Cloaking White-Collar Crime in Hong Kong's Property Sector

Cloaking White-Collar Crime in Hong Kong's Property Sector

by Yujing Fun

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency, ICAC, is hailed as among the world's best having almost completely purged systemic corruption within a decade of its inception. This book explains how Hong Kong maintains the myth of a clean city and examines the prevalence of white collar crime in the city's property sector.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137506764
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/24/2016
Series: Palgrave Advances in Criminology and Criminal Justice in Asia
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Yujing Fun has taught and researched at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, and for the University of California, Irvine, USA. His academic interests are white-collar crime and comparative criminology. He is especially concerned with issues of social justice.

Table of Contents

Introduction: White Collar Crime - Where Is It?
1. No Smoking Gun: Methodology in the Uncovering of White-Collar Crime
2. Against White-Collar Crime
3. Here We Go Again: What is White-Collar Crime?
4. Hong Kong's Surreal Estate: Hong Kong and its Property Sector
5. Tokyo Connection: Comparative Insights for Hong Kong from Japanocentric Crime Theories
6. Hong Kong, Power, and White-Collar Crime Discourse

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