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Power, Interests, and Internal Factors

A Neoclassical Realist Perspective on the Taiwan Issue

Authors: Sang, Xiaochuan

  • Utilizes neorealist political theory to analyze the political disputes surrounding Taiwan
  • Offers a reality check on the role that Taiwan plays as independent state in structuring US-China-Japan trilateral relations
  • Strives to provide a complete understanding of the Taiwan Issue, defining the final target of each actor and how they interact with each other
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About this book

This book frames the contentious political disputes surrounding Taiwan within the perspective of neorealist political theory. Analyzing the motives and relative importance that the actors involved bring to bear, Dr. Sang offers a timely intervention and a much-needed reality check on the role that Taiwan plays in structuring US-China-Japan trilateral relations—an issue that will dominate the years to come. This book will be of value to scholars, policymakers, and all those concerned with the future of Taiwan.

About the authors

Xiaochuan Sang holds a PhD from Ghent University. His research focuses on issues relating to sovereignty, history, and political theory in East Asian nation-state formation.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-41

    Sang, Xiaochuan

  • The Evolution of Taiwan’s Policy toward Mainland China Since Late 1980s

    Pages 43-65

    Sang, Xiaochuan

  • The Political Transformation and the Fundamental Change in the Definition of Cross-Strait Relations

    Pages 67-87

    Sang, Xiaochuan

  • The Evolution of Policy Made by Mainland China toward Taiwan

    Pages 89-107

    Sang, Xiaochuan

  • China’s Perception of Relative Power and Its Pursuit of National Interests in the Taiwan Issue

    Pages 109-128

    Sang, Xiaochuan

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-2892-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-2891-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Power, Interests, and Internal Factors
Book Subtitle
A Neoclassical Realist Perspective on the Taiwan Issue
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2892-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2892-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2891-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 248
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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