The Challenge of Commercial Bribery and Organized Crime in China

  title={The Challenge of Commercial Bribery and Organized Crime in China},
  author={Andrew Hall Wedeman},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary China},
  pages={18 - 34}
  • A. Wedeman
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Political Science, Law
  • Journal of Contemporary China
Corruption has been classically defined as the misuse of public authority for private gain, which implies that corruption necessarily involves official authority and hence public officials. Bribery, however, often involves transactions between officials and private interests, including business interests, whereby the private party seeks to bend public authority to their advantage by paying off their official interlocker. Even in its classic form, therefore, corruption often spans both the… 
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