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Identity in the Shadow of a Giant: How the Rise of China is Changing Taiwan

Scott Gartner, Chin-Hao Huang, Yitan Li, and Patrick James


This book investigates the implications of the global ascent of China on cross-Strait relations and the identity of Taiwan as a democratic state. Examining an array of factors that affect identity formation, the book considers the influence of the rapid military and economic rise of China on Taiwan's identity. The ensuing assessment offers valuable insights into which policies have the best chance of resulting in peaceful relations and prosperity across the Taiwan Strait and builds a new theory of identity at elite and mass levels. It also possesses implications for the US-led world order and ... More

Keywords: China, Taiwan, identity formation, Taiwan Strait

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529209877
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529209877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Gartner, author
Naval Postgraduate School

Chin-Hao Huang, author
Yale-NUS College

Yitan Li, author
Seattle University