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Taiwan's democratization : forces behind the new momentum

Author: Jaushieh Joseph Wu
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Studies on contemporary Taiwan.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The political landscape of Taiwan has changed so dramatically in the past decade that full democracy, once a distant prospect for the one-party, authoritarian state, now appears probable. Here, Dr Jaushieh Joseph Wu provides the first systematic investigation of the forces the first systematic investigation of the forces behind the transition and the factors that continue to shape the pace and direction of democracy
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Wu, Jaushieh Joseph, 1954-
Taiwan's democratization.
Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)648561417
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaushieh Joseph Wu
ISBN: 0195864999 9780195864991
OCLC Number: 30972621
Description: xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: Studying Taiwan's Democratization --
Ch. 2. Democratization in Perspective --
Ch. 3. Forces for Change: Social, Political, and Economic --
Ch. 4. Elections and Political Parties --
Ch. 5. A Clash of Views: The Political Elite on Key Issues --
Ch. 6. Conclusion: Prospects for Further Democratization --
Appendix I: Members of Political Elites Interviewed by the Author --
Appendix II: Constitution of the Republic of China.
Series Title: Studies on contemporary Taiwan.
Responsibility: Jaushieh Joseph Wu.
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Drawing on interviews with political figures and economic and electoral data, this work traces the growth of democracy in Taiwan, from the government's 1986 decision to allow more freedom for  Read more...

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