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Corruption in migration management: a network perspective

Pianezzi, Daniela and Grossi Giuseppe, (2018) 'Corruption in migration management: a network perspective.' International Review of Administrative Sciences. ISSN 0020-8523

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Abstract

This paper explores the relation between networks as an emerging mode of public governance and corruption. Adopting the theoretical lens of actor-network theory (ANT), the paper investigates an Italian episode of corruption related to the awarding of government contracts for the management of the Mineo’s CARA, the Europe's largest reception centre for migrants. The analysis shows that a governance network may turn corruption itself into a network where abuse of power can proliferate thanks to the opacity resulting from the multiplicity of actors, interactions, and fragmentation characterizing the governance system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: actor-network theory, governance network, migration, translation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Essex Accounting Centre
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 17:54
Last Modified: 23 May 2018 15:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21033

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