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Public Integrity
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Governance is changing rapidly, and change brings compelling ethical challenges. Sponsored by the American Society for Public Administration, International City/County Management Association, Council of State Governments, and the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws, Public Integrity is the foremost journal on ethics and leadership in all aspects of modern public service. Written for both scholars and practitioners as well as concerned citizens, its driving force is the notion of integrity that is so basic a part of democratic life. The journal features refereed articles, case studies, exemplar profiles, field reports, commentaries, and book reviews on a broad spectrum of ethical concerns in local, state, national, and international affairs.

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1099-9922 Vol. 16 No. 3 (Summer 2014- Spring 2015) 4

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Editorial Board
Frank Anechiarico, Hamilton College; Danny L. Balfour, Grand Valley State University; Barbara S. Blumenfield, International City/County Management Association; Kathleen Clark, Washington University in St. Louis; Frank Daley, Nebraska Accountability & Disclosure Commission; H. George Frederickson, University of Kansas; David Freel, Ohio State University; Stuart Gilman, Global Integrity Group, Washington, D.C.; Jennifer A. Hardin, Ohio Ethics Commission, Columbus, Ohio; Leo Huberts, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Sara R. Jordan, University of Miami; Roth Judd, Integritas; Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Hofstra University; Soonhe Kim, Syracuse University; Scott Lazenby, City of Sandy, Oregon; Mark M. Levin, City of Maryland Heights, Missouri; Darrin Lim, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni, LLP, California; Michael Macaulay, Teesside University, UK; Donald C. Menzel, American Society for Public Administration; Jason C. Moseley, The Council of State Governments, Kentucky; Patrick Overeem, Leiden University, The Netherlands; Paul Seamus Ryan, The Campaign Legal Center, Washington, D.C.; David Schultz, Hamline University; Zhao Shurong, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, P.R. China; John R. Steffen, Executive Branch Ethics Commission, Kentucky; Johns Steiner, City of Austin, Texas; James H. Svara, Arizona State University; Rick Thompson, R. Thompson & Associates, Georgia; Gary VanLandingham, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, D.C.; Loren A. Wells, Elections Ontario, Canada; Howard Whitton, The University of Canberra, Australia

Table of Contents
Summer 2014
Vol. 16 No. 03

Ethics Evolving: Unethical Political Behavior Viewed Through the Lens of U.S. House Ethics Investigation, 1798-2011
Beth Rosenson 227
Understanding Integrity Policy Formation Processes: A Case Study in the Netherlands of the Conditions for Change
Alain Hoekstra and Muel Kaptein 243
Measuring Subnational Government Corruption in the Developing World: A Vulnerability-Assessment Framework
Gary Bland 265
Corruption and Legislatures: Meso-Level Solutions for a Macro-Level Problem
Frederick Stapenhurst, Kerry Jacobs, and Riccardo Pelizzo 285
An Open Letter to 'Dirty Hands' Theorists from a Public Manager (or, The Pitfalls of Divorcing Theory from Practice)
Jonathan Anderson 305
Minette E. Drumwright, E., Ethical Issues in Communication Professions: New Agendas in Communication, reviewed by Donica Mensing
Sharon Schuman, Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World, reviewed by Christopher A. Simon
Julia Leininger, Sonja Grimm, and Tina Freyburg, Eds., Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion: Do All Good Things Go Together? reviewed by Brent J. Steele


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