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Is all corruption dysfunctional? Perceptions of corruption and its consequences in Papua New Guinea

Walton, Grant


Many anti-corruption organisations work from the notion that both petty and grand corruption axiomatically results in negative consequences. However, few studies have asked citizens to evaluate the effects of different scales and types of corruption. This article investigates how rural people in Papua New Guinea associate dysfunctional or functional consequences to different types and scales of corruption. It draws on findings from focus groups conducted in four provinces of the country. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Administration and Development
DOI: 10.1002/pad.1636


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