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New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan

New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Larry Diamond and Gi-Wook Shin (eds.), (2014) New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). Taiwan and Korea share similar developmental trajectories and experiences of democratization and within comparative democratization research they have become comparators...

Jonathan Sullivan30 Jan 2015Leave a comment

Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo

Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo

Written by Adam Horálek David Joseph Lorenzo, Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2013, x + 257 p., ISBN 978-1-4214-0917-7 Recently, the world’s eyes have focused on the development of a pro-democratic movement in Hong Kong refusing the...

Martin Lavicka27 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Why Taiwan Matters

Why Taiwan Matters

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Shelley Rigger, Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011). Millions of Taiwanese will go to the polls on Saturday Nov 29 to elect over eleven thousand public officials. It is an extraordinary democratic exercise. The many campaigns have passed off with minimal...

Jonathan Sullivan25 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Democratizing Taiwan

Democratizing Taiwan

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Democratizing Taiwan by J. Bruce Jacobs (Brill; 2012) On Saturday Nov 29, Taiwan will conduct a range of local elections that are historic in scale. The number of positions up for grabs (over eleven thousand), the size of the electorate (over 18 million) and the range of offices (from Mayor of Taipei to head of local...

Jonathan Sullivan23 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Government and Politics in Taiwan

Government and Politics in Taiwan

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Dafydd Fell, (2011) Government and Politics in Taiwan (London: Routledge). On November 29, millions of Taiwanese voters will go to the polls to choose a range of local officials in historic 9-in-1 elections. If readers find themselves bamboozled by the complexities of competition for over 11000 public positions,...

Jonathan Sullivan17 Nov 2014Leave a comment

China's influence on Taiwan's media

China’s influence on Taiwan’s media

Written by Ben Goren. Hsu Chien-jung (2014) China’s influence on Taiwan’s media. Asian Survey 54(3): 515-39 Taiwan’s media freedoms are facing a triple threat. Since the early 2000s, China has engaged in a clandestine media war against Taiwan by encouraging pro-China Taiwanese business tycoons to purchase Taiwanese media outlets, by...

Jonathan Sullivan23 Jun 2014Leave a comment

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