Across the Taiwan Strait: Mainland China, Taiwan and the 1995-1996 Crisis

Across the Taiwan Strait: Mainland China, Taiwan and the 1995-1996 Crisis

by Suisheng Zhao
     
 

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415923330
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Note on Romanizationvii
Forewordviii
List of Abbreviationsxi
Introduction: Making Sense of the 1995-96 Crisis in the Taiwan Strait1
Overview
1Economic Interdependence and Political Divergence
A Background Analysis of the Taiwan Strait Crisis21
2The Origins of Conflict Across the Taiwan Strait
The Problem of Differences in Perceptions41
Making Sense of Beijing's Taiwan Policy Succession Politics and National Reunification
3Changing Leadership Consensus
The Domestic Context of War Games77
4Changing Leadership Perceptions
The Adoption of a Coercive Strategy99
5The Taiwan Strait Crisis
Causes, Scenarios, and Solutions127
Making Sense of Taipei's Mainland Policy Transitional Politics and Identity Crisis
6The Political Economy of Taiwan's Mainland Policy163
7The Cross-Strait Talks of 1993--The Rest of The Story
Domestic Politics and Taiwan's Mainland Policy197
8Competing Conceptions of Taiwan's Identity
The Irresolvable Conflict in Cross-Strait Relations229
Lessons from the Crisis
9The Prospects of A Larger War
Chinese Nationalism and the Taiwan Strait Conflict243
10The Taiwan Strait Crisis of 1996
Implications for U.S. Security Policy277
About the Editor and Contributors297
Index299

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