chapter  9
A MASS-LINE WITIIOUT POLITICS: COMMUNITY POLICING AND ECONOMIC REFORM
ByMtchael Dutton
Pages 28

ItisafundamentaltenetofChineseMarxisttextbooksonlawthat socialisttransitioninvolvesthegradualeliminationofcrime.1Thisis becausecommunismpre-supposestheabsenceofanyformof criminality. 2Whateveronemaythinkofthisutopiannotion,one thingiscertain:ithassufferedasaresultofChina'seconomic reform.