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Cultural Change In Postwar Taiwan

1st Edition

By Stevan Harrell


340 pages

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pub: 2020-03-30
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This book combines perspectives from literature, anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, history, philosophy, and art to explore the culture of a fully industrialized society with a traditional Chinese background. It explores the importance of key cultural influences on Taiwan.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Change and Contention in Taiwan's Cultural Scene Part I: Culture in "Crisis": Views of the Past and Outlooks for the Future 1. Cultural Policy on Postwar Taiwan 2. Civil Society and Taiwan's Quest for Identity 3. Taiwan and the Confucian Aspiration: Toward the Twenty-first Century Part II: Culture at the Individual Level: Education and Attitudes 4. Investment in Education and Human Resource Development in Postwar Taiwan 5. Transformation of Farmers' Social Consciousness in Postwar Taiwan Part III: Culture with a Small c: Everyday Life 6. Changes in Postwar Taiwan and Their Impact on the Popular Practice of Religion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies