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Threats, Alliances, and Electorates: Why Taiwan's Defense Spending Has Fallen as China's Has Risen
Over the past 20 years, the military balance between the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan has rapidly shifted.
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Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan
September 26, 2016
AbstractThe existence of two Chinese states—one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan—is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war...
A Relationship Transformed: Rethinking the Prospects for Conflict and Peace in the Taiwan Strait
February 7, 2014
Abstract: After long being viewed as potential flashpoint, relations across the Taiwan Strait have stabilized tremendously in recent years, reflecting moderation in the approaches both Beijing and...
Urban Taiwan’s State-Structured Neighborhood Governance: Deepening Democracy, Partisan Civic Engagement, Inverted Class Bias
January 21, 2014
Abstract: Taiwan's system of neighborhood-level governance has origins in institutions of local control employed by both the Republican-era Kuomintang and the Japanese colonizers.
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