Democratization in Taiwan : challenges in transformation / edited by Philip Paolino and James Meernik

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Subjects: Democratization--Taiwan
Democracy--Taiwan
Taiwan--Politics and government--2000-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008
LC Classification: J, JQ
Physical Description: vi, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Paolino, Philip, 1966-
Meernik, James David
Notes: LCCN: 2007030993
ISBN: 9780754671916 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0754671917 (alk. paper)
Contents: Introduction / James Meernik and Philip Paolino -- Democracy in a mildly divided society / John Fuh-sheng Hsieh -- Confucian belief and the effectiveness of local governance : a survey and exploration of Taiwanese local elites in seven countries and cities / Da-chi Liao and Herlin Chien -- Cultural and political convergence and divergence : survey data across the Taiwan Strait with U.S. and Korean comparisons / Steve Chan -- Comparing consensus on Taiwan democracy among the mass public and elites / Chia-hung Tsai, Lu-huei Chen and Ching-hsin Yu -- Democratic commitment in Taiwan : an analysis of survey data / T.Y. Wang -- Quality of political choice and popular orientation toward democracy / Eric C.C. Chang and Yun-han Chu -- Referendum and democracy : the experience of Taiwan / Chi Huang -- Semi-presidentialism and voters' views of divided government in Taiwan / Philip Paolino -- From state entrepreneurs to political entrepreneurs : democratization and the politics of financial liberalization in Taiwan / Alexander C. Tan -- The China factor in Taiwan's domestic politics / Emerson Niou -- Conclusion / Philip Paolino and James Meernik
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 159919480
ISBN/ISSN: 9780754671916
0754671917