The erotics of corruption [electronic resource] : law, scandal, and political perversion / Ruth A. Miller.

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    • Content Notes:
      Introduction -- Corruption, democracy, and the colony -- A vocabulary of corruption -- Theoretical framework -- An overview -- Conclusion -- Political corruption as sexual deviance : a literature review -- The body politic -- The developing state and its infantile transgression -- Striptease : political transparency and self-regarding behavior -- Incest, cannibalism, and corporate responsibility -- Conclusion -- Celebrating the corrupt leader -- Pornography and testimony -- Getting to know Abdul and Saddam -- Developing state, developing star -- Body doubles and doubled bodies -- Confession -- Conclusion -- Condemning the corrupt system -- Biopolitical space and totalitarian space -- Salo : the 120 days of Sodom -- Bandits and bureaucrats -- The portable torture nation -- Bribery, nepotism, and decay -- Dehumanizing bureaucracies -- Conclusion -- Conclusion.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-208) and index.
      Access is available to current Cairn University students, faculty and staff.
    • ISBN:
      9780791474532 (hardcover : alk. paper)
      0791474534 (hardcover : alk. paper)
      9780791474549 (pbk. : alk. paper)
      0791474542 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2007035454
    • Accession Number:
      cul.b1553827