Title

Peaceful unification vs. divided rule : assessing political relations across the Taiwan Strait

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

New dynamics in cross-Taiwan Strait relations : how far can the rapprochement go?

Publication Date

1-1-2013

First Page

115

Last Page

129

Publisher

Routledge

Abstract

Since May 2008 the Ma Ying-jeou government in Taiwan has successfully reduced tension with Beijing and ushered in a new era of bilateral cooperation in a wide range of areas. Ma has pursued an accommodation strategy, seeking to minimize conflicts with the mainland. This strategy is best represented by Ma's commitment to the one-China principle to assure Beijing that Taiwan has no intention to pursue de jure independence.

Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9780415633420

Recommended Citation

Zhang, B. (2013). Peaceful unification vs. divided rule: Assessing political relations across the Taiwan Strait. In W. Hu (Ed.), New dynamics in cross-Taiwan Strait relations: How far can the rapprochement go? (pp. 115-129). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

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