By Chun-Yi Lee
This booklet investigates how China has used Taiwanese funding and taken care of Taiwanese traders to pursue political reunification. The book’s major supposition is that either chinese language primary and native governments have strategic concerns with recognize to Taiwanese companies. hence, via specified case experiences of 3 towns: Tianjin, Kunshan and Dongguan, the writer explores the altering interplay among Taiwanese companies and the chinese language govt, and seeks to supply a proof of this altering trend of interplay within the cross-strait political economy.
Through her exact empirical examine, Lee exhibits how chinese language neighborhood governments, even if being pushed by way of temporary targets, additionally give a contribution to the aim of accomplishing political reunification, and argues that imperative and native governments supplement one another in this case. via stressing the significance of long term political ambitions and the state’s coverage pursuits and personal tastes, this examine intends to deal with many of the political implications hooked up to Taiwanese funding in China. This well timed and demanding examine offers many of the first systematic empirical learn released in English (or the other Western language) targeting Taiwan’s marketers (taishang) at the chinese language mainland.
The ebook might be of curiosity to scholars and students of Taiwan reports, chinese language Politics, Political economic climate, chinese language company and economics.