Political and Economic Change in Taiwan


Program Description:

Taiwan has been transformed from a poor authoritarian state to a thriving economic powerhouse enjoying with a very vigorous democratic system. How did the Taiwanese transform themselves, and what are the prospects for Sino-Taiwanese rapproachment?


Lawrence Reardon

Lawrence Reardon, Ph.D., Columbia U., is an associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include Chinese foreign economic policy, the politics and economy of China, politics of religion in China, and Asian and international politics.

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