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Corruption in urban politics and society, Britain 1780-1950 / edited by James Moore and John Smith.

Publication:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.
Series:
Historical urban studies
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 181 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Municipal government -- Corrupt practices -- Great Britain -- History.
Local government -- Corrupt practices -- Great Britain -- History.
Political corruption -- Great Britain -- History.
Contents:
Corruption and urban governance / James Moore and John Smith
Locating corruption : language and the respectable
Scandals : a tentative overview / John Garrard
Corrupt and corporate bodies : attitudes to corruption in eighteenth-century and early nineteenth-century towns / Rosemary Sweet
'Getting away with it?' or 'punishment enough'? : the problem of 'respectable' crime from 1830 / Gary Wilson and Sarah Wilson
Managing corruption : attitudes and ethics
Corruption and scandal in the port of Liverpool / Adrian Jarvis
Municipal corruption and political partisanship in Manchester 1885-95 / James Moore
'Ingenious and daring' : the Wolverhampton Council fraud 1905-17 / John Smith
The dramas of local government : personal ethics and public service in Winifred's Holtby's South riding / Clare Griffiths
Rotten boroughs : the crisis of urban policing and the decline of municipal independence 1914-64 / Chris A. Williams.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Moore, James R., 1972-
Smith, John, 1973-
ISBN:
0754637050 (alk. paper)
9780754637059 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
72798505
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