Sessions Information

  • January 5, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A

    How does government corruption work and what effects does it have? Equally importantly, what constitutes corruption in any given society, and how do we recognize corruption’s inverse legitimation? The panel seeks to address these questions from a range of methodological and disciplinary perspectives. Papers discuss, among other topics, local perceptions of government action; the conditions for its validity in particular places; debates in legal, scholarly, or popular work about what constitutes corruption; as well as research analyzing recognized corruption and its effects. We hope this panel will lead to a stimulating discussion about both the corruption in government and the malleability of the very concept of corruption.


    Business meeting at program conclusion. 

Date & Time
Anya Bernstein, University at Buffalo School of Law, The State University of New York

Rebecca M. Bratspies, City University of New York School of Law

Mary D. Fan, University of Washington School of Law

Eugene D. Mazo, Rutgers Law School

Christopher T. Robertson, The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Mary Szto, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Session Fees
  • [5400] Law and Anthropology, Co-Sponsored by Law and the Social Sciences - Corruption and Legitimation : $0.00
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