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Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Danny Singh

Abstract

This book provides a unique study on the lower ranks of the Afghan police force due to the lack of empirical evidence of what attributes to the causes, practices and consequences of corruption in this institution. The book is divided into a number of sections. It commences with an understanding of how corruption, and narrowly police corruption, impact on the police force, state legitimacy and the strategies in place to mitigate such problems as part of broader security and post-conflict reconstruction initiatives. The theoretical framework comprises political, economic and cultural drivers of ... More

Keywords: police corruption, patronage, Afghanistan, security sector reform, police reform, state-building, political economy, social construction, anticorruption strategy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447354666
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Danny Singh, author
Teesside University