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The Origins of the Developmental State in Taiwan

Science Policy and the Quest for Modernization

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$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674027701

Publication Date: 04/30/2008


238 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 tables


  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • A Note on Romanization
  • Introduction: Science Policy in a Developmental State
  • 1. Starts and Stops: The Kuomintang and Science and Technology
  • 2. The First Push: Domestic and Foreign Advocates
  • 3. The State Gets Interested: The Lure of Economic Development
  • 4. Coordinating Policy: Manpower Planning and Education
  • 5. The Final Step: The State Comes Together
  • Conclusion: Is Taiwan’s Past China’s Future?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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