• Indigenous Cultural Translation: A Thick Description of Seediq Bale book cover

    Indigenous Cultural Translation

    A Thick Description of Seediq Bale, 1st Edition

    By Darryl Sterk

    Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner and even Dances With Wolves are known for their use of dialogue in endangered indigenous languages, but the Taiwanese blockbuster Seediq Bale, which contains more more dialogue in an indigenous language than any other film before or since, has not received the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Judicial Reform in Taiwan: Democratization and the Diffusion of Law book cover

    Judicial Reform in Taiwan

    Democratization and the Diffusion of Law, 1st Edition

    By Neil Chisholm

    This book examines Taiwan’s judicial reform process, which began three years after the 1996 transition to democracy, in 1999, when Taiwanese legal and political leaders began discussing how to reform Taiwan’s judicial system to meet the needs of the new social and political conditions. Covering…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom: The Paradox of Taiwan versus China book cover

    The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socio-economic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict book cover

    Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    This book analyses Chinese social constructions of sovereignty in the context of the East China Sea conflict. It specifically explores China and Taiwan’s overlapping cross-Strait sovereignty claims and their domestic debates and policies towards the territorial dispute. Providing an up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context: Being and Becoming book cover

    Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context

    Being and Becoming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-yu Chang, Pei-yin Lin

    Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context examines modern Taiwanese culture through the prism of global cultural interactions. Challenging the view of Taiwan as a product of transience and displacement, it highlights Taiwan’s subjectivity, viewing the island as a site of a global development that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition: Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment book cover

    Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment, 1st Edition

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyzes the trajectories of three major social movements in Taiwan during the country’s democratic transition between 1980 and 2000. In doing so, it explores why the labor and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
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    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945: Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies book cover

    The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945

    Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies, 1st Edition

    By Ruiping Ye

    The dispossession of indigenous peoples by conquest regimes remains a pressing issue. This book, unlike most other books on the subject, contrasts two different colonial administrations – first the Chinese Qing Empire, then, from 1895, the Japanese. It shows how, under the Chinese legal system, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan: Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations book cover

    A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sullivan, Chun-Yi Lee

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan: Hopeful Beginning, Hopeless End? book cover

    Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan

    Hopeful Beginning, Hopeless End?, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Beckershoff, Gunter Schubert

    The years of the Ma Ying-jiu presidency in Taiwan were controversial from the beginning. When he came to power in 2008, Ma was considered the strongest and most popular KMT presidential candidate since Lee Teng-hui. However, his rapprochement towards China met with increasing resistance and by the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Energy Transition in East Asia: A Social Science Perspective book cover

    Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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