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Taiwan's Environmental Struggle
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Jack Williams, Ch’ang-yi David Chang
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-25 - Publisher: Routledge

Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid industrialization and urbanization, and breakneck
Managing Environmental Problems in Taiwan
Language: en
Pages: 12
Authors: Y. F. Liang
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

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Environmental Governance in Taiwan
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Simona A. Grano
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan’s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a
Leverage of the Weak
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Hwa-Jen Liu
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-21 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Comparing Taiwan and South Korea strategically, Hwa-Jen Liu seeks an answer to a deceptively simple question: Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation’s development? Despite their apparent resemblance—a colonial heritage, authoritarian rule, rapid industrialization, and structural similarities—Taiwan and South Korea were opposites in their experiences with
Taiwan: Environmental, Political and Social Issues
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Caleb M. Clark
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-20 - Publisher:

At the turn of the century, Taiwan appeared to be a success story in both its economic and political development. Rapid economic growth and economic transformation had commenced in the 1960s and continued through the 1990s, earning the name of a "'miracle" in the 1980s. While considerably delayed, the country's