powers and capacities

Genesis of modern concept of corruption: aspect of criminology

The article presents a historical overview on the etymology of corruption. Proved that its occurrence is associated with the formation of the state and law, the formation of certain social groups who perform power functions.
Considered evidence of corruption in modern society. Studies of political, social, economic, legal and moral aspects of corrupt behavior. Generalized, that a corruption is various in the displays, that complicates formulation of universal determination of concept of corruption, which would contain all spectrum it essence signs.