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Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Andrew Wedeman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450464
eISBN:
9780801464270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450464.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

According to conventional wisdom, rising corruption reduces economic growth. And yet, between 1978 and 2010, even as officials were looting state coffers, extorting bribes, raking in kickbacks, and ... More


Corruption as a Last Resort: Adapting to the Market in Central Asia

Kelly M. McMann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453274
eISBN:
9780801454912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453274.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Why do ordinary people engage in corruption? This book contends that bureaucrats, poverty, and culture do not force individuals in Central Asia to pay bribes, use connections, or sell political ... More


In Whose Name?: “Anticorruption Dramas” and Their Ideological Implications

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the anticorruption televisual subgenre, which enjoys a much wider viewership than its counterpart, the anticorruption novel. Many of the anticorruption novels by such writers ... More


Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and Guy Geltner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Anticorruption in History is the first major collection of case studies on how past societies and polities, in and beyond Europe, defined legitimate power in terms of fighting corruption and designed ... More


What Have We Achieved?

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the progress that has been made over the last twenty-five years of fighting corruption. First, the issue has been pushed up on the political agenda, and governments are elected ... More


Anticorruption and Corruption

Andrew Wedeman

in Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450464
eISBN:
9780801464270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450464.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) ongoing war on corruption. Even though corruption intensified with the deepening of reform, it never really spiraled out of ... More


Controlling Corruption and Sustaining Rapid Growth

Andrew Wedeman

in Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450464
eISBN:
9780801464270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450464.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings regarding corruption in China by referencing to the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Like the Chinese economy ... More


The Anticorruption Principle, Free Expression, and the Democratic Process

Martin H. Redish

in The Adversary First Amendment: Free Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804772150
eISBN:
9780804786348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772150.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Anticorruption Principle, Free Expression, and the Democratic Process Chapter abstract: This chapter critically explores the so-called "anticorruption principle," which posits that expression in ... More


They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Michael Armstrong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For two years the author was chief counsel to the Knapp Commission, investigating cops. Based on the author's recollections of this watershed moment in law enforcement accountability—prompted by the ... More


The Trendsetter: Lu Tianming's Heaven Above

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Lu Tianming's political novel Heaven Above. It explains the storyline of the novel, which focuses on general corruption cases, and suggests that it was seminal in inspiring ... More


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