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A Social Theory of Corruption

Notes from the Indian Subcontinent

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$46.00 • £36.95 • €41.50

ISBN 9780674241275

Publication Date: 12/01/2020


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table


  • Preface
  • I. Positions
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Thinking Clearly about Corruption
    • 3. The Corruption of Society: Locating Kernels of Mistrust
  • II. Tales
    • 4. Early Symptoms of Corruption: Harappan Routines of Bodily Practice
    • 5. The Vedic Period: The Esoteric Rhythm of Sacrifice
    • 6. Dharma Yuga: Contentions over Justice
    • 7. Trade Winds: Building Global Connections of Corruption
    • 8. Conclusions: Corporate Power and Its Dissolution, or The Future of Corruption
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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