ISBN-10: 1138486590

ISBN-13: 9781138486591

The years of the Ma Ying-jiu presidency in Taiwan have been debatable from the start. whilst he got here to strength in 2008, Ma used to be thought of the most powerful and hottest KMT presidential candidate given that Lee Teng-hui. even if, his rapprochement in the direction of China met with expanding resistance and by the point he stepped down in 2016, he loved the bottom aid charges of any incumbent president. What occurred in among?

This e-book undertakes a balanced empirical evaluate of the achievements and screw ups of the Ma Ying-jiu period. popular Taiwan students examine the altering political setting that formed the Ma presidency, overlaying vital themes comparable to Taiwan’s evolving nationalism and emerging civil societal activism, cross-strait fiscal integration and migration, and the standards settling on its ‘international space’.

As the 1st complete scholarly paintings at the Ma Ying-jiu presidency, this books is a needs to learn for college students and students of Taiwanese politics and society, cross-strait kinfolk and East Asian politics in general.

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