Confronting Corruption: The Elements of a National Integrity System – Source Book
This source book brings together best practices in the area of building and maintaining a country’s national integrity system. It is in two parts. The first discusses the concepts and the second, their application in practice. Supporting the source book is a compilation of best practice and documentation entitled “Transparency International Best Practice Documentation”: codes, laws, rules, instruments and other documentation designed to make an integrity system function.
Year of Production: 2000
Producer: Transparency International
Type of License: Copyright
License Owner: Jeremy Pope and Transparency International
License Details: This book is in copyright. As the aim of Transparency International is to foster discussion on aspects of national integrity systems, reproduction of material is encouraged subject only to appropriate acknowledgement being given as to its source.
Skills: This handbook is designed to improve the quality and depth of reporting on the abuses of power and resources. It provides users with practical tools like research strategies, lists of anti-corruption resources, reviews of successful anti-corruption investigations, and “good governance” benchmarks. The book contains a formula for determining the real costs of corruption in public administration and an assessment of the loss of investment, the socio-economic costs of poverty and the consequences of violence and ethnic conflict, and economic collapse. It also attempts to provide frameworks for systematic analysis of institutional weaknesses that cause corruption.
The TI Source Book 2000
Individual sections and chapters can be found below and be retrieved by clicking on the hyperlinks.
PART I: The Analytical Framework
PART II: Institutional Pillars of the National Integrity System
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PART III: Rules and Practices for the Institutional Pillars
PART IV: Lessons learned
PART V: Appendix