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Corruption in Governance of the Commons: Consequences and Reform Challenges

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Title: Corruption in Governance of the Commons: Consequences and Reform Challenges
Authors: Sundström, Aksel
Issue Date: 13-Nov-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: Sundström, Aksel. 2012. Corruption and regulatory compliance: Experimental findings from South African small-scale fisheries. Marine Policy 36: 1255-1264. Sundström, Aksel. 2013. Corruption in the commons: Why bribery hampers enforcement of environmental regulations in South African fisheries. International Journal of the Commons 7 (2): 454-472. Sundström, Aksel. Corruption and violations of conservation rules: A survey experiment with resource users. Sundström, Aksel. 2015. Covenants with Broken Swords: Corruption and Law Enforcement in Governance of the Commons. Global Environmental Change 31: 253–262. Sundström, Aksel. Violence and the costs of honesty: Rethinking bureaucrats’ choices to take bribes. Sundström, Aksel. Exploring performance-related pay for civil servants as an anticorruption tool.
Date of Defence: 2015-12-11
Disputation: "Fredagen den 11 december 2015, kl. 13.15, Torgny Segerstedtsalen, Universitetets huvudbyggnad, Vasaplatsen 1"
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: Political Science
Public administration
Environmental regulations
South Africa
Abstract: Research on governance of common-pool resources (CPRs) has discussed the design of regulations that govern the usage of CPRs and the need to enforce such rules. However, the focus on self-management in this literature may have led to a blind spot: States are frequently present in CPR governance as enforcers of formal rules and they are also quite commonly tainted with corrupt practices. Three knowledge gaps are identified in regard to 1) the consequences of corruption on compliance and enforceme... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9648-5
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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