Tag Archives: Taiwan

Cold War Competition over the Taiwan Strait

In a new post at the publisher’s website, co-editor Geoffrey Gunn reviews a new book Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954–1958, authored by Pang Yang Huei and published by Hong Kong University … Continue reading

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JCA Prize 2019

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2018. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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On “Chineseness”

Justin Wu is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has reviewed Allen Chun’s Forget Chineseness: On the Geopolitics of Cultural Identification, published by the State University of New … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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The Making of Taiwan’s Anti-Nuclear Movement

Ming-sho Ho is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the National Taiwan University. His most recent article with JCA has just been published his most recent JCA article. “Taiwan’s Anti-Nuclear Movement: The Making of a Militant Citizen Movement” … Continue reading

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The End of the Developmental State

Iain Pirie of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick in the UK has been a keen participant in debates about the developmental state in East Asia. In his new article, “Korea and Taiwan: The … Continue reading

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Making Sub-national Relations between Japan and Taiwan

A new paper posted to the JCA website examines sub-national relations between Taiwan and Japan. Since Japan recognised the People’s Republic of China, these local-level relations have had an increased significance. Taiwan’s Sub-national Government Relations with Japan: Post-1979 Developments (10.1080/00472336.2016.1238499) … Continue reading

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