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Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan

Edited by: Gunter Schubert

Print publication date:  June  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138781870
eBook ISBN: 9781315769523
Adobe ISBN: 9781317669708

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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.

Written by an international team of experts, the chapters included in the volume form an accessible and fascinating insight into contemporary Taiwan. Up-to-date, interdisciplinary, and academically rigorous, the Handbook will be of interest to students, academics, policymakers and others in search of reliable information on Taiwanese politics, economics, culture and society.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Taiwan in late Ming and Qing China Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Taiwan under Japanese rule (1895–1945) Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Retrocession and authoritarian KMT rule (1945–1986) Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Taiwan during and after the democratic transition (1988–2016) Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Taiwan’s Independence Movement Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Parties and party systems Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Party ideology Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Elections Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Local factions Download PDF
Chapter  11:  National identity Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Transitional justice in postwar Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Politics and the media Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The developmental state and Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Taiwan’s mainland entrepreneurs (Taishang) Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Taiwan and economic globalization Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The development of civil society organizations in post-authoritarian Taiwan (1988–2014) Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Indigenous movements and multicultural Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Labor movement Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Anti-nuclear power movement Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The long feminist march in Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Religion and politics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Social welfare Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Modern Taiwan literature Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Cultural democratisation and Taiwan cinema Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Cross-Strait dialogue and policies Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Cross-Strait economic integration (1992–2015) Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The China factor in Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Cross-Strait marriages and immigration policies Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Taiwan’s foreign policy and international space Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Taiwan–US security relations Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Taiwan and the South China Sea Download PDF
Chapter  33:  European–Taiwan relations Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Security policy Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Taiwan’s public diplomacy Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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