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Cooperation or conflict in the Taiwan strait? by Ralph N. Clough

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham .
Written in

Subjects:

Places:

  • Taiwan,
  • China

Subjects:

  • Chinese reunification question, 1949-,
  • Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000.,
  • China -- Politics and government -- 1976-2002.,
  • Taiwan -- Relations -- China.,
  • China -- Relations -- Taiwan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-135) and index.

StatementRalph N. Clough.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS799.847 .C59 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL377355M
ISBN 100847693252, 0847693260
LC Control Number98039356

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  Acting as both a sequel and a rebuttal to earlier publications on Taiwan-China relations, this book takes an intimate and anthropological look at Taiwan’s youth and civil society, and applies this to traditional analyses of cross-strait by: 1. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Years of rapprochement between Taiwan a 3/5. Acting as both a sequel and a rebuttal to earlier publications on Taiwan-China relations, this book takes an intimate and anthropological look at Taiwan’s youth and civil society, and applies this to traditional analyses of cross-strait politics.

  Cooperation or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait? Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, xi, pp. Paperback, $, ISBN 0­­­2. Since the publication of his classic volume Island China (Harvard, ), Ralph Clough has been considered one of America's most respected scholars on the subject of Taiwan. The national interest of each of the Pacific Rim democracies, the United States in first place because of its longstanding formal commitment (the Taiwan Relations Act; TRA), coincides entirely with that of all the others. This is the overarching theme of the book, perhaps formulated in a . Despite China’s recent menacing rhetorical and military gestures, armed conflict in the Taiwan Strait remains unlikely in the near-term. Chinese military intimidation has failed to achieve its desired effects on the Taiwanese population, whose identity is increasingly distinct from that of mainland Chinese. Quick Search in Books. Enter words / phrases / DOI / ISBN / keywords / authors / etc. Search. Quick Search anywhere. Enter words / phrases / DOI / ISBN / keywords / authors / etc. Search. Quick search in Citations. Journal Year Volume Issue Page. Search. Advanced .

* RUSI Journal * Ralph Clough's Cooperation or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait? is a welcome and timely addition Just as conflict over Taiwan once again threatens regional stability, Clough provides an authoritative study of theconflict's sources and ramifications. It also explores the instruments at China’s disposal, from soft power to coercion, as well as the limits of its influence, as it attempts to prevent a permanent break-up between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait. Finally, the book argues against abandonment and suggests that international support for Taiwan as it negotiates its complex relationship with China is not only morally right but also conducive to regional 5/5(3).   In Convergence or conflict in the Taiwan Strait, J. Michael Cole offers a comprehensive account of recent developments in Taiwan—across politics, society and external book is prompted by a sense that not enough international attention is paid to Taiwan, and that the island is often not well : Tim Summers. The volume focuses on internal politics on both sides of the Taiwan Strait and their impact on cross-Strait ties, and international responses. It also reflects different perspectives, namely, China, the United States, Singapore and Taiwan.