Public corruption in the Netherlands: State of affairs in 2018

Hans Nelen, Emile Kolthoff

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The most recent extensive study on political and administrative corruption in The Netherlands dates back to 2005 (Huberts & Nelen, 2005). Afterwards various studies have been conducted on related subthemes and areas. In this contribution, the state of affairs regarding political and administrative corruption – and the responses to them – in The Netherlands in 2018 is described, based on the results of these studies. Starting with an overview of the nature and severity of political and administrative corruption, the focus shifts to relevant developments in the control and prevention of corruption, partly addressing the causes of the phenomenon.
Translated title of the contributionPublic corruption in the Netherlands: State of affairs in 2018
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)505-521
Number of pages17
JournalTijdschrift voor Criminologie
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018

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