Professor of Political Science at the University of Barcelona. Doctor of Law and Bachelor of Contemporary History. He has published sixteen books on issues of comparative politics and political theory, as well as more than fifty articles in specialized journals and twenty chapters in collective works. He has researched at academic centers in Rome, Turin, Milan, Florence, Paris, Lyon, London, Edinburgh, Brussels, Mannheim and Montreal. Its main current lines of research focus on political parties and European integration. Latest books: Political parties and European integration, ICPS, Barcelona, 2008. Euroescepticism, Europhobia and Eurocriticism. The radical parties of the right and the left before the European Union, Huygens, Barcelona, 2012. The European democratic deficit. The response of the parties in the 2014 elections, La Catarata, Madrid, 2015. Manual of political parties, Huygens, Barcelona, 2017.
The fight against corruption has cost the illustrious Peruvian jurist José Ugaz more than one problem. It is not easy to oppose the political and economic powers.
We can say that there is a globalisation of corruption. This problem is so old that it already existed in ancient civilizations.
Corruption is a cancer for the rule of law and development.
The reasons for concern about corruption in the EU have only increased over these years.
It may seem, at a distance, that Euskadi is a kind of idyllic oasis in the arid landscape of corruption surrounding us.