Justification of Academic Corruption at Russian Universities: A Student Perspective
21 Pages Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Date Written: November 14, 2013
Academic corruption in Russia is extensively spread; it is not an isolated phenomenon. Rather, academic corruption is tightly embedded into the general corruption in society: in politics, business, and in everyday life. This paper illustrates some common types of cheating and corruption as well as the motives of the involved actors for applying, accepting, ignoring and/or pretending to ignore these activities, focusing on the students’ perspective.
Keywords: Institutional Corruption, Academia, Russia, Gifts, Informal Practices, Plagiarism
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