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Democracy (made in Taiwan) : the "success" state as a political theory

Author: Zhiyu Shi
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While political scientists generally see Taiwan as a success state because of its economic modernization and political democratization, this book reinterprets Taiwan's success from the Confucian and  Read more...

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Shi, Zhiyu, 1958-
Democracy (made in Taiwan).
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)607835219
Online version:
Shi, Zhiyu, 1958-
Democracy (made in Taiwan).
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608470953
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zhiyu Shi
ISBN: 9780739125113 0739125117
OCLC Number: 173683658
Description: vi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : political theory and Taiwan --
The Taiwan success revisited --
Not about human rights --
Not about liberalism --
The "rational actor" backfire --
The loss of the median voter --
The loss of an ally --
Political theory in practice --
Back from the future --
The world timing of un-Chinese consciousness --
Two theses on Confucian democracy --
Parenting personality --
Beyond the state-society divide --
Conclusion : political theory for democratic ontology --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: Chih-yu Shih.
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Shih is an outstanding scholar. This book will further consolidate this reputation. More specifically, the book speaks directly to hotly contested terrain (both in the realm of Taiwanese politics and Read more...

 
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