A new episode of KickBack: The Global Anticorruption Podcast is now available. In latest episode, host Robert Barrington interviews Luís de Sousa, who serves as the the Deputy Director of the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS) at the University of Lisbon, as well as Professor of Anticorruption Practice at University of Sussex’s Centre for the Study of Corruption. The wide-ranging interview covers a variety of topics, including the reasons that some anticorruption agencies have been more successful than others, concerns about the politicization of anticorruption measures, the role that external international actors can play in the reform process, and the importance of pursuing anticorruption at the municipal/local level. The discussion covers examples from around the world, and focuses in depth on Professor de Sousa’s home country of Portugal. You can also find both this episode and an archive of prior episodes at the following locations:
- Google Podcasts
- Apple Podcasts
- Pocket Cases
- Radio Public
KickBack was originally founded as a collaborative effort between GAB and the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network (ICRN). It is now hosted and managed by the University of Sussex’s Centre for the Study of Corruption. If you like it, please subscribe/follow, and tell all your friends!