A BRILLIANT EXPLORATION...This book builds Brian Klaas' reputation, offering an essential guide through our world of democratic decay, corruption, and cronyism
A FASCINATING, FUN READ...Klaas has striking insights, presents impeccable science accessibly, and tells terrific stories-all with great writing and wonderfully mordant humor
AN EXTRAORDINARY INTERROGATION OF THE WORKINGS OF POWER...A critical book for these troubling times. A must read!
ENGROSSING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, AND FUNNY...an important exploration of how ordinary people can keep leadership out of the hands of monsters
THE FREAKONOMICS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
A MAGNIFICENT BOOK THAT IS AS RIVETING AS A CRIME STORY
RICH INSIGHTS AND FASCINATING OBSERVATIONS...[Shines] a light on recent efforts to ensure that the corrupt don't get power, and the incorruptible do
A GPS SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING A WORLD INCREASINGLY FULL OF ILLIBERAL DEMOCRACIES, MODERNIZED DICTATORSHIPS, AND POPULISTS WHO CARE ONLY FOR POWER . . . The power-hungry don't ask why, they only ask why not
Surrounded by people, companies and organisations that abuse their power, we've never needed Brian Klaas's penetrating study more. He has amassed a rich collection of evidence to offer some hope that we can pick better leaders and hold them to account
Klaas is the rarest of finds: a political scientist who can also tell great stories. He mixes memorable anecdotes with stern analysis to tackle one of the biggest questions of all: do we have to be ruled by bad people?
PASSIONATE, INSIGHTFUL, AND OCCASIONLLY JAW-DROPPING...Corruptible sets out the story of the intoxicating lure of power-and how it has shaped the modern world
ILLUMINATING...reveals why some people and systems are more likely to be corrupted by power than others