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The Resource Captured by evil : the idea of corruption in law, Laura S. Underkuffler

Captured by evil : the idea of corruption in law, Laura S. Underkuffler

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Captured by evil : the idea of corruption in law
Title
Captured by evil
Title remainder
the idea of corruption in law
Statement of responsibility
Laura S. Underkuffler
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most powerful words in the English language, corruption is also one of the most troubled concepts in law. According to Laura Underkuffler, it is a concept based on religiously revealed ideas of good and evil. But the notion of corruption defies the ordinary categories by which law defines crimes -- categories that punish acts, not character, and that eschew punishment on the basis of religion and emotion. Drawing on contemporary examples, including former assembly woman Diane Gordon and former governor Rod Blagojevich, this book explores the implications and dangers of maintaining such an archaic concept at the heart of criminal law--
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Underkuffler, Laura S
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corruption
  • Good and evil
  • Law and ethics
Label
Captured by evil : the idea of corruption in law, Laura S. Underkuffler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Exploring corruption : the inadequacies of traditional theories -- The idea of corruption : toward a deeper understanding -- Corruption-as-disposition : a different crime -- An evil disposition : further explorations -- Corruption as capture-by-evil : desirable or not? -- Costs and benefits examined : three settings for corruption -- Corruption and moral values : some implications for government -- Coda : corruption and the rule of law -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17355680
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 334 pages
Isbn
9780300173147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)810773427
Label
Captured by evil : the idea of corruption in law, Laura S. Underkuffler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Exploring corruption : the inadequacies of traditional theories -- The idea of corruption : toward a deeper understanding -- Corruption-as-disposition : a different crime -- An evil disposition : further explorations -- Corruption as capture-by-evil : desirable or not? -- Costs and benefits examined : three settings for corruption -- Corruption and moral values : some implications for government -- Coda : corruption and the rule of law -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17355680
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 334 pages
Isbn
9780300173147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)810773427

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