Germany and the UK: The Slow and Winding Road to Reform

  • Dan Hough
Part of the Political Corruption and Governance series book series (PCG)


Both Germany and the UK have traditionally been viewed as countries where corruption is largely under control.1 Corruption was never taken to be non-existent or irrelevant, but it was, for much of the postwar period, seen as something that happened largely as bad applies enriched themselves but where systems of oversight, compliance and cultures of ‘doing the right thing’ would ultimately prevail. Indeed, these attitudes were not just evident in Germany and the UK, they prevailed across much of the western world.


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  • Dan Hough
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  1. 1.University of SussexUK

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