Europeanisation, Good Governance and Corruption in the Public Sector: The Case of Turkey

1st Edition

Digdem Soyaltin

Ashgate
Published June 28, 2017
Reference - 188 Pages - 4 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138227378 - CAT# Y308390
Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

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Summary

When and to what extent external actors, especially the EU, contribute to induce legal and administrative changes and help domestic authorities address the disconnect between good governance standards and corrupt practices? Comparing external promotion of anti-corruption norms and provisions in civil administration, public finance management and public procurement in Turkey this book identifies the domestic conditions under which external actors can affect real-world outcomes. Providing a comprehensive, empirical account of Turkey’s fight against corruption, the book’s cross-sectoral analysis explores the power relations between major political actors and bureaucratic state elites, and examines how structural administrative factors filter external pressure for anti-corruption reforms and determine the prospects for institutional change in the Turkish public sector. This welcome addition to literature on Europeanisation and external good governance promotion makes an important contribution to the academic and policy debate regarding the "politics" of anti-corruption reforms in Turkey.

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