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Democracy on Trial

Social Movements and Cultural Politics in Post-Authoritarian Taiwan

Democracy on Trial( )
Author: Chuang, Ya-Chung
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Chinese University Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Writing "an ethnography of democracy," Ya-Chung Chuang masterfully describes and analyzes a multifaceted Taiwanese society. Contradicting mainstream research on political cultures, which relies heavily on survey data and statistical analysis, Ya-Chung Chuang produces an anthropologically inspired, contextually rich study using original source materials. He traces a genealogy of pivotal concepts, such as sovereignty, identity, and locality, at the heart of Taiwan's democratic discourse...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds

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