University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

78-344 Political Ethics and Corruption (3-0)

This course will introduce students to the phenomena of political corruption and the study of its incidence. Attention will be paid to historical examples, contemporary scandals, and analytical articles, dealing with the nature, causes and effects, and proposed cures of political corruption, and the ethical dilemmas inherent in political life. The material covered will be comparative, drawing on the work of scholars from a number of countries. (Offered in odd-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 78-210 or 78-230.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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