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.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Series:||Palgrave Advances in Criminology and Criminal Justice in Asia|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2016|
|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