The Intensification of Corruption in China

@article{Wedeman2004TheIO,
  title={The Intensification of Corruption in China},
  author={Andrew Hall Wedeman},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={180},
  pages={895 - 921}
}
  • A. Wedeman
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • The China Quarterly
Although most analysts agree that corruption has worsened since the advent of reform, this article argues that whereas the first stages of reform witnessed a quantitative increase in corruption, during the 1990s corruption underwent a qualitative change as high-level, high-stakes corruption increased more rapidly than other forms of official malfeasance. Drawing together data from the Party discipline inspection system, the state supervisory system and the judicial procuratorial system, the… Expand
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