Ethical Response to Corruption

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  • Author :Niru Hazarika
  • Year of Publication :2020
  • ISBN: :9789388937597
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 176
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Economics, Law, Philosophy

About the Book :

The book, "Ethical Response to Corruption" is the result of realization by the author of the need of human power as a basic weapon to eradicate corruption in any organization. Corruption is rooted in the lifestyle of a man which is guided by his thought process.
The book deals with different aspects of corruption highlighting the existing scenario of India. It deals with preventive measures adopted at both international and national levels. Here discussion is made mainly of the UNOÙs efforts to eradicate corruption. Discussion on the emergence of the Ombudsmanic system in India is also made in the book.
The normative aspect of public administration demands the activism of human power. The book provides space for discussion normative aspect of good governance. An attempt is also made to visit GandhiÙs ideas and the weapons utilized by him during freedom struggle of the country and their relevance to the war against corruption.
Laws, rules and regulations, codes etc. can create an environment in which the road to human power becomes clear to be active. The ethical response is a strong additional effort to safeguard the global human society from the scourge of corruption. The book provides discussion on it in detail.

About Author :

Niru Hazarika, former Dean Faculty of Arts, Gauhati University and Former Memebr of ICSSR, New Delhi served Gauhati University as teacher of Political Science for more than three decades. She started her service career as teacher in Political Science of Gauhati University and ended her career in it. She was also a student of this University.
She is the first lady in Northeast India to be awarded the degree of D.Litt. Under her guidance 60 students from various professions have been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy till date. Her specialization is in public administration, Government and Politics in Northeast India and Human Rights
Dr. Hazarika authored and Co-authored several books. Her same significant works are Public Service Commissions in India, Ethnic Autonomy in Northeast India: A Search for an Answer, Insurgency and Beyond, A Century of Civil Service in Northeast India etc. She co-authored Local-Self Government in India, Government and Politics in Northeast India (Three volumes etc.)
She attended several international conferences and seminars and visited USA, UK, France, Holland, Spain etc. on academic programmes. She published articles in several national and international journals.