Taiwan Products

  • 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 occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back into 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 of 2014.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait

    The Illusion of Peace?

    By J. Michael Cole

    Years of rapprochement between Taiwan and China had convinced many that the Taiwan issue had been resolved, and that it was only a matter of time before the two former opponents would reunite under One China. But a re-energized civil society, motivated by civic nationalism and a desire to defend…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film

    By Xuelin Zhou

    This book explores the vigorous film cultures of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from the perspective of youth culture. The book relates this important topic to the wider social, cultural, and institutional context, and discusses the relationship between the films and the changes that today…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan offers a comprehensive overview of both contemporary Taiwan and the Taiwan studies field. Each contribution summarises the major findings in the field and highlights long-term trends, recent observations and possible future developments in Taiwan.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Teacher Education in Taiwan

    State control vs marketization

    Edited by Shen-Keng Yang, Jia-Li Huang

    Since the Teacher Education Act was in place in 1994, student teachers were educated through diverse educational institutions instead of the traditional normal schools (Taiwan’s equivalent of teachers’ colleges). But such market-based teacher education has been altered by politics, society and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Environmental History in East Asia

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Tsui-jung Liu

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Policing in Taiwan

    From authoritarianism to democracy

    By Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang, Ivan Y. Sun

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • China-Taiwan Rapprochement

    The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations

    By Min-Hua Chiang

    This book examines how since about 2008 the economy of Taiwan has become ever more deeply integrated into the economy of China. It goes beyond a consideration of trade and investment flows, and discusses also the large population flows, the growing integration of the two financial systems and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • New Dynamics in Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations

    How Far Can the Rapprochement Go?

    Edited by Weixing Hu

    Relations between mainland China and Taiwan have improved markedly in recent years, giving rise to the key question, How far can the current rapprochement go? This book focuses on how mainland China-Taiwan relations are likely to develop in future. It considers economic relations, including the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

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