China Currents

A Journal of the China Research Center


Editor’s Note

Ever since Deng Xiaoping started opening China’s doors and building “socialism with Chinese characteristics” (a euphemism for authoritarian-style capitalism), it has been an article…

Growth and Corruption in China

Great Hall of the People
After the beginning of the post-Mao reform period in 1978-79, China experienced a marked worsening of corruption. The pre-reform period was not free from…
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