The One-china Policy: State, Sovereignty, And Taiwan's International Legal Status

Hardcover | September 1, 2017

byFrank Chiang

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Taiwan and the one-China policy is a global issue that look set to grow in importance in the coming years. The One-China Policy: State, Sovereignty, and Taiwan's International Legal Status, examines the issue from the perspective of international law, and goes on to suggest a peaceful solution. This book consists in two related parts. The first part is on concept of the State, the theory of sovereignty, and their relations with international law. The second part of the work analyzes the political status of the Republic of China in Taiwan and the legal status of the island of Taiwan in international law based on the concept of the State and the theory of sovereignty derived from the analyses in the first part. Written by a leading international expert in international law, this book provides approaches and answers to the question of Taiwan and the One-China policy. Responds to a key international issue of our time Takes a legal perspective on Taiwan and the One-China policy Considers the definition of a nation State from first principles, and offers new definitions Applies international law on territory to draw conclusions on Taiwan and its relation to the People's Republic of China Systematically critiques the role of the UN and other global actors in relation to Taiwan

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Taiwan and the one-China policy is a global issue that look set to grow in importance in the coming years. The One-China Policy: State, Sovereignty, and Taiwan's International Legal Status, examines the issue from the perspective of international law, and goes on to suggest a peaceful solution. This book consists in two related parts. ...

Frank Chiang is Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law, and a Member of the New York State Bar. He has previously held many international academic and professional positions including as Visiting Professor of Law, Chuo University of Tokyo, and at the Japan Comparative Law Institute, also in Tokyo.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081023146

ISBN - 13:9780081023143

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Table of Contents

PART I. STATE, SOVEREIGNTY, AND TERRITORY 1. The State 2. The State and Sovereignty 3. The Territorial State

PART II. CHINA AND THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA 4. The State and Governments in China 5. The Political Status of the R.O.C. in Taiwan

PART III. SOVEREIGNTY OVER TAIWAN 6. Sovereignty over Taiwan Before US; One-China Policy 7. Sovereignty Over Taiwan Under US One-China Policy 8. U.N. S Position on the Sovereignty of Taiwan 9. The Sovereign of Taiwan and the Political Status of Taiwan

PART IV. U.S. CONTROL OVER TAIWAN 10. US Policy on Taiwan 11. Taiwan Under US Control and a Solution