Taiwan's electoral politics and democratic transition : riding the third wave / Hung-mao Tien, editor

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Subjects: Elections--Taiwan
Local elections--Taiwan
Democracy--Taiwan
Taiwan--Politics and government--1988-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1996
Series: Taiwan in the modern world
LC Classification: J, JQ
Table of Contents: The Contributors
Foreword / Robert A. Scalapino
Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Elections and Taiwan's Democratic Development / Hung-mao Tien 3
2. Political Values in Taiwan: Sources of Change and Constancy / William L. Parish, Charles Chi-hsiang Chang 27
3. The Kuomintang before Democratization: Organizational Change and the Role of Elections / Bruce J. Dickson 42
4. The Process of Democratic Consolidation in Taiwan: Social Cleavage, Electoral Competition, and the Emerging Party System / Yun-han Chu, Tse-min Lin 79
5. Elections and the Evolution of the Kuomintang / Teh-fu Huang 105
6. Issue Structure, the DPP's Factionalism, and Party Realignment / Tun-jen Cheng, Yung-ming Hsu 137
7. Local Factions and Elections in Taiwan's Democratization / Ming-tong Chen 174
8. The SNTV System and Its Political Implications / John Fuh-sheng Hsieh 193
9. Elections and the Changing State-Business Relationship / Chyuan-Jenq Shiau 213
10. The Behavior of Taiwanese Voters in 1992: Consolidation of Partisan Ties / I-Chou Liu 226
Index 243
Additional Authors: Tien, Hung-mao, 1938-
Notes: LCCN: 95000627
ISBN: 1563246708 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1563246716 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"An East gate book."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xvi, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 32704590
ISBN/ISSN: 1563246708
1563246716

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