This collection of eleven essays looks at issues of corruption in urban Britain from 1780-1950. The contributions are drawn from a wide range of scholarly and disciplinary backgrounds and provide a broad analysis of the phenomenon of corruption, assessing how debates about corruption arose, the narratives used to criticise established modes of public conduct and their consequences for urban leadership.It is a mark of the change in methods that by the time the Municipal Commissioners arrived in Liverpool in 1833 they ... Although it had no access to any public funds, it was always regarded as a public body answerable to its a#39; electoratea#39; ... The ship canal scheme was a very expensive one, and would be in competition with the fast-growing docks in Liverpool. ... see P.J. Emery, a#39;Wallasey Pool - The Birth Pangs of a Porta#39;, unpublished MA Thesis, University of Liverpool, 1959, Chapter 1.
|Title||:||Corruption in Urban Politics and Society, Britain 1780-1950|
|Author||:||James R. Moore, John Smith|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007-01-01|