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A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria

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E-mails proposing an "urgent business relationship" help make fraud Nigeria's largest source of foreign revenue after oil. But scams are also a central part of Nigeria's domestic cultural landscape. Corruption is so widespread in Nigeria that its citizens call it simply "the Nigerian factor." Willing or unwilling participants in corruption at every turn, Nigerians are deeply ambivalent about it--resigning themselves to it, justifying it, or complaining about it. They are painfully aware of the damage corruption does to ...

A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria 2008, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691136479

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A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691127224

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