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1-10 of 15 results in Routledge Research on Taiwan Series
In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity...
Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the...
Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge
Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges
In 2008 Ma Ying-jeou was elected President of Taiwan, and the Kuomintang (KMT) returned to power after eight years of rule by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Since taking power, the KMT has faced serious difficulties, as economic growth has been sluggish, society has been polarised over...
Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge
Production, Community and Identity
China’s transformation from a poor and underdeveloped country into a global market power has profoundly altered its socioeconomic power relations with the other countries in the Greater China region, namely, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indeed, this economic shift has resulted in the massive flow of...
Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge
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 14th 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 4th 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 11th 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 11th 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 11th 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 25th 2013 by Routledge
Environmental Governance in Taiwan: A New Generation of Activists and Stakeholders
To Be Published June 10th 2015
Taiwan's Economic Transformation: Leadership, Property Rights and Institutional Change 1949-1965
To Be Published July 7th 2015
Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition: Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment
To Be Published October 15th 2015
Taiwan and The "China Impact": Challenges and Opportunities
To Be Published December 31st 2015