This study of official corruption and the politics of anti-corruption campaigns offers a comprehensive empirical, comparative and theoretical analysis of this phenomenon as both system and symptom. It highlights the structure, impact and function of political elite corruption from 1965-1990.
This text presents a selection of articles from the Chinese and Hong Kong press. The 109 documents record the deepening social and political changes that have emerged in China since Tiananmen Square. The articles offer contrasting views in politics, economics, society and culture, and science and technology. They include revelations of profound social changes in Chinese society involving crime, AIDS and the profusion of new media. The book also features a historical chronology from June 1989 to early 1994 and a glossary of major political figures in the Chinese Communist Party and military.