Reflections on the Triangular Relations of Beijing-Taipei-Washington Since 1995: Status Quo at the Taiwan Straits?

Reflections on the Triangular Relations of Beijing-Taipei-Washington Since 1995: Status Quo at the Taiwan Straits?

by S. Hua (Editor)

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This study explores the Taiwan issue from the three perspectives of Beijing, Taipei, and Washington since Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui's visit to Cornell University in 1995. These are explored, by leading scholars, not only in terms of the three parties involved, but also in terms of the differences within each party.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349532261
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/19/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 303
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

SHIPING HUA is Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Institute for Democracy and Development at The University of Louisville. He is also the President of the Association of Chinese Political Studies (USA). Dr. Hua has recently been appointed Professor in Affiliation with Peking University. He was Asian Policy Studies Fellow with Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and George Washington University (2004-2005). His recent books include: Political Civilization and Modernization in China (co-edited with Yang Zhong, 2006); Chinese Political Culture (1989-2000) in 2001; and Scientism and Humanism: Two Cultures in Post-Mao China (1978-1989) in 1995. He has just completed his new book Chinese Utopianism: A Comparative Study of Reformist Thought with Japan and Russia (1898-2000).

Table of Contents

Introduction; S. Hua PART I: PERSPECTIVE FROM BEIJING The Taiwan Dilemma in U.S.- PRC Relations; G. Lin Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Domestic Politics and PRC's 'Dual-Track' Taiwan Policy; Q. Zhang China's Economic Policy toward Taiwan: An Empirical Analysis; J. Y.S. Cheng & K. Chak-yuen Militarization of the Taiwan Strait Issue; Q. Jing PART II: PERSPECTIVE FROM TAIPEI The Taiwan That Can Say No: Taiwan's External and Cross-Strait Relations Since 1995; P. Yang Taiwan's New Naitonal Identity, Domestic Politics, and Cross-Strait Relations; H-H. Hsiao & J.-F Yan Economic Interaction between Taiwan and Mainland China and Its Influence on Both Economies; C. Kao & W-T. Wang Taiwan's Preparation against Beijing's Military Attacks; A.N.D. Yang PART III: PERSPECTIVE FROM WASHINGTON PRC, ROC, and U.S. Interests: Can They Be Harmonized?; L. T. White III Bush, China, Taiwan: A Triangular Analysis; L. Dittmer Rethinking the Political Consequences of Economic Integration in Mainland China-Taiwan Relations; S. L. Kastner The United States and East Asia: How the Taiwan Strait and China Affect U.S. Security Strategy; L. M. Wortzel

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