Corruption in Urban Politics and Society, Britain 1780-1950

Editor(s): 
Moore, James
Editor(s): 
Smith, John
ISBN: 
9780754637059
Date published: 
August 2007
Hardback
Pages: 
198

A collection of eleven essays looking at issues of corruption in urban Britain from 1780-1950. The contributions are drawn from a wide range of scholarly and disciplinary backgrounds and provide a broad analysis of the phenomenon of corruption, assessing how debates about corruption arose, the narratives used to criticise established modes of public conduct and their consequences for urban leadership