Wasta - The Declared Secret

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This book constituted the basis for a successful campaign that resulted in the promulgation of a law that incriminates Wasta in Jordan. It was the first time that such a pilot study along with concerted effort by sincere activists and experts genuinely led to highly significant impact in Jordan and probably Arab countries too. Wasta, the use of connections for personal gain, is a deep-rooted practice in Arab countries considered as an inevitable step to go through in life. It was not until this book and the poll that preceded it, that Jordanians started considering Wasta as one form of corruption. The opinion poll on Wasta, which revealed that 87 percent of Jordanians viewed Wasta as one form of corruption while 90 percent asserted they would use it nevertheless, drew strong reactions from the society, at the public and the official levels. It led to a series of activities, media campaigns and conferences that finally led to the enactment of a law that incriminates Wasta seekers and... More > users.< Less
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Second Edition
November 25, 2014
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