A Blue or Green Future for Cross-Strait Relations?
On January 14, 2012, the Taiwanese people will cast their votes in both legislative and presidential elections, choosing between a continuation of President Ma’s policy of rapprochement towards Beijing or a more “Beijing skeptic” approach as outlined by the opposition
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen. Despite the DPP’s attempt to stir the focus of the election debate away from the cross-Strait relations to social issues and judiciary reform, this debate continues to dominate Taiwanese politics. What are the implications of the current campaign for cross-Strait relations? What are the changes that can be expected after the elections?
Understanding North Korea’s Resilience through Economy, Laws and Governance: a review of introductory sources and essential monographs
This article reviews contributions that may help researchers re-evaluate the question of the North Korea’s remarkable resilience in spite of its undeniable economic failure, a seemingly obscure legal system, and […]
Xi Jinping and Constitutional Revisions in China
Abstract The Party Constitution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the “un-written” State Constitution of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) determine the legal developments that take place […]