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  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyses 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 labour and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou

    From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    In the spring of 2014, the Sunflower Movement’s three-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back to international media attention. It was the culmination of a series of social movements that had been growing in strength since 2008 and have become even more salient since the spring…

    Paperback – 2018-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Perverse Taiwan

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945

    Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies

    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,…

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

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    Edited by Tai-lok Lui, Stephen W.K. Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, their primary concern was about maintaining the status quo. The rise of China in the last thirty years, however, has reshaped the Beijing-Hong Kong dynamic as new tensions and divisions have emerged. Thus, post-1997 Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations

    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 – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Technology Transfer Between the US, China and Taiwan

    Moving Knowledge

    Edited by Douglas B. Fuller, Murray A. Rubinstein

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan

    Hopeful Beginning, Hopeless End?

    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

    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

  • Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    There can be no doubt that China’s economic and political rise is having a stronger effect on Taiwan than on any other country, given the Chinese government’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan, and Taiwan’s quest to maintain its democratic achievements and political identity as a sovereign state.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia 

    Edited by Ts'ui-Jung Liu

    Environmental history has evolved into a well-established historical subfield which has broadened the horizons of historical research, beyond human affairs, to include the study of human interactions with natural and man-made environments. This broadened scope has attracted scholars from many…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

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