By Chih-Yu Shih
Having acknowledged this, the publication doesn't criticize Taiwan for "failing" liberalism, with a purpose to hinder the liberal teleology from lingering on. as a substitute, Taiwan serves as an enviornment of polemics on political technology during this ebook. by way of rewriting household liberalism and exterior realism into meanings unknown to the hegemonic energy, Democracy (Made in Taiwan) celebrates Taiwan's postcolonial fluidity. Embedded in one of those ontological anomaly past the scope of mainstream political technology, which takes with no consideration the ontology expert by way of individualism in family politics and statism in diplomacy, Taiwan's case seems to be subversive no longer end result of the subversive nature of postcoloniality, yet because of the lack of ability of political science's liberalism to make experience of postcoloniality. via decoupling the belief of political technological know-how from the entity referred to as Taiwan, this ebook makes an attempt to accomplish targets: to re-present Taiwan and to name for reflexive political science.
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