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The Changing Face of Corruption in the Asia Pacific - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081011096, 9780081012307

The Changing Face of Corruption in the Asia Pacific

1st Edition

Current Perspectives and Future Challenges

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Authors: Chris Rowley Marie dela Rama
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081011096
eBook ISBN: 9780081012307
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 5th May 2017
Page Count: 416
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The Changing Face of Corruption in the Asia Pacific: Current Perspectives and Future Challenges is a contemporary analysis of corruption in the Asia-Pacific region. Bringing academicians and practitioners together, contributors to this book discuss the current perspectives of corruption’s challenges in both theory and practice, and what the future challenges will be in addressing corruption’s proliferation in the region.

Key Features

  • Includes viewpoints from both practitioners and academic contributors on corruption in the Asia Pacific region
  • Offers a strong theoretical background together with the practical experience of contributors
  • Explores what the future challenges will be in addressing corruption’s proliferation in the region
  • Aimed at both the academic and professional audience


Academicians, practitioners and policymakers who have an interest in corruption or have been exposed to corruption in their research and work. Practitioners’ market may include those in government, the private sector and other non-governmental organisations

Table of Contents

  1. The changing face of corruption in the Asia-Pacific Region: Its discontents, current perspectives, and future challenges
  2. Marie dela Rama and Chris Rowley

  3. Political finance and corruption in Southeast Asia: causes and challenges
  4. Andreas Ufen

  5. The effect of corruption on foreign direct investment inflows: evidence from a panel of Asia-Pacific countries
  6. Tristan Canare

  7. The role of multinationals in corruption in the Asia-Pacific region
  8. Duane Windsor

  9. Private and public corruption: facilitating payments
  10. Antonio Argandona

  11. It Takes Two People to Tango (or more!): the corrupt and debased culture of neoliberalism
  12. Janet Dine

  13. Corruption, corporate governance, and building institutions in the Asia-Pacific
  14. Marie dela Rama

  15. 27 Years of fraud control in the New South Wales public sector:1989_2016
  16. Stephen Horne

  17. Money laundering activities in Australia—an examination of the push and pull factors driving money flows
  18. Christopher Bajada

  19. Corruption in New Zealand: a case of reputational erosion?
  20. Robert Gregory and Daniel Zirker

  21. The limits of anticorruption in China
  22. Hugo Winckler and Jerome Doyon

  23. Governance gridlocks and ubiquitous corruption: charting causes, costs, and consequences of corruption in India
  24. Roopinder Oberoi

  25. Competing for public acquaintances: the case of the Reliance group in India
  26. Paul Caussat

  27. Corruption in Vietnam: the current situation and proposed solutions
  28. Ngo T. Phuong

  29. Corruption in Myanmar: insights from business and education
  30. Tim G. Andrews and Khin Thi Htun

  31. From credible threats to credible commitments? the changing face of South Korean corruption
  32. Ingyu Oh

  33. Indonesia’s anticorruption campaign: civil society versus the political cartel
  34. Johanes D. Widojoko

  35. The road to nowhere: the rise of a neo-patrimonialist state in East Timor
  36. James Scambary

  37. The politics of Australian anticorruption policy to Papua New Guinea
  38. Grant W. Walton

  39. Business feeling the strain: the changing world of anticorruption and beyond
  40. Jane Ellis

  41. Is it as simple as ABC? A practitioner’s perspective on anti-bribery compliance
  42. Neville Tiffen

  43. Petty corruption in developing countries: here for the long term
  44. Andrew Proctor

  45. Corruption in the family: financial abuse of older people in Australia
  46. Richard Baldwin

  47. Moral corruption in a climate of vulnerability: assessing COP21
  48. Dustin Schmidt

  49. Future directions for research into corruption and anticorruption practice

             Marie dela Rama and Chris Rowley


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About the Authors

Chris Rowley

He is Editor of the leading journal Asia Pacific Business Review, Series Editor of the Working in Asia and Asian Studies book series. He has given a range of talks and lectures to universities and companies internationally with research and consultancy experience with unions, business and government. Professor Rowley has published widely in the area of HRM and Asian business, with over 500 articles, books and chapters and practitioner pieces.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Human Resource Management, Cass Business School, City University, London, UK and Adjunct Professor, Department of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith University, Australia

Marie dela Rama

Marie dela Rama is a Management Academic at the UTS Business School, Sydney, Australia. She is co-editor of the 3-volume series Corporate Governance and Globalization (SAGE Publications, London 2006) and the 4-volume series Fundamentals of Corporate Governance (SAGE Publications, London 2008)

Affiliations and Expertise

Management Academic at the UTS Business School, Sydney, Australia

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