The American Way of Graft; A study of corruption in state and local government, how it happens, and what can be done about it.

Princeton, NJ: The Center for Analysis of Public Issues, 1976. Presumed first edition/first printing. Trade paperback. [8], 245, [1] pages. 23 cm. Footnotes. Inscribed by Amick on fep. Some edge soiling. Cover has slight wear and soiling. The author was the former Washington correspondent for the Times of Trenton. The first part of this report tells the stories of many cases of corruption at the state and local level--some famous, some obscure. In addition, the report proposes a broad spectrum of techniques to deal with the corruptors. The author was a noted newspaperman who took a year's leave of absence to work on this project. Condition: Very good.

Keywords: Graft, Conflict of Interest, Bidding on Contracts, Bribe, Payoff, Ethics, Kickback, Side Deals, Government Procurement, Acquisitions

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Price: $100.00