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Posts Tagged ‘Identity’

Editorials, Politics

China Faces Not One But Two Forces for Independence in Taiwan

Beijing does not only have to contend with traditional ‘taidu,’ but ‘huadu’ as well, two forces that, when joined, play a key role in ensuring Taiwan’s resilience

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Society & Culture

Explaining the Rise in Taiwanese Identification

As an object against which to contrast and define their identity, the Taiwanese find in China today the reflection of what they do not want to be

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Book Reviews

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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Politics

Defending Taiwan’s Economy and Identity

The existential threat to democratic Taiwan comes not only from the Chinese military, but also from ill-designed economic policies

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Politics

When Surveys Become Instruments of Pro-Beijing Propaganda

A recent poll shows unusually high self-identification as Chinese among Taiwanese respondents. Here’s why the results should not be taken seriously

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