The One China Policy  State  Sovereignty  and Taiwan   s International Legal Status Book
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The One China Policy State Sovereignty and Taiwan s International Legal Status


  • Author : Frank Chiang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081023150

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The One China Policy State Sovereignty and Taiwan s International Legal Status Excerpt :

The One-China Policy: State, Sovereignty, and Taiwan’s International Legal Status examines the issue from the perspective of international law, also suggesting a peaceful solution. The book presents two related parts, with the first detailing the concept of the State, the theory of sovereignty, and their relations with international law. The second part of the work analyzes the political status of the Republic of China in Taiwan and the legal status of the island of Taiwan in international law. Written by a leading international expert in international law, this book provides approaches and answers to the question of Taiwan and the One-China policy. Responds to a key international issue of our time Takes a legal perspective on Taiwan and the One-China policy Considers the definition of a nation State from first principles, also offering new definitions Applies international law on territory to draw conclusions on Taiwan and its relation to the People’s Republic of China Systematically critiques the role of the UN and other global actors in relation to Taiwan

China Taiwan Book

China Taiwan


  • Author : Shirley A. Kan
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 81
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437988086

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China Taiwan Excerpt :

Despite apparently consistent statements in 4 decades, the U.S. ¿one China¿ policy concerning Taiwan remains somewhat ambiguous and subject to different interpretations. Apart from questions about what the ¿one China¿ policy entails, issues have arisen about whether U.S. Presidents have stated clear positions and have changed or should change policy, affecting U.S. interests in security and democracy. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. Policy on ¿One China¿: Has U.S. Policy Changed?; Overview of Policy Issues; (2) Highlights of Key Statements by Washington, Beijing, and Taipei: Statements During the Admin. of Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama. A print on demand report.

The U S  Taiwan China Relationship in International Law and Policy Book

The U S Taiwan China Relationship in International Law and Policy


  • Author : Lung-chu Chen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190601126

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The U S Taiwan China Relationship in International Law and Policy Excerpt :

This volume describes the central issues animating the dynamic U.S.-Taiwan-China relationship and the salient international and domestic legal issues shaping U.S. policy in the Asia Pacific region. Lung-Chu Chen gives particular attention Taiwan's status under international law and the role of the U.S. Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) in the formulation and execution of U.S. policy toward Taiwan.

Asian Yearbook of International Law  Volume 23  2017  Book

Asian Yearbook of International Law Volume 23 2017


  • Author : Seokwoo Lee
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004415829

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Asian Yearbook of International Law Volume 23 2017 Excerpt :

The Yearbook aims to promote research, studies and writings in the field of international law in Asia, as well as to provide an intellectual platform for the discussion and dissemination of Asian views and practices on contemporary international legal issues.

Sovereignty in China Book

Sovereignty in China


  • Author : Maria Adele Carrai
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108474191

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Sovereignty in China Excerpt :

This book provides a comprehensive history of the emergence and the formation of the concept of sovereignty in China from the year 1840 to the present. It contributes to broadening the history of modern China by looking at the way the notion of sovereignty was gradually articulated by key Chinese intellectuals, diplomats and political figures in the unfolding of the history of international law in China, rehabilitates Chinese agency, and shows how China challenged Western Eurocentric assumptions about the progress of international law. It puts the history of international law in a global perspective, interrogating the widely-held belief of international law as universal order and exploring the ways in which its history is closely anchored to a European experience that fails to take into account how the encounter with other non-European realities has influenced its formation.

The Anti Secession Law and the Use of Threat   Is China s policy towards Taiwan a violation of Art 2  4  UN Charter  Book

The Anti Secession Law and the Use of Threat Is China s policy towards Taiwan a violation of Art 2 4 UN Charter


  • Author : Barbara Seelos
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release Date : 2010-03-11
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 79
  • ISBN 10 : 9783836643740

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The Anti Secession Law and the Use of Threat Is China s policy towards Taiwan a violation of Art 2 4 UN Charter Excerpt :

Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: An individual should not have too much freedom. A nation should have absolute freedom . Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. The Cross-Strait Conflict concerning Mainland China and Taiwan continues to exist now for more than 50 years. The Civil War (1946-1949) divided the Chinese Nation into two parts: the People s Republic of China (PRC) on Mainland China and the Republic of China (R.O.C.) on Taiwan. Since 1949 conflicts between the two lead to several military confrontations. During the Cold War Era both sides claimed to be the formal representative of whole China. Finally in 1991 Taiwan declared its effective control over the region of Taiwan and its recognition of the legal sovereignty of Beijing on the mainland. The question of Taiwan s security and status keeps the struggle between the two alive. While China holds on to the one-China principle which defines Taiwan as an integral part of China, Taiwan sees itself as a sovereign entity. Even today Mainland China refuses to abandon the use of force and threat of force to attain its goal of reunification. Over the past decade Mainland China invested heavily in its military. Additionally in 2005 the Chinese National People s Congress passed the controversial Anti-Secession law (ASL), which authorizes the military to use force against Taiwan. A recent Pentagon report states that there is much uncertainty surrounding China s future course, in particular with regard to its expanding and implementing military power. Further the report notes that China s near-term focus on preparing for contingencies in the Taiwan Strait, including the possibility of U.S. intervention, is an important driver of modernization . The main objective of this thesis is to find out if the Anti-Secession law and the threat impose a breach of the non-violation principle of the UN-Charta. Some scholars have clearly stated that any threat or use of force would violate International Law. But the international law jurists and the UN itself h

China and Taiwan in Africa Book

China and Taiwan in Africa


  • Author : Sabella O. Abidde
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-04-22
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030953423

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China and Taiwan in Africa Excerpt :

This edited volume discusses the contest and contestation between China and Taiwan for diplomatic recognition and supremacy on the African continent. Written by a diverse group of international scholars, this volume provides insight into five interlocking questions and areas: the origins of China and Taiwan’s continent-wide competition for supremacy; China and Taiwan’s foreign policy towards Africa during and after the Cold War; the shift in dominance from Taiwan to China; the changing allegiances of African governments; and the implications of ongoing China-Africa-Taiwan relations on the global system, especially on countries in the Global South. This book is divided into three parts. Part One deals primarily with the early history of both Chinas on the continent. Chapters in Part Two discuss the foreign policy of China and Taiwan toward the African continent. Part Three focuses on the shifting alliances and diplomatic allegiance of African countries towards the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC). Filling the gap in Africa-China-Taiwan studies, this volume will be of interest to researchers and students in the social sciences especially political science, comparative politics, international relations, foreign policy, politics of developing nations, area studies, and Taiwanese/Chinese studies.

Taiwan and China Book

Taiwan and China


  • Author : Lowell Dittmer
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520295988

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Taiwan and China Excerpt :

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. China’s relation to Taiwan has been in constant contention since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949 and the creation of the defeated Kuomintang (KMT) exile regime on the island two months later. The island’s autonomous sovereignty has continually been challenged, initially because of the KMT’s insistence that it continue to represent not just Taiwan but all of China—and later because Taiwan refused to cede sovereignty to the then-dominant power that had arisen on the other side of the Taiwan Strait. One thing that makes Taiwan so politically difficult and yet so intellectually fascinating is that it ­­is not merely a security problem, but a ganglion of interrelated puzzles. The optimistic hope of the Ma Ying-jeou administration for a new era of peace and cooperation foundered on a landslide victory by the Democratic Progressive Party, which has made clear its intent to distance Taiwan from China’s political embrace. The Taiwanese are now waiting with bated breath as the relationship tautens. Why did détente fail, and what chance does Taiwan have without it? Contributors to this volume focus on three aspects of the evolving quandary: nationalistic identity, social economy, and political strategy.

Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict Book

Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict


  • Author : Czeslaw Tubilewicz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-08-21
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000692631

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Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict Excerpt :

This book analyses Chinese social constructions of sovereignty in the context of the East China Sea conflict. It specifically explores China and Taiwan’s overlapping cross-Strait sovereignty claims and their domestic debates and policies towards the territorial dispute. Providing an up-to-date discussion of the East China Sea conflict, the book challenges conventional assumptions regarding both Beijing’s and Taipei’s adherence to the classical notion of Westphalian sovereignty. Instead, it brings China and Taiwan into the Constructivist analytical framework and develops a domestic agency-focused approach to demonstrate the social power of ideas and the centrality of domestic actors in the production of sovereignty. Offering a comprehensive examination of Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese and US responses at the domestic and international levels, the book studies the sovereignty narratives and the coordination of efforts made by the PRC and ROC authorities to counter Japan’s territorial claims in the East China Sea. Featuring extensive analysis of the conceptual approaches to understanding Chinese sovereignty, Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict will be useful for students and scholars of Chinese and Asian politics, as well as international relations and security studies.

Enhancing India ASEAN Connectivity Book

Enhancing India ASEAN Connectivity


  • Author : Ted Osius
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2013-06-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442225107

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Enhancing India ASEAN Connectivity Excerpt :

Twenty years ago, India launched its “Look East” policy. For most of those 20 years, Myanmar’s isolation, mistrust between India and its neighbors, and poor infrastructure connectivity hindered the development of links between South and Southeast Asia.

Statehood and the State Like in International Law Book

Statehood and the State Like in International Law


  • Author : Rowan Nicholson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-19
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780192591937

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Statehood and the State Like in International Law Excerpt :

If the term were given its literal meaning, international law would be law between 'nations'. It is often described instead as being primarily between states. But this conceals the diversity of the nations or state-like entities that have personality in international law or that have had it historically. This book reconceptualizes statehood by positioning it within that wider family of state-like entities. In this monograph, Rowan Nicholson contends that states themselves have diverse legal underpinnings. Practice in cases such as Somalia and broader principles indicate that international law provides not one but two alternative methods of qualifying as a state. Subject to exceptions connected with territorial integrity and peremptory norms, an entity can be a state either on the ground that it meets criteria of effectiveness or on the ground that it is recognized by all other states. Nicholson also argues that states, in the strict legal sense in which the word is used today, have never been the only state-like entities with personality in international law. Others from the past and present include imperial China in the period when it was unreceptive to Western norms; precolonial African chiefdoms; 'states-in-context', an example of which may be Palestine, which have the attributes of statehood relative to states that recognize them; and entities such as Hong Kong.

The Creation of States in International Law Book

The Creation of States in International Law


  • Author : James Crawford
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 943
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198260028

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The Creation of States in International Law Excerpt :

This edition brings the treatment of statehood in the field of international law up to date. It retains a wealth of historical material and introduces new problems such as the disposition of territory in Kosovo and East Timor, claims for secession in Chechnya and Quebec and devolution in Scotland.

The United States    Subnational Relations with Divided China Book

The United States Subnational Relations with Divided China


  • Author : Czeslaw Tubilewicz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-24
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000388671

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The United States Subnational Relations with Divided China Excerpt :

This book examines US subnational engagement in foreign relations, or paradiplomacy, with China and Taiwan from 1949 to 2020. As an alternative diplomatic history of the United States’ relations with divided China, it offers an in-depth chronological and thematic discussion of state and local communities’ responses to the China-Taiwan sovereignty conflict and their impact on US diplomacy. The book explains why paradiplomacy matters not only in the ‘low politics’ of economic and cultural cooperation, but also in the ‘high politics’ of diplomatic recognition. Presenting case studies of US states and cities developing policies towards divided China that paralleled, clashed or aligned with those pursued by federal agencies, it also identifies Chinese and Taiwanese objectives and strategies deployed when competing for US subnational ties. Conceptually, the book builds upon Constructivism, redefining paradiplomacy as an institutional fact, reflective of subnational identities and interests, rather than as a subnational pursuit of foreign markets, driven by objective economic forces. Featuring new empirical evidence and a novel conceptual framework for paradiplomacy, The United States’ Subnational Relations with Divided China will be a useful resource for students and scholars of US foreign policy, the politics of China and Taiwan, paradiplomacy and international relations.

At Cross Purposes Book

At Cross Purposes


  • Author : Richard C. Bush
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-02-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317476290

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At Cross Purposes Excerpt :

Written by the former chairman and managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan, this book sheds new light on key topics in the history of U.S.-Taiwan relations. It fills an important gap in our understanding of how the U.S. government addressed Taiwan and the Taiwan Strait issue from the early 1940s to the present. One theme that runs through these essays is the series of obstacles erected that denied the people of Taiwan a say in shaping their own destiny: Franklin Roosevelt chose to return Taiwan to mainland China for geopolitical reasons; there was little pressure on the Kuomintang to reform its authoritarian rule until Congress got involved in the early 1980s; Chiang Kai-shek spurned American efforts in the 1960s to keep Taiwan in international organizations; and behind the ROC's back, the Nixon, Carter, and Reagan administrations negotiated agreements with the PRC that undermined Taiwan's position. In addition to discussing how the United States reacted to key human rights cases from the 1940s to the 1980s, the author also discusses the Bush and Clinton administrations' efforts to preserve U.S. interests while accommodating new forces in the region. All these episodes have an enduring relevance for the people of Taiwan, and in his conclusion the author discusses where the relationship stands today. The book includes related documents that helped shape the U.S.-Taiwan relationship.