Corruption by Design: Building Clean Government in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Corruption by Design: Building Clean Government in Mainland China and Hong Kong

by Melanie Manion
     
 

This book contrasts experiences of mainland China and Hong Kong to explore the pressing question of how governments can transform a culture of widespread corruption to one of clean government. Manion examines Hong Kong as the best example of the possibility of reform. Within a few years it achieved a spectacularly successful conversion to clean government. Mainland… See more details below

Overview

This book contrasts experiences of mainland China and Hong Kong to explore the pressing question of how governments can transform a culture of widespread corruption to one of clean government. Manion examines Hong Kong as the best example of the possibility of reform. Within a few years it achieved a spectacularly successful conversion to clean government. Mainland China illustrates the difficulty of reform. Despite more than two decades of anticorruption reform, corruption in China continues to spread essentially unabated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674014862
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/25/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Anticorruption Reform in a Setting of Widespread Corruption

2. Corruption and Anticorruption Reform in Hong Kong

3. An Explosion of Corruption in Mainland China

4. Problems of Routine Anticorruption Enforcement

5. Anticorruption Campaigns as Enforcement Mechanisms

6. Institutional Designs for Clean Government

Notes

Works Cited

Index

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