TAIWAN 2010


March 2010

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS


General Information


Internet Resources

BBC News Country Profile:  Taiwan.  London, BBC News.
Available online at:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1285915.stm
Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.

The China Post:  Taiwan.  Taipei, Taiwan, China Post.
Available online at:  http://www.chinapost.com.tw/
English-language newspaper in Taiwan, that provides real time news coverage of the region.

CIA - The World Factbook - Taiwan.  Washington, Central Inelligence Agency, 2010.
Available online at:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tw.html

Taipei Times.  Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei Times.
Available online at:  http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/
Current news articles.

Taiwan 2006.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, 2006.  37 p.
Provides earlier listings of internet resources, books, government documents, and magazine articles about Taiwan.  Many of the items listed are available full-text to Air University students.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/taiwan5.htm

Taiwan:  Government Information Office, Republic of China.  Taipei, Taiwan.
Available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/mp.asp?mp=807
Current news and publications.

Taiwan Headlines.  Government Information Office, Republic of China.
Available online at:  http://www.taiwanheadlines.gov.tw/mp.asp?mp=1
English-language online newspaper compiled of headlines from English-language publications, government releases, and articles.

U.S. State Department Background Notes:  Taiwan.  Washington, U.S. State Department.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35855.htm
Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations of Taiwan.


Books

Copper John Franklin.  Taiwan:  Nation-State or Province?  Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2009.  275 p.
The author examines Taiwan’s geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system, and foreign and security policies in the context of its uncertain political status:  whether a sovereign nation or a province of the People’s Republic of China.
Book call no.:  951.249 C785t 2009

East and Southeast Asia.  Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2009.  275 p.
Taiwan, pp 62-73.
Book call no.:  R 915 H666f 42nd ed. 2009

The Europa World Yearbook 2009.  50th edition.  London, Routledge, 2009.  2 vols.
Volume One - China (Taiwan), pp 1305-1338.  Offers basic country information.
Book call no.:  R 940.503 E892 50th ed. 2009

The Far East and Australasia.  40th edition.  London, Routledge, 2009.  1513 p.
China (Taiwan), pp 325-382.  Offers basic country information with emphasis on recent history and economics.
Book call no.:  R 950.058 F219 40th ed. 2009

Global Forecast:  The Top Security Challenges of 2008.  Washington, CSIS Press, 2007.  60 p.
Will Taiwan's Polls Bring Stability or War?, by Bonnie S. Glaser, pp 15-17.
Book call no.:  355.033 G5625

Global Studies:  China.  13th edition.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2010.  212 p.
Taiwan, pp 72-94, offers basic information on economy, foreign relations and politics.
Also offers reprints of magazine articles on Taiwan such as:  Taiwan's Liberation of China, pp 186-190; Beijing and Taiwan Try Their Hand at Detente, pp 191-192; and China's Taiwan Dilemma, pp 194-195.
Book call no.:  R 951 G562 13th ed. 2010

Huang, Chun-Chieh.  Taiwan in Transformation:  1895-2005.  New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers, 2006.  252 p.
Book call no.:  951.24905 H874t

Jane's Sentinel Country Risk Assessments:  China and Northeast Asia.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2009.  679 p.
Taiwan, pp 606-699.  Provides basic country information including security issues, internal and external affairs, and armed forces structure.
Book call no.:  R 951.059 J33 iss. 25 2009

Jaw, Peter.  Taiwan vs. China, 1958.  Bloomington, IN, AuthorHouse, 2009.  38 p.
This historical book gives perspectives of a soldier and general on the battle of 1958 between China and Taiwan near Taiwan Straits.
Book call no.:  327.51051249 J41t

Political Handbook of Asia 2007.  Washington, CQ Press, 2007.  881 p.
Taiwan, Republic of China, pp 188-202.  Offers basic country information with a focus on government and politics.
Book call no.:  320.95 P7692

The Republic of China Yearbook 2008.  Taipei, ROC (Taiwan), Government Information Office, 2008.  522 p.
2009 edition is available online.
Also available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/contents.html/
Book call no.:  R 915.1249 T135 2008

Taiwan:  A New History, edited by Murray A. Rubinstein.  Armonk, NY, M. E. Sharpe, 2007.  560 p.
Book call no.:  951.24905 O87 2007

Taiwan Yearbook.  Taipei, Taiwan, Government Information Office, 2007.  492 p.
Book call no.:  915.1249 T135 2007

Taylor, Jay.  The Generalissimo:  Chiang Kai-Shek and the Struggle for Modern China.  Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.  722 p.
Book call no.:  951.042092 T243g


Periodical

Wang, Tai-Li and Cohen, Akiba A.  Factors Affecting Viewers' Perceptions of Sensationalism in Television News:  A Survey Study in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 45:125-158 June 2009.


Video

Taiwan Dire Strait.  Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2005.  1 videodisc, 25 min.
Looks at Taiwan's struggle for direction, this program focuses on President Chen Shui-Bian and his sometimes subtle, sometimes blatant push for independence.
Video call no.:  951.24905 T1351
 


Defence and Security


Internet Resource (Student Research)

Majewski, Michael J.  U.S. Posture in the Pacific:  Creating Concerns for the Future Defense of Taiwan.  Norfolk, VA, Joint Forces Staff College, 2008.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA487236

Republic of China Yearbook 2009.  Taipei, ROC (Taiwan), Government Information Office, 2009.
Available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/ch08.html
Chapter 8:  National Defense.


Books

Asian Defence Yearbook 2008.  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Percetakan Osacar Sdn Bhd, 2008.  128 p.
Section One discusses Geo-strategic Affairs on the region.
Section Two -- Country and Armed Forces Profiles:  Taiwan, pp 100-101.  Discusses changes in defense resulting from the newly elected government in 2008, the U.S. Arms Freeze, and China-Taiwan Relations. 
Book call no.:  355.03305 A8328 2008

Asian Defence Yearbook 2009.  Kuala Lumpur, Syed Hussain Publications, 2009.  120 p.
Section Two -- Country and Armed Forces Profiles:  Taiwan, pp 93-95.  Offers information on Taiwan's modernization program, a review of the Ministry of Defence's "2008 National Defense Report", and new contracts.
Book call no.:  355.03305 A8328 2009

Assessing the Threat:  The Chinese Military and Taiwan's Security, edited by Michael D. Swaine and others.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment, 2007.  413 p.
Book call no.:  355.033051249 A846

Chase, Michael.  Taiwan's Security Policy:  External Threats and Domestic Politics.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.  281 p.
Book call no.:  355.033551249 C487t

East Asian Strategic Review 2009.  Tokyo, National Institute for Defense Studies, 2009.  282 p.
Taiwanese Defense Policy Shifting Toward "Defense", pp 147-150.  Discusses the defense strategies of the new government of President Ma Ying-jeou.
Book call no.:  355.033551249 C487t

International Military Markets:  Asia, Australia, and Pacific Rim.  Newtown, CT, Forecast International, 2009.  1 vol.
Provides a thirty-nine page report on Taiwan dated August 2009 with government type and expenditures, an analysis of the military posture, and a section on military organization and equipment.
Book call no.:  R 338.476234 F714

Lewis, John Wilson.  Imagined Enemies:  China Prepares for Uncertain War.  Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2006.  362 p.
Examines Chinese military culture and history and culminates with Beijing's current preoccupation with Taiwanese separatism and preparations for war to thwart it.
Book call no.:  355.033551 L674i

Quadrennial Defense Review 2009:  Republic of China.  Taipei, Taiwan, Ministry of National Defense, ROC, 2009.  155 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.mnd.gov.tw/QDR/
Book call no.:  355.033551 R426q


Document

Kan, Shirley.  Taiwan:  Major U.S. Arms Sales since 1990.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2009.  66 p.
Discusses U.S. security assistance to Taiwan, or Republic of China (ROC), including policy issues for Congress and legislation.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA512006


Periodicals

Abas, M.  Taiwan Military Modernization Inching Forward.  Asian Defence Journal, pp 7-9, July-August 2009.

Axe, David.  The Handover:  Kidd-Class Destroyer Transfer to Taiwan Marks Turning Point for U.S. Navy's Weapons Sale Process.  Sea Power 49:32-33 February 2006.
The article reports on the delivery of Kidd-class destroyers by the U.S. Navy to the Taiwanese Navy.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=20397157&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chase, Michael S.  Defense Reform in Taiwan.  Asian Survey 45:362-382 May-June 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17733608&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chase, Michael S.  Taiwan's Arms Procurement Debate and the Demise of the Special Budget Proposal:  Domestic Politics in Command.  Asian Survey 48:703-724 July-August 2008.
Discusses delays in a planned purchase of armaments from the U.S. by the Taiwanese Government.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1553629561&sid=2&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Griffin, Christopher.  Boom and Bust:  The Strengths and Weaknesses of Taiwan's Defense Strategy Emerge.  Armed Forces Journal 145:30-35+ January 2008.
Also available online at: http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Grubb, Michael C.  Merchant Shipping in a Chinese Blockade of Taiwan.  Naval War College Review 60:81-102 Winter 2007.
Reports on the enforcement of a naval blockade of Taiwan during a Taiwan Strait crisis.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24954598&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Jamaluddin, J. M.  Taiwan Developing a Sophisticated Defence and Aerospace Industry.  Asian Defence Journal, pp 14-17, July-August 2007.

Lee Tien-Yu, Minister of National Defence, Taiwan:  Interview.  Asian Defence Journal, pp 24-26, September 2007.

McGerty, Fenella.  Spending Gulf to Widen Across Taiwan Strait.  Jane's Defence Weekly 46:25 February 18, 2009.

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan to Build Own Diesel Subs.  Defense News 24:1+ April 13, 2009.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Picks Apache over Cobra.  Defense News 22:48 July 16, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Pushes for U.S. to Sell It More F-16s.  Defense News 22:51 July 16, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  U.S. Prepares Taiwan Deal Despite China Opposition.  Defense News 25:11+ February 1, 2010.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Murray, William S.  Revisiting Taiwan's Defense Strategy.  Naval War College Review 61:13-38 Summer 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33321989&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Taiwan.  Military Technology 33, no.1:389-391 2009.
This is the World Defense Almanac 2009 issue.

Zulkarnaen, Isaak.  Arms Procurement to Partially Boost Taiwan Armed Forces Capability.  Asian Defence Journal, pp 32-34, September 2007.
 


Economics


Internet Resources

Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C.:  Statistics of Economic.
Official ROC website offers information on Economic Statistics and The Economy at a Glance.
Available online at:  http://www.moea.gov.tw/

Republic of China Yearbook 2009.  Taipei, ROC (Taiwan), Government Information Office, 2009.
Available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/ch09.html
Chapter 9:  Economy.


Books

Copper John Franklin.  Taiwan:  Nation-State or Province?  Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2009.  275 p.
Chapter 5 titled  "Economy" discusses the economy since 1950, growth strategies, key industries, the labor force, the model of economic development, and the economy under the new Chen Shui-bian administration.
Book call no.:  951.249 C785t 2009

The Far East and Australasia.  40th edition.  London, Routledge, 2009.  1513 p.
China (Taiwan):  Economy, by Robert F. Ash and others, pp 347-366.
Book call no.:  R 950.058 F219 40th ed. 2009

Global Taiwan:  Building Competitive Strengths in a New International Economy, edited by Suzanne Berger and Richard K. Lester.  Armonk, NY, M. E. Sharpe, 2005.  344 p.
Book call no.:  337.51249 G562

Tanner, Murray S.  Chinese Economic Coercion Against Taiwan:  A Tricky Weapon to Use.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2007.  174 p.
Analyzes the political impact of the rapidly growing economic relationship between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan and evaluates the prospects of Beijing to exploit the relationship to employ economic coercion against Taiwan.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2007/RAND_MG507.pdf
Book call no.:  337.51051249 T167c


Periodicals

Adams, Jonathan.  Will 'Red Money' Tame Taiwan?  Far Eastern Economic Review 172:37-40 June 2009.
"For the first time, Taiwan is opening its doors to Chinese money -- both portfolio investment by Chinese institutional investors, and equity investment by Chinese firms....  The export-dependent island has been hard-hit by the downturn, and the government sees China as a big part of the cure" -- Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1752526721&sid=3&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Chung, Ling-wei and McDowall, Sarah.  Crossing the Divide:  Sino-Taiwanese Economic Cooperation.  Jane's Intelligence Review 22:54-55 January 2010.
An agreement scheduled to be signed between China and Taiwan in 2010 will improve trade and short-term relations.  However there are concerns that it might also threaten Taiwan's political sovereignty.

Dent, Christopher M.  Taiwan and the New Regional Political Economy of East Asia.  China Quarterly No.182:385-406 June 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=879917641&sid=7&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Fuller, Douglas B.  The Cross-Strait Economic Relationship's Impact on Development in Taiwan and China:  Adversaries and Partners.  Asian Survey 48:239-264 March-April 2008.
Evaluates the impact of ongoing cross-strait economic integration on the development of China and Taiwan.  The overall impact has been positive for both economies.  Taiwan's industrial employment remains robust even as it transforms into a knowledge-based economy.  Taiwanese investment has spurred China's technological development.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1488259971&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gilley, Bruce.  Not So Dire Straits.  Foreign Affairs 89:44-60 January-February 2010.
Since 2005, Taiwan and China have been moving into a closer economic and political embrace.  This process accelerated with the election of Ma Ying-jeou as Taiwan's president in 2008.  Both previously saw the relationship as a military dispute.  However, today both China's and Taiwan's views of economic issues, "have placed global integration and competitiveness ahead of nationalist protectionism".
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1933411671&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Kastner, Scott L.  The Economics of Cross-Strait Relations:  A Reply to Ming Wan.  Journal of East Asian Studies 6:350-351 September-December 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23041397&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ku, Chen-Yen.  The Strategy of Political Action in Union Revitalization:  Lessons from the Telecommunications Industry in Australia and Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 43:131-164 September 2007.

Lee, Chyungly.  Cross-Strait Economic Ties and Taiwan's Economic Security:  An Analytical Framework from a Nontraditional Security Perspective.  Issues & Studies 43:189-216 March 2007.
Suggests an analytical framework for exploring the effects of the externalities of cross-Strait market forces on Taiwan's security from a nontraditional security perspective instead of discussing the political and military consequences.

Tan, Alexander C.  The Politics of Financial Reform in Taiwan:  Actors, Institutions, and the Changing State.  Asian Affairs 36, No. 4:201-212 2009.

Wang, Hong-Zen.  China's Skilled Labor on the Move:  How Taiwan Businesses Mobilize Ethnic Resources in Asia.  Asian Survey 48:265-281 March-April 2008.
This paper discusses how Taiwanese overseas investment creates an ethnic Chinese skilled labor market in Asia.  Low costs, no language barrier, and the cultural "lived Taiwan experience" are the benefits.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1488259981&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wu, Joshua Su-Ya.  Economics, Lobbying, and U.S. Congressional Support for Taiwan:  Buying American Support, 2002-2006.  Asian Survey 49:380-402 March-April 2009.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1817913691&sid=6&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wu, Linjun.  Taiwan and the ASEAN Economic Community:  A Context for Economic Statecraft in an Asian Regional Free Trade Area.  Issues & Studies 44:99-128 December 2008.
 


Foreign Relations, General / Regional


Internet Resources

Republic of China Yearbook 2009.  Taipei, ROC (Taiwan), Government Information Office, 2009.
Available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/contents.html
Chapter 6:  Foreign Relations.
Chapter 7:  Cross-Strait Relations.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China.
Available online at:  http://www.mofa.gov.tw/webapp/mp?mp=6
Official website offers a section on "Policies and Issues" with various online reports, access to foreign embassies, and news.


Books

Jane's Sentinel Country Risk Assessments:  China and Northeast Asia.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2009.  679 p.
Taiwan:  External Affairs, pp 640-651.  This section offers a foreign policy overview, discussion of relations with various countries, and a list of historical foreign relations events for Taiwan from 1683-2008.
Book call no.:  R 951.059 J33 iss. 25 2009

Power and Security in Northeast Asia:  Shifting Strategies, edited by Byung-Kook Kim and Anthony Jones.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2007.  319 p.
Chapter 8 - Taiwan's Politics of Identity:  Navigating in Between China and the US.
Book call no.:  327.5 P887


Periodicals

Asia: Not Even Asking:  Taiwan and the United Nations.  Economist 392:52 September 26, 2009.
"For the first time since 1993, Taiwan is not to ask its little band of 23 diplomatic partners to propose it for UN membership.  This is not because Taiwan has suddenly given up....".  Taiwan's new approach is to ask
to join two specific UN agencies as an observer resembling its position with the World Health Organization.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1866100591&sid=11&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Atkinson, Joel.  Vanuatu in Australia-China-Taiwan Relations.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 61:351-366 September 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26369902&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bridges, Brian and Chan, Che-Po.  Looking North:  Taiwan's Relations with Japan under Chen Shui-Bian.  Pacific Affairs 81:577-596 Winter 2008-2009.
Discusses relations between Taiwan and Japan under Chen Shui-Bian and how it is constrained by the complex relationships with China and the United States.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36292227&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chai, Winberg.  Missile Envy:  New Tensions in China-U.S.-Taiwan Relations.  Asian Affairs 34:37-45 Spring 2007.
This article examines the long-term implications of the January 2007 launching of China's first successful anti-satellite missile into space on China-U.S.-Taiwan relations.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1312718231&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hsiung, James C.  The ROC's (Taiwan's) Quest for Wider International Participation.  American Foreign Policy Interests 28:255-268 June 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21894396&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hu, Shaohua.  Assessing Russia's Role in Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations.  Issues & Studies 43:39-76 December 2007.
This article examines Russia's role in cross-Taiwan Strait relations by reviewing Russia's Taiwan policy in different eras, discussing the importance of Russia to cross-Strait relations, and presenting three options Russia might face in a cross-Strait relations.

Istenic, Sasa.  The EU's Endeavors to Achieve a Discernible Political and Security Role in Asia in the Framework of ASEM:  The Taiwan Issue.  Issues & Studies 43:53-96 September 2007.

Istenic, Sasa.  Slovenia on the Global Stage:  A Role in the Taiwan Strait Conflict?`  Issues & Studies 44:129-166 December 2008.
Especially note the section on "Relations Between Slovenia and Taiwan, pp 143-157.

Jacobs, Bruce J.  Taiwan and South Korea:  Comparing East Asia's Two "Third-Wave" Democracies.  Issues & Studies 43:227-260 December 2007.

Jing, Sun.  Japan-Taiwan Relations:  Unofficial in Name Only.  Asian Survey 47:790-810 September-October 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1386985921&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Schucher, Gunter.  Old Hat, New Rhetoric:  The EU's Policy Toward Taiwan after the Fifth Enlargement.  Issues & Studies 43:1-51 September 2007.

Tow, William T. and Yen, Chen-Shen.  Australia-Taiwan Relations:  The Evolving Geopolitical Setting.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 61:330-350 September 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26369903&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

 


Foreign Relations -- China


Books

Assessing the Threat:  The Chinese Military and Taiwan's Security, edited by Michael D. Swaine and others.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment, 2007.  413 p.
Book call no.:  355.033051249 A846

Beyond the Strait:  PLA Missions Other Than Taiwan, edited by Roy Kamphausen and others.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, 2009.  398 p.
Book call no.:  355.033051 B573

Bush, Richard C.  Untying the Knot:  Making Peace in the Taiwan Strait.  Washington, Brookings Institution Press, 2005.  416 p.
"A comprehensive analysis of the paradoxical relationship between Taiwan and China, characterized by social and economic interaction and political and military tensions, and the diplomatic diffidence of the United States in the face of its high strategic stakes"--Provided by publisher
Book call no.:  327.51249051 B978u

Carlson, Allen.  Unifying China, Integrating with the World:  Securing Chinese Sovereignty in the Reform Era.  Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2005.  303 p.
Chapter 4 - China's Approach to Jurisdictional Sovereignty:  Ensuring that Taiwan and Tibet Are a Part of China.
Book call no.:  320.150951 C284u

Glaser, Bonnie S.  Promoting Confidence Building Across the Taiwan Strait.  Washington, CSIS Press, 2008.  28 p.
Book call no.:  327.51249 G548p

Hua, Shiping.  Reflections on the Triangular Relations of Beijing-Taipei-Washington since 1995:  Status Quo at the Taiwan Straits?  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  303 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051 R3321

Lewis, John Wilson.  Imagined Enemies:  China Prepares for Uncertain War.  Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2006.  362 p.
Examines Chinese military culture and history and culminates with Beijing's current preoccupation with Taiwanese separatism and preparations for war to thwart it.
Book call no.:  355.033551 L674i

Myers, Ramon Hawley.  The Struggle Across the Taiwan Strait:  The Divided China Problem.  Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution Press, 2006.  168 p.
Book call no.:  327.5105124 M996s

A Question of Balance:  Political Context and Military Aspects of the China-Taiwan Dispute.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2009.  157 p.
Chapter two discusses changing Cross-Strait political dynamics.  Chapters three through six discuss China's short-range ballistic missile force, assessment for an air war and invasion of Taiwan, and the implications and considerations involved.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA504046
Book call no.:  355.033051249 Q5

Ross, Robert S.  Chinese Security Policy:  Structure, Power and Politics.  New York, Routledge, 2009.  331 p.
Two of the chapters deal with the relations between China, Taiwan, and the United States:  "The 1995-96 Taiwan Strait Confrontation:  Coercion, Credibility, and Use of Force" and "Navigating the Taiwan Strait:  Deterrence, Escalation Dominance, and the U.S. China Relations".
Book call no.:  355.033551 R825c

Sutter, Robert G.  China's Rise in Asia:  Promises and Perils.  Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.  297 p.
Chapter 8 relates to Taiwan pp 209-231.
Book call no.:  327.51009051 S967c

Sutter, Robert G.  Chinese Foreign Relations:  Power and Policy since the Cold War.  Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.  439 p.
Chapter 7:  Relations with Taiwan.
Book call no.:  327.51 S967cb

Tanner, Murray S.  Chinese Economic Coercion Against Taiwan:  A Tricky Weapon to Use.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2007.  174 p.
Analyzes the political impact of the rapidly growing economic relationship between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan and evaluates the prospects of Beijing to exploit the relationship to employ economic coercion against Taiwan.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2007/RAND_MG507.pdf
Book call no.:  337.51051249 T167c

Tucker, Nancy Bernkopf.  Strait Talk:  United States-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis with China.  Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2009.  390 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051249 T893s

Wachman, Alan M.  Why Taiwan?  Geostrategic Rationales for China's Territorial Integrity.  Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2007.  253 p.
This book offers a simple but compelling answer to the apparently difficult question:  Why is the PRC so determined to assert its sovereignty over Taiwan?
Book call no.:  327.51051249 W113w


Documents (Student Research)

Eidal, E. A.  The Past, Present, and Future:  An Analysis of the Across Strait Relationship and Its Implications to the United States.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2009.  40 p.
Provides insight into China and Taiwan's policies and examines what this means to the U.S.  Includes sections on:  The Evolution of the Taiwan Issue, Previous China-Taiwan Events, China's Current Position, China's Taiwan Strategy, and China's Alternatives.  Also argues that the recent political changes in Taiwan indicate that both sides now favor a peaceful relationship.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=downloadpaper&objectid=96f33399-2f56-419d-a073-835d27c66d9a&rs=PublishedSearch
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117 E341p

Li, Yang-Tien.  China's Regional and Global Grand Strategy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 2009.  24 p.
It reviews PRC"s strategy of reuniting with Taiwan, including the diplomatic, economic, and military development strategy.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA501220
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 L693c

Prescott, Stacey A.  Closing the Gap:  The Effect of China's Rise on Taiwan's Independence Policy.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2008.  81 p.
Examines the shifts in Taiwan’s independence policy since 1991 to determine whether Taipei has been more restrained at times of military vulnerability.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA483500
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 P933c

Yang, Chia-Chih.  Impact of Sino-Russia Military Sales on Taiwan Strait Region.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 2008.  26 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 Y22i


Periodicals

Cabestan, Jean-Pierre.  Taiwan:  An Internal Affair!  How China's Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy Interact on the Taiwan Issue?  East Asia:  An international Quarterly 26:1-20 March 2009.
"China’s Taiwan policy is not only determined by domestic considerations but also by two other outside factors:  the United States policy and the current developments in Taiwan.  Yet, there is probably no Chinese foreign policy issue which is more closely linked to (China's) domestic politics" -- Article.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36966574&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chai, Winberg.  Taiwan's 2008 Elections and Their Impact on U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations.  Asian Affairs 35:83-94 Summer 2008.
"Author analyzes the KMT's return to power after eight years of DPP rule, its significance, and its potential to create new stability in East Asia and better cooperation between the United States and Taiwan.  The author also examines the reasons for the DPP's resounding defeat, ..... The author concludes with a prediction of what the KMT's return will mean for U.S.-China-Taiwanese relations"-- Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33648943&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chan, Steve.  The Politics of Economic Exchange:  Carrots and Sticks in Taiwan-China-U.S. Relations.  Issues & Studies 42:1-22 June 2006.

Chung, Ling-wei and McDowall, Sarah.  Crossing the Divide:  Sino-Taiwanese Economic Cooperation.  Jane's Intelligence Review 22:54-55 January 2010.
An agreement scheduled to be signed between China and Taiwan in 2010 will improve trade and short-term relations.  However there are concerns that it might also threaten Taiwan's political sovereignty.

Copley, Gregory R.  The New Asian Strategic Balance.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 35, No.1:4-8 2007.
Reviews the region's strategic balance since North Korea's nuclear weapons demonstration.  Includes a section discussing China's relationship with Taiwan.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1220062701&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Ding, Yijang.  Beijing's New Approach and the Re-approchement in the Taiwan Strait.  Asian Affairs 36, No. 4:179-200 2009.

Dreyer, June Teufel.  Understanding the Status Quo:  Perception and Reality on China-Taiwan Relations.  RUSI Journal 152:48-52 February 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1235633631&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Fisher, Richard D.  Strait Shooter:  PLA (People's Liberation Army) Expands and Upgrades Missile Arsenal.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:52-55 November 2008.

Fuller, Douglas B.  The Cross-Strait Economic Relationship's Impact on Development in Taiwan and China:  Adversaries and Partners.  Asian Survey 48:239-264 March-April 2008.
This paper evaluates the impact of ongoing cross-strait economic integration on the development of China and Taiwan.  The overall impact has been positive for both economies. Taiwan's industrial employment remains robust even as it transforms into a knowledge-based economy.  Taiwanese investment has spurred China's technological development.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1488259971&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gilley, Bruce.  Not So Dire Straits.  Foreign Affairs 89:44-60 January-February 2010.
Since 2005, Taiwan and China have been moving into a closer economic and political embrace.  This process accelerated with the election of Ma Ying-jeou as Taiwan's president in 2008.  Both previously saw the relationship as a military dispute.  However, today both China's and Taiwan's views of economic issues, "have placed global integration and competitiveness ahead of nationalist protectionism".
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1933411671&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hastings, Justin V.  Illicit Flows in the Hong Kong-China-Taiwan Triangle.  Issues & Studies 45:185-220 June 2009.
Argues that the geographic characteristics of the triangle encourage illicit flows of people and goods, and exacerbate the security problems of the entities within the triangle, particularly Taiwan.

He, Kai and Feng, Huiyun.  Leadership, Regime Security, and China's Policy Toward Taiwan:  Prospect Theory and Taiwan Crises.  The Pacific Review 22:501-522 September 2009.

Hickey, Dennis V.  Beijing's Evolving Policy Toward Taipei:  Engagement or Entrapment.  Issues and Studies 45:31-70 March 2009.
Examines the changing nature of China's policy toward Taiwan.

Hill, John.  Taiwan Stresses China's Growing Offensive Options.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:54-55 November 2006.

Holmes, James R.  A Clausewitzian Appraisal of Cross-Strait Relations.  Issues & Studies 44:29-70 December 2008.

Hsiao, Bi-Khim.  A DPP Perspective on Domestic and Cross-Strait Challenges for Taiwan.  American Foreign Policy Interests 31:41-47 January 2009.
Examines the challenges that Taiwan faces in its relationship with China.  The analysis concentrates on the following policy categories:  trade and economics, security and defense, diplomacy and international relations, and domestic politics.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36636148&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kastner, Scott L. and Rector, Chad.  National Unification and Mistrust:  Bargaining Power and the Prospects for a PRC/Taiwan Agreement.  Security Studies 17:39-71 January-March 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31230234&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Khan, Hamayoun.  Trends in Taiwan's Approach Towards China in the Chen Shui-Bian Era.  Strategic Studies 27:179-193 Winter 2007.

Le Miere, Christian.  Strait Talking (Relations Across the Strait of Taiwan):  Interview with Two Members of the Legislative Yuan's National Defence Committee.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:56-57 May 2008.

Lieberthal, Kenneth.  Preventing a War over Taiwan.  Foreign Affairs 84:53-63 March-April 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=16291585&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lin, Cheng-Yi.  The Rise of China and Taiwan's Response:  The Anti-Secession Law as a Case Study.  Issues & Studies 43:159-188 March 2007.
This article examines the factors that will determine the future direction of cross-Strait relations and also Taiwan's response to China's anti-secession law.

McGerty, Fenella.  Spending Gulf to Widen Across Taiwan Strait.  Jane's Defence Weekly 46:25 February 18, 2009.

Ming, Wan.  Economics Versus Security in Cross-Strait Relations:  A Comment on Kastner.  Journal of East Asian Studies 6:347-349 September-December 2006.
Presents the author's response to comments made on an article about the comparison of economics and security in the cross-strait relations of China and Taiwan.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23041396&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Phipps, Gavin.  Cross-Strait Traffic:  Stronger Sino-Taiwanese Ties Begin to Form.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:54-55 September 2008.

Phipps, Gavin.  Taiwanese Referendum Heightens Fear of Crisis.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:23 February 20, 2008.

Rawnsley, Gary D.  Old Wine in New Bottles:  China Taiwan Computer-Based Information Warfare and Propaganda.  International Affairs 81:1061-1078 October 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=18698780&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Saunders, Phillip C. and Kastner, Scott L.  Bridge over Troubled Water?  Envisioning a China-Taiwan Peace Agreement.  International Security 33:87-114 Spring 2009.
This analysis considers what an agreement might look like, whether and how it might be effective in reducing the possibility of cross-strait military conflict, the relevant barriers to an agreement, and whether an agreement—if reached—would be likely to endure.
Also available online at:  http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/isec.2009.33.4.87

Schriver, Randall and Stokes, Mark.  Taiwan's Liberation of China.  Current History 107:276-281 September 2008.
"Taiwan, despite unfavorable odds, has played a central yet often unacknowledged part in China's liberalization since the leadership in Beijing initiated far-reaching economic reforms almost 30 years ago.  China's reforms, aided by a massive infusion of Taiwanese capital and expertise, have increased Chinese standards of living, literacy levels, and personal freedoms.  And Taiwan's influence, a manifestation of hidden but real "soft power," likely will continue to be felt well into the future"--Article.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1549374341&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Shiquan, Xu.  Cross-Strait Relations in the Next Three Years:  Hurdles to Be Crossed.  American Foreign Policy Interests 31:54-56 January 2009.
Addresses opportunities that will be available to mainland China and Taiwan, as well as the challenges that they will confront during the next three years as they deal with three vital issues of Cross-Strait relations:  economic cooperation, Taiwan's international space, and a peace accord.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36636146&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wang, Jianwei.  From "Highly Dangerous Water" to "Highly Tranquil Water"?:  Cross-Strait Relations after Taiwan's Presidential Election.  American Foreign Policy Interests 31:23-40 January 2009.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36636149&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wuthnow, Joel.  The Integration of Cooptation and Coercion:  China's Taiwan Strategy since 2001.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 23:22-45 Fall 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23815033&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Yong-min, Hsu.  China Tries to Divide Taiwan.  Far Eastern Economic Review 168:58-59 March 2005.
Discusses China's anti-secession law, its impact on Taiwan, and the attempts to legalize non-peaceful means to resolve the Taiwan Strait issue.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=16586343&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Yun-han, Chu and Nathan, Andrew J.  Seizing the Opportunity for Change in the Taiwan Strait.  Washington Quarterly 31:77-91 Winter 2007-2008.
Discusses several issues regarding the cross-strait relationship between Taiwan and China.  It explores the factors that contribute to the increasing tensions across the Taiwan Strait, including the scheduled dual national elections in Taiwan and its decision to join the United Nations which evokes condemnation from Beijing, China and the U.S. for trying to change Taiwan's international status.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=27574950&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Zhao, Quansheng.  Beijing's Dilemma with Taiwan:  War or Peace?  Pacific Review 18:217-242 June 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17783984&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

 


Foreign Relations -- United States


Books

Asia Eyes America:  Regional Perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategy in the Twenty-first Century, edited by Jonathan D. Pollack.  Newport, RI, Naval War College Press, 2007.  254 p.
Especially note Chapter 9:  U.S.-China-Taiwan Entanglement in Cross-Strait Relations:  A Realist Dilemma, by Andrew N.D. Yang, pp 169-183.
Book call no.:  355.0310973095 A832

Bush, Richard C.  A War Like No Other:  The Truth about China's Challenge to America.  Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, 2007.  232 p.
Discusses relations between China and Taiwan and its impact on the United States.
Book call no.:  355.033551 B978w

Dangerous Strait:  The U.S.--Taiwan--China Crisis, edited by Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.  New York, Columbia University Press, 2005.  272 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051 D1821

Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia:  Shifting Paradigms in US, China and Taiwan Relations, edited by Peter C. Y. Chow.  Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2007.  319 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051 E19

Hua, Shiping.  Reflections on the Triangular Relations of Beijing-Taipei-Washington since 1995:  Status Quo at the Taiwan Straits?  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  303 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051 R3321

Ross, Robert S.  Chinese Security Policy:  Structure, Power and Politics.  New York, Routledge, 2009.  331 p.
Two of the chapters deal with China and it's relations with Taiwan and the United States. "The 1995-96 Taiwan Strait Confrontation:  Coercion, Credibility, and Use of Force" and "Navigating the Taiwan Strait:  Deterrence, Escalation Dominance, and the U.S. China Relations".
Book call no.:  355.033551 R825c

Tucker, Nancy Bernkopf.  Strait Talk:  United States-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis with China.  Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2009.  390 p.
Book call no.:  327.73051249 T893s

Tunsjo, Oystein.  US Taiwan Policy:  Constructing the Triangle.  New York, Routledge, 2008.  194 p.
Traces the historical origin of what is known as the 'Taiwan issue" in US-China relations from a constructivist perspective, based on detailed archival research.
Book call no.:  327.73051249 T927u

The United States and the Asia-Pacific Region:  Security Strategy for the Obama Administration.  Washington, Center for a New American Security, 2009.  82 p.
Report offers several chapters that discuss:  the Asia-Pacific security environment, strategic imperatives guiding U.S. strategy, what the U.S. should do, and building mature partnerships.  Taiwan is mentioned throughout the report.
Also available online at:  http://www.cnas.org/files/documents/publications/CampbellPatelFord_US_Asia-Pacific_February2009.pdf
Book call no.:  327.5073 U58

Wang, Gabe T.  China and the Taiwan Issue:  Impending War at Taiwan Strait.  Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 2006.  252 p.
Examines the developments in mainland China, Taiwan, and the U.S. involvement in the region as they relate to the ongoing Taiwan Strait dilemma.
Book call no.:  327.51051249 W246c

Xie, Tao.  U.S.-China Relations:  China Policy on Capital Hill.  New York.  Routledge, 2009.  203 p.
Explores relations between the U.S. and China, focusing in particular on China policy-making in the U.S. Congress with detailed analysis of how Congressional policy making works in practice, and explores the most controversial issues in U.S.-China relations:  Taiwan, Trade and human rights.
Book call no.:  327.73051 X6u


Documents

Dumbaugh, Kerry.  Underlying Strains in Taiwan-U.S. Political Relations.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2007.  33 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL33684.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. 07-RL33684

Dumbaugh, Kerry.  China-U.S. Relations:  Current Issues and Implications for U.S. Policy.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2009.  36 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA503193
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. RL33877

Dumbaugh, Kerry.  Taiwan-U.S. Relations:  Developments and Policy Implications.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2009.  31 p.
Also available online at:  http://opencrs.com/document/R40493
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. R40493

Dumbaugh, Kerry.  Taiwan-U.S. Relations:  Recent Developments and their Policy Implications.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2009.  29 p.
Also available online at:  http://opencrs.com/document/RL34683/
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. RL34683

Kan, Shirley.  Taiwan:  Major U.S. Arms Sales since 1990.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2009.  66 p.
Discusses U.S. security assistance to Taiwan, or Republic of China (ROC), including policy issues for Congress and legislation.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA512006


Documents (Student Research)

Eidal, E. A.  The Past, Present, and Future:  An Analysis of the Across Strait Relationship and Its Implications to the United States.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2009.  40 p.
Provides insight into China and Taiwan's policies and examines what this means to the U.S.  Includes sections on:  The Evolution of the Taiwan Issue, Previous China-Taiwan Events, China's Current Position, China's Taiwan Strategy, and China's Alternatives.  Also argues that the recent political changes in Taiwan indicate that both sides now favor a peaceful relationship.
Also offers sections on:  U.S. Position and Policy, pp 22-27 and Impact on U.S. Policy, pp 33-34.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=downloadpaper&objectid=96f33399-2f56-419d-a073-835d27c66d9a&rs=PublishedSearch
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117 E341p

Maas, Brian D.  Shaping a Secure Future:  An Assessment of U.S. - China Policy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2006.  24 p.
Analyzes the Taiwan issue and the People’s Republic of China’s military modernization initiatives to present alternative U.S. policy options in an attempt to steer the U.S. away from a path of military confrontation with China.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA448574
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 M1111s

Shyu, Shy-Taur.  The Economic and Military Development of China and Its Implications on U.S. National Security.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2008.  35 p.
Discusses the growing political and military influence of China and its implications.
Taiwan and Its Role in U.S. National Security in Relation to China, pp 18-29.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=downloadpaper&objectid=cf00648e-da9e-45e2-b5c0-38c6bcce6b40&rs=PublishedSearch
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 S5626e


Periodicals

Axe, David.  The Handover:  Kidd-Class Destroyer Transfer to Taiwan Marks Turning Point for U.S. Navy's Weapons Sale Process.   Sea Power 49:32-33 February 2006.
The article reports on the delivery of Kidd-class destroyers by the U.S. Navy to the Taiwanese Navy.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=20397157&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chai, Winberg.  Taiwan's 2008 Elections and Their Impact on U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations.  Asian Affairs 35:83-94 Summer 2008.
"Author analyzes the KMT's return to power after eight years of DPP rule, its significance, and its potential to create new stability in East Asia and better cooperation between the United States and Taiwan.  The author also examines the reasons for the DPP's resounding defeat, ..... The author concludes with a prediction of what the KMT's return will mean for U.S.-China-Taiwanese relations"-- Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33648943&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chan, Steve.  The Politics of Economic Exchange:  Carrots and Sticks in Taiwan-China-U.S. Relations.  Issues & Studies 42:1-22 June 2006.

Chen, Yu-Wen.  Taiwanese American Grassroots Lobbies on the Hill:  A Case Study of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs.  Issues & Studies 43:41-77 March 2007.
This paper explores the factors that have influenced the effectiveness of Taiwanese American grassroots lobbies on Capitol Hill though a case study.

Cheng, Marc Chia-Ching.  The U.S. Perception of Taiwan's Sovereignty and the Future of Cross-Strait Relations.  Issues & Studies 44:71-98 September 2008.

Gittings, John.  Half a Superpower.  New Statesman 134:16-18 January 1, 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=15423773&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hebert, Adam J.  The Taiwan Problem, Alive and Kicking.  Air Force Magazine 92:20 January 2009.
Also available online at:  http://www.airforce-magazine.com/MagazineArchive/Documents/2009/January%202009/0109issbf.pdf

Kastner, Scott L. and Grob, Douglas B.  Legislative Foundations of U.S.-Taiwan Relations:  A New Look at the Congressional Taiwan Caucus.  Foreign Policy Analysis 5:57-72 January 2009.

Lieberthal, Kenneth.  Preventing a War over Taiwan.  Foreign Affairs 84:53-63 March-April 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=16291585&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Minnick, Wendell.  China Threatens U.S. Defense Contractors over Taiwan.  Defense News 23:4 May 12, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  KMT (Chinese Nationalist Party) Win Poses U.S. - Taiwan Challenges.  Defense News 23:22 March 31, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Strait Crisis Altered China, Taiwan, U.S. Ties.  Defense News 21:34 May 22, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Cringes at Better U.S. China Ties.  Defense News 24:23 August 3, 2009.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Picks Apache over Cobra.  Defense News 22:48 July 16, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Prepares for Shift in U.S. Relations.  Defense News 23:22 May 12, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Taiwan Pushes for U.S. to Sell It More F-16s.  Defense News 22:51 July 16, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  Talks Reflect Cooling Taiwan-U.S. Relations.  Defense News 21:4 July 3, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  U.S. FCT (Foreign Comparative Testing) Program Proceeds in Taiwan.  Defense News 22:12 January 15, 2007.
Also available online at: http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  U.S. Military Brings Taiwan Relief Despite Sensitivities.  Defense News 24:4 August 24, 2009 .
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  U.S. Warns Taiwan:  Clean Up Defense Procurement.  Defense News 21:1+ September 11, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Minnick, Wendell.  US Rejects Taiwan Request for HARM and JDAM Kits.  Jane's Defence Weekly 43:13 January 18, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=19516793&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Pillsbury, Michael.  China and Taiwan - The American Debate.  The RUSI Journal 154:82-89 April 2009.
"The fundamental issue in the debate for both Chinese and Americans remains the question of Taiwan, especially arms sales and military support for Taiwan"-- Article.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=39253816&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ross, Robert S.  Assessing the China Threat.  National Interest No.81:81-87 Fall 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=18231615&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Saunders, Phillip C.  Long-Term Trends in China-Taiwan Relations:  Implications for U.S. Taiwan Policy.  Asian Survey 45:970-991 November-December 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=988616571&sid=5&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Scalapino, Robert A.  The United States and Asia in 2008:  A Time of Challenge.  Asian Survey 49:5-15 January-February 2009.
Gives a brief discussion on Taiwan and the cross-Strait relations.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1654389051&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Tucker, Nancy Bernkopf.  Taiwan Expendable?  Nixon and Kissinger Go to China.  Journal of American History 92:109-135 June 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=19324141&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wang, Jianwei.  From "Highly Dangerous Water" to "Highly Tranquil Water"?:  Cross-Strait Relations after Taiwan's Presidential Election.  American Foreign Policy Interests 31:23-40 January 2009.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36636149&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wu, Der-yuan.  Maintaining Status Quo Across the Taiwan Strait:  A Constructivist/Institutionalist Perspective.  Issues & Studies 44:33-70 March 2008.
This Paper examines the role the United States has played in the maintenance of the status quo across the Taiwan Strait from a constructivist/institutionalist perspective.

Zagoria, Donald S.  Cross-Strait Relations:  Policy Recommendations for the Next President.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:297-303 September-October 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34870735&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Zagoria, Donald S.  Prospects for Stabilizing U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:304-309 September-October 2008.
Discusses the relationship between China and Taiwan and explores the role of the U.S. in this foreign policy discussion.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34870734&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

 


Politics and Government


Internet Resource

Republic of China Yearbook 2009.  Taipei, ROC (Taiwan), Government Information Office, 2009.
Available online at:  http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/contents.html
Chapter 4:  Government.
Chapter 5:  Democracy and Elections.


Books

Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia:  Shifting Paradigms in US, China and Taiwan Relations, edited by Peter C. Y. Chow.  Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2007.  319 p.
Part II offers several chapters discussing Taiwanese politics and external relations including Chapter 3 -- Taiwan's Party System, Coalition Politics and Cross-Strait Relations on pages 56-82.
Book call no.:  327.73051 E19

Political Change in China:  Comparisons with Taiwan.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.  307 p.
Book call no.:  320.95105 P7691


Periodicals

Batto, Nathan F.  Change and Continuity in the Personal Vote after Electoral Reform in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 45:99-124 June 2009.

Chai, Winberg.  Taiwan's 2008 Elections and Their Impact on U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations.  Asian Affairs 35:83-94 Summer 2008.
The article examines the reasons for the DPP's resounding defeat, including its traditional oppositional role in Taiwanese politics and its failure to deliver on its promises to reduce corruption and maintain economic well-being.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33648943&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chan, Steve.  Taiwan in 2005:  Strategic Interaction in Two-Level Games.  Asian Survey 46:63-68 January-February 2006.
With the intensification of political competition at home and multifaceted interactions abroad, Taiwan's internal politics and its external relations have become more nuanced and complicated.  Analysis that assumes a unitary government and that privileges official or military affairs would fail to capture important aspects of the changing reality.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1000781441&sid=5&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Chang, Alex Chuan-Hsien and Chang, Yu-Tzung.  Rational Choices and Irrational Results:  The DPP's Institutional Choice in Taiwan's Electoral Reform.  Issues & Studies 45:23-60 June 2009.

Chase, Michael S.  Taiwan's Arms Procurement Debate and the Demise of the Special Budget Poposal:  Domestic Politics in Command.  Asian Survey 48:703-724 July-August 2008.
Discusses delays in a planned purchase of armaments from the U.S. by the Taiwanese Government.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1553629561&sid=2&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Chen, Mumin.  From Five No's to Referendum:  The Making of National Security Policy in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 43:199-237 September 2007.
This paper analyzes the development of Taiwan's security policy in exploring the decision-making of Democratic Progressive Party.

Cho-shui, Lin.  Taiwan Has Already "Declared" Its Independence.  Global Asia 3:50-54 Spring 2008.

Chu, Yun-Han.  Taiwan in 2007:  The Waiting Game.  Asian Survey 48:124-132 January-February 2008.
"Taiwan’s politics in 2007 witnessed the unfolding of two different political sagas—the endgame of an outgoing president and a waiting game by way of a protracted campaign season."  Discusses the actions of outgoing President Chen Shui-Bian who continued to push his Taiwanese independence agenda, the campaign and prospects for the new President, and the new electoral system.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1434435591&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Copper, John F.  Taiwan's Failed President.  Asian Affairs 34:179-192 Winter 2008.
This article assesses the presidency of Taiwan's Chen Shui-Bian from 2000, when he was elected the first non-Nationalist Party president to the present.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1478055191&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Fahey, Michael.  Taiwanese Politics Gets Interesting Again.  Current History 106:275-280 September 2007.
Provides a review of Taiwanese internal politics from 2000 through 2007.  Also discusses the issue of Taiwanese identity based on polls.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1333786911&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Fell, Dafydd.  Inter-Party Competition in Taiwan:  Two Decades of Change and Continuity.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 23:3-6 Spring 2006.
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Hsu Yung-Ming analyzing the contradictory trends in Taiwan's party system and another by Lin Chiung-chu which reveals changes in the electorate's perceptions of political parties since the early 1990s.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21808465&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Fell, Dafydd.  The Rise and Decline of the New Party:  Ideology, Resources and the Political Opportunity Structure.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 23:47-67 Spring 2006.
This paper analyses the growth and decline of Taiwan's first significant third party, the New Party (NP).
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21808462&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Gold, Thomas B.  Taiwan in 2008:  My Kingdom for a Horse.  Asian Survey 49:88-97 January-February 2009.
During 2008, the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) won overwhelming victories in the Legislative Yuan and presidential election, former President Chen Shui-bian was indicted on corruption charges and jailed pending trial, and new President Ma Yingjeou took action to improve relations across the Taiwan Strait.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1654389031&sid=3&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gupta, Sonika.  Domestic Politics in Taiwan and Its Impact on Cross-Strait Relations.  Strategic Analysis 30:205-223 January-March 2006.

Ho, Ming-Sho.  The Contentious Democratization of the Environment:  Militarism, Conservation and Livelihood in a Taiwanese Village.  Journal of Political and Military Sociology 36:269-291 Winter 2008.

Holmes, James R.  A Clausewitzian Appraisal of Cross-Strait Relations.  Issues & Studies 44:29-70 December 2008.

Hsieh, John Fuh-Sheng.  Institutional Design for a Mildly Divided Society:  The Case of Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 42:81-102 March 2006.

Hsieh, John Fuh-Sheng.  The Origins and Consequences of Electoral Reform in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 45:1-22 June 2009.

Hsu, Yung-Ming.  Splitting and Making Parties:  Analysis of Party Reconfiguration in Taiwan.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 23:7-26 Spring 2006.
This paper analyzes the underlying logic that drives the reconfiguration of the Taiwanese party system.  A political-institution perspective is employed to show how social cleavages, mixed electoral incentives, and government formation work in dictating the transformation of the party system.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21808464&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hsueh, Chao-yung.  Power and Corruption in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 43:1-40 March 2007.

I-cheng, Loh.  It's Not Time to Declare Independence.  Global Asia 3:55-57 Spring 2008.

Jacobs, Bruce J.  Taiwan and South Korea:  Comparing East Asia's Two "Third-Wave" Democracies.  Issues & Studies 43:227-260 December 2007.

Jou, Willy.  Electoral Reform and Party System Development in Japan and Taiwan:  A Comparative Study.  Asian Survey 49:759-785 September-October 2009.
This article examines changes in patterns of party competition in Japan and Taiwan following the introduction of mixed parallel electoral systems.  National and district level election results demonstrate the consolidation of a two-party system in both countries.  Differences in the speed and extent of this development are analyzed.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1887942601&sid=2&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Ku, Kun-hui.  Ethnographic Studies of Voting among the Austronesian Paiwan -- The Role of Paiwan Chiefs in Contemporary State System of Taiwan.  Pacific Affairs 81:383-406 Fall 2008.
This paper analyzes the encounter of the indigenous peoples of Paiwan with the state introduced electoral mechanism within a democratic representation and multi-party system in Taiwan, and examines the position of Paiwan chiefly tradition within the state polity.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35137708&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kuan, Eugene Hung-Chang.  Domestic Politics of Foreign Policy:  Explaining the Formulation of Taiwan's "Participate in the U.N." Policy.  Issues & Studies 42:137-162 March 2006.

Larus, Elizabeth F.  Partisan Intervention and Taiwan's China Policy.  Pacific Focus 22:137-163 Spring 2007.

Larus, Elizabeth Freund.  Taiwan's Quest for International Recognition.  Issues & Studies 42:23-52 June 2006.

Lay, Jinn-Guey and others.  The Transition of Taiwan's Political Geography.  Asian Survey 48:773-793 September-October 2008.
This article reveals that the pan-blue camp has traditionally enjoyed a stable regional stronghold in eastern and certain parts of northern Taiwan.  The pan-green camp was scattered but grew to form a considerable southern bloc from 1998 to 2000.  Ethnic distribution can partially explain this geographical variation.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1597668671&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lee, Wei-chin.  The Greening of the Brass:  Taiwan's Civil-Military Engagement During Anti-Communist Insurgency Operations in the Philippines.  Asian Security 3:204-227 September-December 2007.

Li, Chien-Pin.  Taiwan's Participation in Inter-Governmental Organizations:  An Overview of Its Initiatives.  Asian Survey 46:597-614 July-August 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1131880971&sid=4&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Liao, Ta-Chi.  How Does a Rubber Stamp Become a Roaring Lion?  The Transformation of the Role of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan During the Process of Democratization (1950-2000).  Issues & Studies 41:31-79 September 2005.

Lin, Chiung-chu.  The Evolution of Party Images and Party System in Taiwan, 1992-2004.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 23:27-46 Spring 2006.
This article examines the evolution of party images in Taiwan between 1992 and 2004.  It shows that party images are not immutable, as while the DPP gained more positive images, the other parties gained more negative images during the research period.  The results show that the Taiwanese parties have quite distinct party images.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21808466&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lin, Chiung-chu.  The Role of Issue in Taiwan's Politics, 1996-2004.  Issues & Studies 44:71-104 March 2008.
This article investigates the role played by issues in Taiwan's politics during the period 1996-2004.

Lin, Jih-Wen.  The Institutional Context of President Chen Shui-Bian's Cross-Strait Messages.  Issues & Studies 44:1-32 March 2008.
Offers an institutional account of how President Chen Shui-Bain of Taiwan has sent important messages across the Taiwan Strait.

Lin, Tse-Min and Cohen, Akiba A.  The Spatial Organization of Elections and the Cube Law.  Issues & Studies 45:61-98 June 2009.

Liu, John S. and Yang, Chyan.  Corporate Governance Reform in Taiwan:  Could the Independent Director System Be an Effective Remedy?  Asian Survey 48:816-838 September-October 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1597668661&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lo, Sonny Shiu-Hing.  The Politics of Controlling Heidao and Corruption in Taiwan.  Asian Affairs 35:59-82 Summer 2008.
The author examines the relationship between the Taiwanese government and organized crime.
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Lyons, David.  The Two-Headed Dragon:  Environmental Policy and Progress under Rising Democracy in Taiwan.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 26:57-76 March 2009.
This research traces the development and transformation of the environmental movement in Taiwan within this changing political structure and examines how mobilized protest has been increasingly muted as an effective movement strategy, and how environmental justice has been slow to materialize.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36966573&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ma, Tsai-Chuan.  Network Analysis in Policymaking:  The Case of Significant Labor Events in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 44:133-168 March 2008.
This study examines the application of network analysis to the domain of labor policy in Taiwan.

Nianchi, Zhang.  The Current Status, Problems, and Prospects of Cross-Strait Relations after the Turnover of Power from One Taiwanese Party to Another.  American Foreign Policy Interests 31:48-53 January 2009.
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Phipps, Gavin.  House of Bamboo:  Taiwan's Criminal Folk Heroes.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:48-53 July 2008.

Phipps, Gavin.  Taiwanese Referendum Heightens Fear of Crisis.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:23 February 20, 2008.

Qian, Yijiang Karina.  The Institutionalization of Democratic Civil Society in Taiwan:  A Case Study of NGOs Working on the Hsi-Chih Trio Case.  Asian Survey 49:716-739 July-August 2009.
A young democracy, Taiwan lacks agencies of horizontal accountability and aspects of a thick rule of law.  This paper examines how an institutionalized, democratic civil society has held the antiquated judiciary vertically accountable for violations of due process in the famous Hsi-Chih Trio death penalty case.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1856520991&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Rigger, Shelley.  Taiwan's Presidential and Legislative Elections.  Orbis 52:689-700 September 2008.

Schak, David C.  The Development of Civility in Taiwan.  Pacific Affairs 82:447-466 Fall 2009.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=44276253&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Stockton, Hans.  How Rules Matter:  Electoral Reform in Taiwan.  Social Science Quarterly 91:21-41 March 2010.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=47444899&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv (Click on "Linked Full Text").

Strait Race:  China Restrained in Run-Up to Taiwan's Elections.  Jane's Intelligence Review 19:54-55 May 2007.

Sullivan, Jonathan.  Defending Negativity?  Evidence from Presidential Campaigns in Taiwan.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 26:305-320 December 2009.

Tsai, Chia-Hung and others.  Between Independence and Unification:  An Ordered Probit Analysis of Panel Survey Data on Taiwan's Constitutional Future.  Issues & Studies 44:71-98 December 2008.

Wang, T. Y. and others.  Deep-Green Supporters and Political Tolerance in Taiwan:  An Analysis of Kennedy's Hypothesis.  Issues and Studies 45:1-30 March 2009.
"This study examines the political tolerance exhibited by Taiwan's extreme nationalists - dubbed 'deep-Green supporters'.  The findings have important policy implications for the future development of Taiwanese democracy"--Article.

Wu, Chung-Li.  Ethnicity, Empowerment, and Political Trust:  The 2005 Local Elections in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 44:105-132 March 2008.
This study examines Taiwanese-mainlander differences in political trust in county/city government.

Wu, Chung-Li.  A Simple Model for Predicting the Outcome of the 2008 Legislative Yuan Elections in Taiwan.  Issues & Studies 44:1-28 December 2008.

Wu, Der-yuan.  Maintaining Status Quo across the Taiwan Strait:  A Constructivist/Institutionalist Perspective.  Issues & Studies 44:33-70 March 2008.
This Paper examines the role the United States has played in the maintenance of the status quo across the Taiwan Strait from a constructivist/institutionalist perspective.

Wu, Linjun.  Taiwan and the ASEAN Economic Community:  A Context for Economic Statecraft in an Asian Regional Free Trade Area.  Issues & Studies 44:99-128 December 2008.

Wu, Yu-Shan.  Domestic Political Competition and Triangular Interaction among Washington, Beijing, and Taipei:  The U.S. China Policy.  Issues & Studies 42:1-46 March 2006.


Video

Taiwan Dire Strait.  Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2005.  1 videodisc, 25 min "A timely, unprecedented look at Taiwan's struggle for direction, this program focuses on President Chen Shui-Bian and his sometimes subtle, sometimes blatant push for independence." --FFH web page.
951.24905 T1351
 


Reunification


Internet Resources (Student Research)

Curran, Donald J.  Bridging the Strait:  Implications for Japan and the United States Following a Peaceful Reunification of China and Taiwan.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2007.  79 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475790

Mattes, Peter J.  Asian Security Following PRC Unification with Taiwan.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 2008.  33 p.
Address the potential reactions and policies of four countries in the region to a forced unification scenario:  South Korea, Australia, India, and Japan.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA479118


Document (Student Research)

Kessler, Eric von.  Taiwan's Dilemma:  China, the United States, and Reunification.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2008.  103 p.
This hesis focuses on two central questions:  1) How do U.S. arms sales to Taiwan affect Taipei’s perception towards reunification? and 2) Do U.S. arms sales compel China to accelerate its military modernization?
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA480048
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 K424t


Periodicals

Asia:  Reunification by Trade?:  Taiwan and China.  Economist 392:37 August 8, 2009.
Discusses the proposed free trade agreement between China and Taiwan, the reasons, and possible political impact.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1820963001&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Cho-shui, Lin.  Taiwan Has Already "Declared" Its Independence.  Global Asia 3:50-54 Spring 2008.

Kastner, Scott L. and Rector, Chad.  National Unification and Mistrust:  Bargaining Power and the Prospects for a PRC/Taiwan Agreement.  Security Studies 17:39-71 January-March 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31230234&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Li, Jing.  Assessing the Relevance of Confederalism to Cross-Strait Integration and China's Reunification.  East Asia:  An International Quarterly 22:63-80 Fall 2005.
The article argues that although a confederation cannot be regarded as a mutually acceptable model for China's eventual reunification, the application of some of the ideas, principles and values embodied in confederalism may be useful for cross-Strait integration and to peaceful reunification.
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