More members of Congress have been investigated and sanctioned for ethical misconduct in the past decade and a half than in the entire previous history of the institution. But individual members are probably less corrupt than they once were. Stricter ethics codes and closer scrutiny by the press and public have imposed standards no previous representatives have had to face. Dennis Thompson shows how the institution itself is posing new ethical challenges, how the complexity of the environment in which members work creates ...

Ethics in Congress: From Individual to Institutional Corruption 1995, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815784241

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Ethics in Congress: From Individual to Institutional Corruption 1995, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

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