Corruption and Democracy in Latin America
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Summary This essay examines the recent incidence of corruption as an issue in Latin American politics. It suggests that the process of democratization may have made corruption more pronounced. It concludes that Latin American democracy is more formal than substantive and that efforts to diminish corruption will not succeed until democracy is significantly deepened.
CitationLittle, W. (1996) Corruption and Democracy in Latin America. IDS Bulletin 27(2): 64-70
Is part of seriesIDS Bulletin Vol. 27 Nos. 2
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- Volume 27, Issue 2