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Political corruption in Western Europe

Alison Jamieson

Political corruption in Western Europe

judiciary and executive in conflict.

by Alison Jamieson

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Published by Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism in London .
Written in English


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SeriesConflict studies -- 288
ContributionsResearch Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism.
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Open LibraryOL19265171M

  Yet although the book is billed as an account running up “to the present day,” it barely touches on events after the early s. Berman’s detailed exploration of western Europe runs out of steam in the s. Her analysis of eastern Europe gets .


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