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Author Sheng, Lijun.

Title China's dilemma : the Taiwan issue / Sheng Lijun
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  327.0951 Lij/Cdt  Unavailable C19
Description ix, 239 pages : illustrations, 2 maps ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. A Historical Review. The Role of the United States in Taiwan before the 1990s. China's Taiwan Policy before the 1990s. Cross-Strait Relations before 1995 -- Ch. 2. Lee's U.S. Visit and China's Response. Response to the United States. Response to Taiwan -- Ch. 3. US China Policy: Facing A Rising China. The Rise of China and U.S. Concern. China's Vulnerabilities. The China Challenge. The "Hand-Shaped" Asia-Pacific Strategy -- Ch. 4. China's U.S. Policy: To Avoid a Head-On Collision. Taiwan in China's Overall Development Strategy. Chinese Reading of U.S. Motivation. Why China Responded So Strongly. Why China Exercised Such Restraint. Chinese Reconciliation. Fence-Mending. Trends and Impact -- Ch. 5. On a Collision Course. China's Perception of Taiwan. Taiwan's Position on Unification. Jiang's Eight-Point Proposal. Lee's Six-Point Reply. The Last Straw: Lee's U.S. Visit -- Ch. 6. Bark without Bite. The P.L.A. Capability. Taiwan's Vulnerabilities. Military Options. Why Not Attack? -- Ch. 7. Taiwan After the Face-Off. "Go Nuclear"? Calling for International Support. The March Presidential Election. Presidential Inauguration. Military Modernization. Economic Resistance. Pushing "Pragmatic Diplomacy" Further. The Dalai Lama's Visit. National Development Conference and Freezing of the Provincial Government. "Flexible Engagement" -- Ch. 8. China After the Face-Off. Rising Nationalism and Domestic Politics. Counter-Measures. Military Pressure. Political Pressure. Economic Engagement -- Ch. 9. Stalemate and Dilemma. Strategy and Rationale. Working on the United States. Working on Taiwan. Taiwan Pushes Ahead. Koo's China Visit in 1998 -- Ch. 10. The Splash of the "Two States" Theory. Taiwan Makes a Big Splash. Chinese and International Pressure. Taiwan Explains. The Motivation. China's Dilemma. What Will China Do?
Analysis China
Chinese reunification
International relations
Overseas item
United States
Notes Description based on print version record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Electronic version is available via ISEAS
Subject Chinese reunification question, 1949-
China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwain
China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-
China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan.
Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-2002.
Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 2000-
United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1988-
United States -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan.
Author Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
LC no. 00365407
ISBN 1860647316 (hbk.)
1860647324 (paperback)
9812300767 (paperback)
Other Titles Taiwan issue