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BOOK REVIEW: Comparatizing Taiwan

A wonderful collection of essays provides future direction for the field of Taiwan and comparative cultural studies

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Taiwan’s Looming Pension Crisis: A Review of Hao Chung-jen’s ‘Taiwan Inc Bankruptcy’

A new book calls on the Taiwanese government to undertake pension reform as warning signs indicate that Taiwan could face problems similar to those experienced by Greece

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From ‘Black Island’ to ‘The Convenient Illusion of Peace’

Two recent books look at the impact of civic nationalism in Taiwan, one from a domestic perspective, the other at the strategic level

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Rex Unbound: A Review of Rex How’s ‘Taiwan Unbound’

A former national policy adviser to President Ma talks about constitutional amendments, the rise of new civic movements, and the very future of Taiwan

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Of Bicycles and War: A Review of Wu Ming-yi’s ‘The Stolen Bicycle’

The latest novel by the award-winning Taiwanese author interlaces devastating events with a touch of tenderness

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The ‘Ing Clique’: Tsai Ing-wen’s Not-So-Silent Army

In a recent book, the DPP presidential candidate shares her visions for building a better Taiwan

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核彈MIT: “A” Bomb Made in Taiwan

A new book sheds lights on Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, which came close to completion before being thwarted by the U.S.

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Marriage, Love, and Sex in the Sinophone World

A Review of Deborah S. Davis and Sara L. Friedman’s ‘Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Urban China’

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Embracing Amnesia

A review of Louisa Lim’s ‘The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited’

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