Modernisation and clean government: Tackling crime, corruption and organised crime in modern Taiwan

  title={Modernisation and clean government: Tackling crime, corruption and organised crime in modern Taiwan},
  author={Keith Maguire},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • Keith Maguire
  • Published 1 July 1997
  • Political Science
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
Taiwan's formal title is the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan because it is the continuation of the government of mainland China that fled to Taiwan in 1949 and has survived there ever since. The rulting party in the ROC is the Kuomintang (KMT, the Nationalist Party of China). The ROC government on the mainland was plagued with problems of corruption at almost all levels, while the regime on Taiwan successfully reinvented itself and oversaw a remarkable economic transformation of that island… 
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