrelenting these days. Perhaps it's high time we ask: just exactly how corrupt is Britain?David Whyte brings together a wide range of leading commentators and campaigners, offering a series of troubling answers. Unflinchingly facing the corruption in British public life, they show that it is no longer tenable to assume that corruption is something that happens elsewhere; corrupt practices are revealed across a wide range of venerated institutions, from local government to big business. These powerful exposes shine a light on the corruption fundamentally embedded in UK politics, police and finance

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Published London: PlutoPress, 2015

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Statement of responsibility: David Whyte
ISBN: 1783712848, 9781783712847
Physical Description: 208 pages
Subject: True crime; Crime.; Political corruption; Corporate crime; Business & Management; United Kingdom, Great Britain; Police & security services; Corruption Great Britain.; Crime & criminology; Politics & government; Great Britain Politics and government 21st century.; Great Britain Economic conditions 21st century.; Business studies: general
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780745335308