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Taiwan's Struggle
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Shyu-tu Lee, Jack F. Williams
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-18 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This comprehensive book explores contemporary Taiwan from the perspective of the Taiwanese themselves. In a unique set of original essays, leading Taiwanese figures consider the country’s history, politics, society, economy, identity, and future prospects. The volume provides a forum for a diversity of local voices, who are rarely heard in
Taiwan's Struggle
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Shyu-tu Lee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated

This comprehensive book explores contemporary Taiwan from the perspective of the Taiwanese themselves. In a unique set of original essays, leading Taiwanese figures consider the country s history, politics, society, economy, identity, and future prospects. The volume provides a forum for a diversity of local voices, who are rarely heard
Democracy in Peril
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: J. Michael Cole
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06 - Publisher: iUniverse

Despite the warm reception in world capitals and favorable press coverage the cross-strait policies of Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou have received since he came into office on May 20, 2008, there is something rotten in Taipei. In just one year, the cost of closer relations with Beijing has become increasingly
Politicized Society
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Mikael Mattlin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-31 - Publisher: Governance in Asia

This book explores a relatively uncharted area of democratic transitions. In particular, it addresses the problems of protracted transitions that occur when a one-party state has been incompletely dismantled. Due to an initially smooth political transition from one-party authoritarianism to multi-party politics, Taiwan's gradual process of democratization has been celebrated
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