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The Nexus between Poverty and Corruption: Quo Vadis?

This book focuses on and analyses the multi-layered, multi-faceted, complex and complicated corruption phenomenon that undermines inter alia democracy, government, governance, development, rule of law, and accountability; how it harms a country’s reputation, deters trade and investment; distorts markets and the performance of economies and has negative effects on the environment for the present and the future generation while detailing the profound consequences for society, especially the poor and marginalised, by violating trust, human rights and increasing inequality. Corruption and poverty have become endemic evils in Africa and there is no blueprint solution for them, given the varying situations and conditions across the continent. This book proposes a holistic, all-inclusive, and multi-thronged approach to the corruption and poverty epidemic targeting Africa. This collection of chapters will be of interest to students and academics alike.


Pregala Pillay is a Professor in the School of Public Leadership and Director of the Anti-Corruption Centre for Education and Research at Stellenbosch University. She has published widely in the fields of corruption, ethics, and leadership. She is the Co-Chair of the Working Group on Public Sector Ethics and Culture of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration.

Sakhile Zondi has completed a Masters in Sociology and PhD in Public Administration. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Public Governance at the University of Kwazulu-Natal and a member of the Association of Southern African Schools and Departments of Public Administration and Management (ASSADPAM).

Purshottama Reddy is currently a Senior Professor in the School of Management, IT and Governance at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. He has published extensively in subnational governance and development and is Vice-Chairperson of the Programme and Research Committee of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS).

Chris Jones is currently the Head of the Unit for Moral Leadership in the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University. He has published extensively in the fields of ethics and moral leadership. He has a wealth of experience in theology, ethics and community development.

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ISBN: 1-5275-0241-4

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-0241-3

Release Date: 22nd August 2023

Pages: 406

Price: £78.99

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