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Crafting Democratic Institutions

  • Tien Hung-mao
  • Cheng Tun-jen
Part of the St Antony’s book series

Abstract

Democratic transition in Taiwan began in 1986 when the ruling party embraced political reform while the opposition took the risk of forming a political party. The first popular presidential election on 23 March 1996 marks the end of this process. Since the causes and preconditions for democratic changes in Taiwan have been well-documented, this chapter focuses on the trajectory and results of democratization.1

Keywords

Electoral System Party System Democratic Institution Democratic Progressive Party Political Reform 
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  • Cheng Tun-jen

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