White-collar and corporate crime in China: a comparative analysis of enforcement capacity and non-issue making

White-collar and corporate crime in China: a comparative analysis of enforcement capacity and... Crime Law Soc Change (2013) 60:241–260 DOI 10.1007/s10611-013-9454-x White-collar and corporate crime in China: a comparative analysis of enforcement capacity and non-issue making Adam Kavon Ghazi-Tehrani & Natasha Pushkarna & Puma Shen & Gilbert Geis & Henry N. Pontell Published online: 11 June 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013 Introduction Research in China on the subject of white-collar and corporate crime, as in most countries, has been sparse due to the lack of large and systematic data sources and a related general unwillingness to fund major studies [58]. As a result, the occurrence of such offenses often remains under a cloak of official secrecy for at least two reasons: First, governments do not like to broadcast an image of their country as riddled with upper-class law-breaking, and second, the very officials themselves may well be involved in illegal schemes and they do not desire to alert the public to wrongdoing in other high places. Corruption, a universal institutional phenomenon, is especially pervasive in developing and transitional societies [81, 88]. As a growing superpower and the most populous country in the world, according to some sources, China has experienced both unprecedented economic development and attendant rampant corruption at all levels http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Crime, Law and Social Change Springer Journals

White-collar and corporate crime in China: a comparative analysis of enforcement capacity and non-issue making

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2013 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
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Social Sciences, general; Criminology & Criminal Justice; Criminal Law; Political Science, general; Social Sciences, general
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0925-4994
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1573-0751
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10.1007/s10611-013-9454-x
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Crime Law Soc Change (2013) 60:241–260 DOI 10.1007/s10611-013-9454-x White-collar and corporate crime in China: a comparative analysis of enforcement capacity and non-issue making Adam Kavon Ghazi-Tehrani & Natasha Pushkarna & Puma Shen & Gilbert Geis & Henry N. Pontell Published online: 11 June 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013 Introduction Research in China on the subject of white-collar and corporate crime, as in most countries, has been sparse due to the lack of large and systematic data sources and a related general unwillingness to fund major studies [58]. As a result, the occurrence of such offenses often remains under a cloak of official secrecy for at least two reasons: First, governments do not like to broadcast an image of their country as riddled with upper-class law-breaking, and second, the very officials themselves may well be involved in illegal schemes and they do not desire to alert the public to wrongdoing in other high places. Corruption, a universal institutional phenomenon, is especially pervasive in developing and transitional societies [81, 88]. As a growing superpower and the most populous country in the world, according to some sources, China has experienced both unprecedented economic development and attendant rampant corruption at all levels

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Crime, Law and Social ChangeSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 11, 2013

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