Contemporary Taiwan by David ShambaughContemporary Taiwan by David Shambaugh

Contemporary Taiwan

EditorDavid Shambaugh

Paperback | May 1, 1998

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Contemporary Taiwan is the most comprehensive and up-to-date study of the dynamic island republic available. Drawing on a broad range of documentary sources and on-site research, many of the world's leading specialists on Taiwanese affairs provide in-depth and expert analysis. This unique volume covers many aspects of Taiwan on the eve of the twenty-first century: the transition to and institutionalization of democracy; the domestic economy and foreign trade; social and cultural developments; science and technology; the environment; foreign relations and internationalstatus; relations with China; the history of the Republic of China; and Taiwan's modernization in comparative perspective.
David Shambaugh is at The George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Title:Contemporary TaiwanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9.37 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198293054

ISBN - 13:9780198293057

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Table of Contents

David Shambaugh: Exploring the Complexities of Contemporary TaiwanRalph N.Clough: The Enduring Influence of the Republic of China on Taiwan TodayRamon H. Myers: A New Chinese Civilization: The Evolution of the Republic of China on TaiwanThomas B. Gold: Taiwan Society at the Fin de SiecleTu Weiming: Cultural Identity and the Politics of Recognition in Contemporary TaiwaHung-mao Tien and Yun-han Chu: Building Democracy in TaiwanChristopher Howe: The Taiwan Economy: The Transition to Maturity and the Politcal Economy of its Changing International StatusDenis Fred Simon: Charting Taiwan's Technological Future: The Impact of Globalization and RegionalizationRichard Louis Edmonds: Taiwan's Environment TodayJean-Pierre Cabestan: Taiwan's Mainland Policy: Normalization, Yes; Reunification, LaterDavid Shambaugh: Taiwans's Security: Maintaining Deterrence amid Political AccountabilityMichael Yahuda: The International Standing of the Republic of China on TaiwanThomas W. Robinson: America in Taiwan's Post Cold War Foreign Relations