THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Political corruption and scientific plagiarism (the elite struggle against falsification)

2013. №1, pp. 278-286

Karabushchenko Pavel L. - doctor of Philosophy, professor, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia, Pavel_karabushenko@mail.ru

Lebedeva Irena V. - Sc.D. (sociology), docent, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia, irenalebedeva@mail.ru

The article considers the falsification and plagiarism problem, which overflowed recently scientific and political community. On concrete examples of the Russian Federation and EU the authors show how the power and the public react to similar cases and how they struggle with them. The article gives examples of the European politicians’ exposure are reveals the details of exposure of German Minister of Defence Karl Theodor zu Gutenber.

Key words: falsification,plagiarism,corruption,national safety,elite,officials,politicians,scientific,scholasticism,system crisis

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