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Author Rigger, Shelley, 1962-

Title From opposition to power : Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party. / Shelley Rigger
Published Boulder : L. Rienner Publishers, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 232 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Book Title""; ""Contents""; ""List of Tables and Figures""; ""Table 2.1 Factional Composition of DPP Leadership""; ""Table 3.1 Seat Bonuses in Legislative Yuan Elections""; ""Table 8.1 Popular Perceptions of the KMT""; ""Table 8.2 Popular Perceptions of the DPP""; ""Table 8.3 Parties� Most Prominent Qualities""; ""Table 8.4 Which Party Is More Capable of Performing These Policy Tasks?""; ""Table 8.5 The Influence of Demographic Factors on Party Voting in the 1995 Legislative Election""; ""Table 8.6 National Identity and Party Identification in the 1995 Legislative Election""
""Figure 6.1 DPP Decisionmaking on Policy Matters""""Figure 6.2 DPP Decisionmaking on Personnel Matters""; ""Figure 8.1 Party Preferences""; ""most?�Figure 8.2 Party Antipathy""; ""Figure 8.3 Party Image""; ""Figure 8.4 Dangwai/DPP Vote Share, 1980�2000""; ""Figure 9.1 Presidential Candidates� Poll Standings, October 1999�March 2000""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1-Introduction""; ""Taiwan: The Island and Its People""; ""The Long Road to Victory""; ""2-A Brief History of the Democratic Progessive Party""; ""3-Roadblocks on the DPP's Path to Power""; ""The KMT's Ideological Flexibility""
""Informal Process""""Case Studies""; ""Conclusion""; ""7-Platform, Policy, and Strategy""; ""The DPP Platform""; ""New Issues and Policies""; ""Party Strategy""; ""Special Focus: Problems Facing DPP Local Executives""; ""Conclusion""; ""8-How the Public Views the DPP""; ""Party Preference""; ""Part Antipathy""; ""Party Image""; ""Party Positions and Attributes""; ""Who Supports the DPP?""; ""The DPP'S Electoral Performance""; ""Epilogue""; ""9-Breakthrough to Power: The March 18, 2000, Presidential Election""; ""Candidates""; ""Issues""; ""Chen Shui-Bian's Organization""; ""The Campaign""
""Table 8.7 Characteristics of DPP Supporters, 1991�1996""""Table 8.8 DPP Vote Shares by Region and Municipality""; ""Table 9.1 Presidential Election Results by Region and Municipality""; ""Table 9.2 DPP Vote Shares in Executive Elections by Region and Municipality""; ""Figure 3.1 Ideal Versus Poor Performance in SVMM Elections""; ""Figure 3.2 Party Performance in the 1989 Legislative Yuan Election""; ""Figure 3.3 Party Performance in the 1992 Legislative Yuan Election""; ""Figure 3.4 Party Performance in the 1995 Legislative Yuan Election""
""The Absence of Class-Based Politics""""The SVMM Electoral System""; ""Candidate-Oriented Voting""; ""The Leninist Organizational Model""; ""Taiwan's Unique International Status""; ""4-Organization""; ""Central Party Headquarters""; ""Munipal and Local Branch Offices""; ""Reform Proposals""; ""Party Caucuses and the Alliance of DPP Municipal Executives""; ""Party Finance""; ""Conclusion""; ""5-Factionalism""; ""Organization""; ""Functions""; ""Drawbacks of Factionalism""; ""Generational Politics in the DPP""; ""A New Generation of DPP Leaders""; ""6-Decisionmaking""; ""Formal Process""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 227) and index
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Subject Min jin dang (China)
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 158826162X (electronic bk.)
9781588261625 (electronic bk.)
(hc ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party