Contemporary Taiwan

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Overview


The most comprehensive and up-to-date study presently available of the dynamic island republic of Taiwan. Drawing on a broad range of documentary sources and on-site research, a group of writers including many of the world's leading specialists on Taiwanese affairs provide in-depth and expert analysis.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198293057
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/28/1998
  • Series: Studies on Contemporary China Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 344
  • Lexile: 1640L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

George Washington University, Washington, DC
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Exploring the Complexities of Contemporary Taiwan 1
The Enduring Influence of the Republic of China on Taiwan Today 10
A New Chinese Civilization: The Evolution of the Republic of China on Taiwan 28
Taiwan Society at the Fin de Siecle 47
Cultural Identity and the Politics of Recognition in Contemporary Taiwan 71
Building Democracy in Taiwan 97
The Taiwan Economy: The Transition to Maturity and the Political Economy of its Changing International Status 127
Charting Taiwan's Technological Future: The Impact of Globalization and Regionalization 152
Taiwan's Environment Today 180
Taiwan's Mainland Policy: Normalization, Yes; Reunification, Later 216
Taiwan's Security: Maintaining Deterrence amid Political Accountability 240
The International Standing of the Republic of China on Taiwan 275
America in Taiwan's Post Cold War Foreign Relations 296
Index 319
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