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Political corruption

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

Vladimir Netto

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Political corruption

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INTRODUCTION BY MISHA GLENNY, author of McMafiaA gripping narrative of power, corruption and greed, The Mechanism is the true... [more]

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It...

Oliver Bullough

Political corruption; Business & Economics; Political economy

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Once upon a time, if an official stole money, there wasn't much he could do with it. He could buy himself a new car or build... [more]

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth...

Stephen Davis

True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Conspiracy theories; Political corruption; Press & journalism

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There is a war on truth and the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover... [more]

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Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

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Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass...

Emily Bazelon

Central government policies; Political corruption; Sentencing & punishment

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A renowned journalist and legal commentator exposes the unchecked power of the prosecutor as a driving force in America's... [more]

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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

Walter Mattli

Globalization; International relations; Political corruption; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy

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An expos of fragmented trading platforms, poor governance, and exploitative practices in today's capital markets Capital... [more]

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The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy

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The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy

Greg Miller

History; Propaganda; Political corruption

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From Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Greg Miller comes an exclusive book uncovering the truth behind the Kremlin's... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives...

Jesse Eisinger

True crime; Politics & government; Political control & freedoms; Political corruption; Banking; Business & management

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From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, comes a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity. [more]

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They Said No to Nixon: Republicans Who Stood Up to the President's Abuses of Power

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They Said No to Nixon: Republicans Who Stood Up to the President's Abuses...

Michael Koncewicz

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Constitution: government & the state; Central government; Political corruption

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One reason Koncewicz's narrative is so compelling is that it's also a redemption story. -The Washington Post Excruciatingly... [more]

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Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future

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Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future

Louise I. Shelley

Globalization; Drugs trade & trafficking; Political corruption; Business & Economics; International trade; Political economy

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A comprehensive look at the world of illicit trade. [more]

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It...

Oliver Bullough

Political corruption; Business & Economics; Political economy

Hardback

'Jaw-dropping and deeply unsettling. Oliver Bullough provides a sobering and brilliant account of how piracy on an epic-scale... [more]

$39.99

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful

Daniel Levin

Memoirs; Social interaction; Politics & government; International relations; Political corruption

Paperback

Originally published in hardcover: [London]: Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2017. [more]

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle...

David D Kirkpatrick

History; African history; Diplomacy; Political corruption

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ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR A candid narrative of how and why the Arab Spring sparked, then failed, and the truth... [more]

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All the Kremlin's Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin

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All the Kremlin's Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin

Mikhail Zygar

History; European history; Political leaders & leadership; Political corruption

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An extraordinary behind-the-scenes portrait of the court of Vladimir Putin since his ascent to the Russian presidency in 2000,... [more]

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The Historical Roots of Corruption: Mass Education, Economic Inequality, and State Capacity

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The Historical Roots of Corruption: Mass Education, Economic Inequality,...

Eric M. Uslaner

Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political corruption

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Using both statistical analysis and case studies, Uslaner argues that corruption levels in 2010 largely depend upon the level... [more]

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Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation

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Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation

Cameron K Murray, Paul Frijters

History; Political corruption

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James is our most mundane villain. His victim is Bruce, our typical Aussie, who bleeds from the hip pocket because of James'... [more]

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Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

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Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

Michael R. J. Vatikiotis

History; Political oppression & persecution; Political corruption

Paperback

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development. [more]

$32.99

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The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money

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The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide...

Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer

Political corruption; Business & Economics; Investment & securities

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The inside story from the journalists who set the investigation in motion [more]

$19.99

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Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

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Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

Sarah Chayes (Carnegie Endowment)

Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political corruption

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The world is blowing up. Every day a new blaze seems to ignite: the bloody implosion of Iraq and Syria; the East-West standoff... [more]

$23.95

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Fuga del Chapo: Cronica de un Desastre

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Fuga del Chapo: Cronica de un Desastre

Raymundo Riva Palacio

True crime; Political corruption; Languages & ESL

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A book that explains how 'El Chapo' Guzmaan's second escape was possible, and reveals the deterioration that penitentiary... [more]

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He Who Must be Obeid: The Untold Story

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He Who Must be Obeid: The Untold Story

Kate McClymont, Linton Besser

History; Political corruption

Paperback

Back on the shelves! First released in July 2014, this book is now back in-store! [more]

$34.99

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Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History Of A Troubled Land

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Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History Of A Troubled Land

Joel Brinkley

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Social issues & processes; Political corruption

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A generation after Pol Pot's regime killed one quarter of the nation's population, Cambodia shows every outward sign of having... [more]

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The Conviction Of Richard Nixon: The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews

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The Conviction Of Richard Nixon: The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews...

James Reston, Jr.

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership; Political corruption

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In 1977, Nixon agreed to a series of historic interviews with David Frost. They were aired on prime time US television and... [more]

$26.95

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

Paperback

House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

$24.99

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