An Analysis on the Chinese Ancient Heavy Penalties on Officials

Yanyan FENG

Abstract


In the Chinese feudal society, heavy penalties on officials have been a persistent method to combat corruption in the legislation. The heavy penalties not only play a significant role in the ancient times, but also provide great benefits and references for nowadays campaign to combat corruption and uphold integrity.

Keywords


Ancient China; Heavy penalties on officials; Bribery; Debarment from office holding

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/%25x

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