Corporate State Capture in Open Societies

  title={Corporate State Capture in Open Societies},
  author={Abby. Innes},
  journal={East European Politics \& Societies and Cultures},
  pages={594 - 620}
  • Abby. Innes
  • Published 11 February 2016
  • Political Science
  • East European Politics & Societies and Cultures
Investigations into Central Europe’s emerging party–state relationships—in contrast to those of the former Soviet Union—have focused less on the abuse of public office for private gain and more on patronage and clientelism as political resources. That debate in turn has been bounded by the conventional political science preoccupation with civil society, party, and state relations. This article contends that these conventions have tended to deflect our attention from the contemporary dynamics of… 

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