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Volume #3, Number #1

Published in December, 1998

This paper tries to uncover the most significant factor determining the outcome of the Taipei Mayoral Election in 1994. The previous research has discovered that the voting decision of the electorate in Taiwan was to a large extent determined by party aff

Fu-ming Yin

To elaborate the dynamics of the general mass attitudes in Taiwan toward the Unification-Independence issue, we explore both aggregate group behavior and individual level heterogeneity by convening consecutive cross-sectional data into a time-dependence s

Yung-ming Hsu, Ming-tong Chen

Three perspectives have been prevalent in explaining the rapid growth of rural industry in China: producer cooperative. local government ownership, and market transition. This article contends that the first two approaches do not hold empirically. Instead

Jieh-min Wu

How is social order possible? We can find that the Bunun of Taketonpu effectively used the principle of mabeedasan (consensus without dissidence) to select their Lisigadan lus-an and Lavian so as to maintain their politico-social order under Japanese colo

Ying–Kuei Huang

The purpose of this article is to address the role and status of policy discourse in policy change. Basically, policy change is assumed to be the interactive effects of three streams of force: deconstruction, construction and strengthened original structu

Shoei-po Lin, Ching-pin Wang