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Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Wei-hsin Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores why industrial societies vary in the pace at which they reduce gender inequality and compares changes in women's employment opportunities in Japan and Taiwan over the last ... More


Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Yoonkyung Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The exceptional experiences of South Korea and Taiwan in combining high growth and liberal democracy in a relatively short and similar timetable have brought scholarly attention to their economic and ... More


Japanese Colonial Banking and Monetary Reform: China, Korea, and Taiwan, 1879–1937

Niv Horesh

in Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of Japanese colonial banks before World War II with particular emphasis on their roles as banks of issue in Taiwan, Korea and Northeast China. The chapter ... More


Lighting Out for the Pacific: Mark Twain’s Posthumous Journey Across China

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the socio-historical and political background in China into which Twain was first introduced. Brought to Chinese readers by Liang Qichao during his exile in Japan in late Qing ... More


Epilogue

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the final chapter of Huckleberry Finn, Huck concluded that he “got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can’t stand ... More


The 1952 Treaty of Peace between China and Japan

Hans van de Ven

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

Van de Ven argues that the 1952 Peace Treaty between the Republic of China and Japan was less a peace treaty than one of a series of US-inspired treaties to contain communism in East Asia. It was ... More


Balance-of-Power Expectations Versus Credible Commitment

in Looking for Balance: China, the United States, and Power Balancing in East Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778206
eISBN:
9780804778473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778206.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the effectiveness of economic interdependence serves as a substitute for the traditional military means of demonstrating resolve, commitment, and reassurance. It introduces ... More


Introduction

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the content of this volume which is about the origins, processes, and outcomes of labor politics in Korea and Taiwan. This volume questions why Korean labor unions ... More


Labor Politics: Realities, Theories, and Explanations

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares the structural features of the economies and the organizational profiles of labor unions in Korea and Taiwan. It examines the effects of authoritarian legacies and partisan ... More


Authoritarian Legacies and Democratic Coalitions in Korea and Taiwan

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the historical legacies of authoritarian labor control and the political conditions for labor unions in Korea and Taiwan in the pre-1987 period. It investigates how ... More


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