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Taiwan's political re-alignment and diplomatic challenges / editor, Wei-chin Lee.

Contributor(s): Lee, Wei-chin, 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: DS799.847 .T359 2019Series: Politics and development of contemporary China series: Publication: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019Description: xiii, 330 p. : ill.ISBN: 3319771248 (hardback); 9783319771243 (hardback); 9783030083762; 3030083764.Subject(s): Comparative government | Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 2000- | Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- China | Taiwan -- Foreign relations | Asia -- Politics and government -- 21st century | China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan
Contents:
The Turn of Fortune: Realignment in Taiwan's Domestic Politics and Diplomacy / Wei-chin Lee -- Part I: Democracy and New Political Landscape. The Quality of Democracy in Taiwan / Bruce J. Dickson -- Taiwan's General Elections of 2016 / John Fuh-sheng Hsieh -- The Rise of the New Power Party in Taiwan's 2016 Legislative Election: Reality and Challenges / Ian Tsung-yen Chen and Da-chi Liao -- Party's Issue Competence and Electoral Decisions in Taiwan's 2012 and 2016 Presidential Elections / Ching-hsin Yu and T.Y. Wang -- Part II: The China Factor and Taiwan's Cross- Strait Dilemma. A Comparative Study of the China Factor in Taiwan and Hong Kong Elections / Karl Ho, Stan Hok-wui Wong, Harold D. Clarke, and Kuan-Chen Lee -- Consensus Found and Consensus Lost: Taiwan's 2016 Election, the "1992 Consensus," and Cross-Strait Relations / Wei-Chin Lee -- The DPP Ascendancy and Cross-Strait Relations / Yu-Shan Wu -- Part III: Taiwan's International Way-out. American Policy Toward Taiwan-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century / Robert Sutter -- Rethinking US Security Commitment to Taiwan / Yuan-kang Wang -- Beyond Diplomacy: The Political Economy of Taiwan's Relations with Southeast Asia / Samuel C.Y. Ku -- The Japan-Taiwan Relationship Under the Tsai Ing-wen Administration / Madoka Fukuda.
Summary: "This edited volume investigates and evaluates the context, causes, and consequences of various essential issues in Taiwanese domestic politics and external relations before and after the regime change in 2016. It offers theoretical interpretation and temporal delineation of recent electoral shifts, party realignment, identity reformulation, and subsequent foreign policy adaptation in the 2010s. Contributors address these issues in three sections--"Democracy and New Political Landscape," "The China Factor and Cross-Strait Dilemma," and "Taiwan's International Way-out"--To advance conclusions about Taiwan's political transformation from both comparative and international perspectives"--Publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Turn of Fortune: Realignment in Taiwan's Domestic Politics and Diplomacy / Wei-chin Lee -- Part I: Democracy and New Political Landscape. The Quality of Democracy in Taiwan / Bruce J. Dickson -- Taiwan's General Elections of 2016 / John Fuh-sheng Hsieh -- The Rise of the New Power Party in Taiwan's 2016 Legislative Election: Reality and Challenges / Ian Tsung-yen Chen and Da-chi Liao -- Party's Issue Competence and Electoral Decisions in Taiwan's 2012 and 2016 Presidential Elections / Ching-hsin Yu and T.Y. Wang -- Part II: The China Factor and Taiwan's Cross- Strait Dilemma. A Comparative Study of the China Factor in Taiwan and Hong Kong Elections / Karl Ho, Stan Hok-wui Wong, Harold D. Clarke, and Kuan-Chen Lee -- Consensus Found and Consensus Lost: Taiwan's 2016 Election, the "1992 Consensus," and Cross-Strait Relations / Wei-Chin Lee -- The DPP Ascendancy and Cross-Strait Relations / Yu-Shan Wu -- Part III: Taiwan's International Way-out. American Policy Toward Taiwan-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century / Robert Sutter -- Rethinking US Security Commitment to Taiwan / Yuan-kang Wang -- Beyond Diplomacy: The Political Economy of Taiwan's Relations with Southeast Asia / Samuel C.Y. Ku -- The Japan-Taiwan Relationship Under the Tsai Ing-wen Administration / Madoka Fukuda.

"This edited volume investigates and evaluates the context, causes, and consequences of various essential issues in Taiwanese domestic politics and external relations before and after the regime change in 2016. It offers theoretical interpretation and temporal delineation of recent electoral shifts, party realignment, identity reformulation, and subsequent foreign policy adaptation in the 2010s. Contributors address these issues in three sections--"Democracy and New Political Landscape," "The China Factor and Cross-Strait Dilemma," and "Taiwan's International Way-out"--To advance conclusions about Taiwan's political transformation from both comparative and international perspectives"--Publisher.

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