New and Published Books
1-10 of 11 results in Routledge Research on Taiwan Series
Taiwan has been hailed as a successful case of democratization. Compared with many other nations, the transition from authoritarian rule occurred in a rather orderly fashion. Group consciousness emerged as a reaction to the decades-long suppression of cultural diversity under martial law as...
Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge
The growing field of popular culture studies in Taiwan can be divided into two distinct academic trends; a different analytical framework is used to examine either locally oriented popular culture or transnational pop culture. This volume combine these two academic trends, firstly by revealing that...
Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Migration has transformed Taiwanese society in the last 20 years. The main inflows have been temporary workers from Southeast Asian countries and female spouses from Southeast Asia and China marrying Taiwanese husbands. The main outflow has been migration to China, as a result of increased economic...
Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge
Issues and Methods in New Documentaries
To date, there is but a handful of articles on documentary films from Taiwan. This volume seeks to remedy the paucity in this area of research and conduct a systematic analysis of the genre. Each contributor to the volume investigates the various aspects of documentary by focusing on one or two...
Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge
Domestic, Regional and Global Perspectives
As we look to enter the second decade of the 21st century, Taiwan’s quest for identity remains the most contentious issue in the domestic arena of Taiwanese politics. From here, it spills over into the cross-Strait relationship and impacts on regional and global security. Whether Taiwan is a nation...
Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge
Examining the flow of technical knowledge between the US, Taiwan and Mainland China over the last sixty-five years, this book shows that the technical knowledge that has moved between these states is vast and varied. It includes the invention and production of industrial goods, as well as knowledge...
Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge
In this unique book, Alain Guilloux uses four major elements of governance - namely norms, actors, processes, and outcomes - to examine Taiwan’s national governance as well as its participation in global governance in relation to humanitarian aid. Including case studies on Taiwan’s application to...
Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge
Written by an experienced teacher and scholar this new textbook introduces the reader to the big questions that concern change and continuity in how politics operates and how Taiwan is governed. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the essential background to the history...
Published November 13th 2011 by Routledge
Leadership, Property Rights and Institutional Change 1949-1965
This book tells the story of Taiwan’s economic revolution—how Taiwan transformed itself from a planned economy into a market economy between 1949 and 1965. The authors posit that it was the Kuomintang Government's endorsement of property rights reform and institutional change that enabled Taiwan to...
Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge
Economic and Political Challenges
Taiwan’s rapid industrialization during the 1960s and 1970s, combined with the democratic revolution that began with the lifting of martial law in 1987 were of deep historic importance. Over the next decade Taiwan’s "political miracle" matched its earlier "economic miracle" creating a vibrant...
Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge
Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou: Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges
To Be Published June 11th 2014
Border Crossing in Greater China: Production, Community and Identity
To Be Published July 8th 2014
Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition: Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment
To Be Published August 30th 2014
Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan: Naming China
To Be Published September 14th 2014
Place, Identity, and Imagination in Post-war Taiwan
To Be Published February 28th 2015