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Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

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Features

Beyond The Sunflower Movement: Present Issues for Future Taiwanese Activism

The occupation of the legislature was only the first phase in the rise of civil society; we can only guess what will happen next

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Is Academic Freedom Under Assault?

Students and academics should be encouraged to care for and to participate in social issues and politics, whether they support government policies or not

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Taiwan Occupation Turns Into ‘Sunflower Revolution’

An occupation of the Taiwanese parliament is now in its second week as student protestors prepared Tuesday to meet President Ma Ying-jeou to demand he put the breaks on a trade agreement with China which they say would devastate Taiwanese workers and small businesses while threatening the island’s national identity. “This morning we received notice […]

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On ‘Legal Norms’ in Taiwanese Politics

Stéphane Corcuff addresses the challenges in finding common ground on ‘legal norms’ in the context of recent social activism

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Features, Society & Culture

A Day in the Life of a ‘Li Zhang’

Although we don’t see or hear them very often, the local pillars play an essential role within their communities and in election time

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Features, Politics

Of Liberalization and Externalities

Another look at the political economy of the Cross-Strait Services and Trade Agreement

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Features, Society & Culture

A Clash of Civilizations

The strong reactions to police violence during the occupation of the Executive Yuan tell us many things about Taiwanese society

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Features, Politics

Not a Moment Too Soon!

The Sunflower Movement has accelerated by two years the concerns that have been growing on both sides of the Taiwan Strait

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Editorials, Features, Politics

Not a Moment Too Soon!

The Sunflower Movement has accelerated by two years the concerns that have been growing on both sides of the Taiwan Strait

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Features, Politics

Of Liberalization and Externalities

Another look at the political economy of the Cross-Strait Services and Trade Agreement

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