Reorientation and prospect of China’s combat against corruption

Abstract

Not as much significant achievements as expected have been made since China launched its fight against corruption decades ago, though the Chinese Communist Party, as the initiator and promoter of the anti-corruption reform, made great efforts and changed several orientations of the combat. The article analyzes the implications of newly reorientation towards institutional building and argues that the CCP’s guideline for combating corruption has impeded its progress, no matter what means adopted. The further progress in corruption control depends on the change of political structure and social development in China.

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Zhu, Q. Reorientation and prospect of China’s combat against corruption. Crime Law Soc Change 49, 81–95 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10611-007-9099-8

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Keywords

  • Chinese Communist Party
  • Institutional Building
  • Corrupt Official
  • Corruption Control
  • Discipline Inspection