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System Cycle With Balanced: Contemporary Taiwan's Party Politics Run Its Cross-strait Policy Research (1986-2011)

Posted on:2013-02-02Degree:DoctorType:Dissertation
Country:ChinaCandidate:B XiaoFull Text:PDF
GTID:1116330374984030Subject:Ethnic political science
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At present, China is facing the historic task of the reunification of the motherland and the rejuvenation of the nation, the development of cross-strait relations is related to the fundamental interests of the entire Chinese nation. With the political transition in Taiwan, the factor of party politics has increasingly become an important factor affecting the development of cross-strait relations. It's full of important theoretical and practical significance to grasp the development trend of Taiwan's politics and its cross-strait policies, to promote the development of Taiwan-related work and to accomplish the reunification of the motherland through the study of party politics in Taiwan.The dissertation adheres to the David Easton political system theory as the framework of theoretical analysis, which attempts to study the interactive effects of the operation of contemporary Taiwanese party politics and cross-strait policies, and grasps the developing trends of the future cross-strait relations with the historical, institutional, behavioral research approaches, the integrated usage of theory and research methods related to the disciplines of political science, history, the science of law, ethnology, and sociology.The dissertation is divided into six chapters. Chapter One is the preface, which makes a description and interpretation about the research purpose, motive, significance, framework, method, scope, innovation and restrictions as well as literature review and other issues. Chapter Two is the theoretical review of Taiwan's party politics. In this chapter, the political systems theory, elite theory and the theory of interest groups will be theoretically interpreted and criticized on the basis of Taiwan's party politics'transition in order to enhance its explanation of the theories' adaptability of the interactive influence of Taiwan's party politics and cross-strait policies. Chapter Three is the system input link:the influences of party politics on the cross-strait policies.In this chapter, the author will start from the Taiwan's political system input link, analyze how the Taiwan's political parties enhance or reduce the political pressure on the environment in the role of the system boundary "gatekeepers" through the operation mode of party politics, and meet their own expectations of the demand for cross-strait policies. This chapter will be focused on the analysis of the circumstances of social mobilization, protest, political dispute, and manipulation aimed at the cross-strait policy-making when the ruling and opposition parties in Taiwan face a "consensus government" or "divided government". Chapter Four is the system output link:the influences of the operation of party politics on cross-strait policies. In this chapter, the author will start from the Taiwan's political system output link, analyze how the Taiwan's political parties and political authority make strategic intervention aimed at the output of the cross-strait policies to answer readily to pressure requirements for cross-strait polices from the political parties. This chapter will focus on Taiwan's political parties, and the kinds of political strategies employed to fight for the maximization of political party interests in the face of a different political environment transition during the three periods since1996. Chapter Five is the system feedback link: the influences of the operation of party politics on cross-strait policies. In this chapter,the author will analyze how the Taiwan's political parties or the ruling authorities, with the purpose of the ideology and political aspirations, to affect the stimulation of the feedback process on the members of the other systems through political mobilization, social movements, and the mass media, to reshape new public opinions, and then convert them to be the public's political stress of the political authority, force the political authority to make a response, even avoid political authority, and come into being the cross-strait policies. Chapter Six is the conclusion. In this chapter, the author will make summary statements based on the above research and forecast the future cross-strait policies and prospects for the development of cross-strait relations and issues, and then make further recommendations.There are a few innovations in this dissertation. Firstly, it attempts to introduce Easton political system theory, and make a more systematic comprehensive study on the interaction influences between the operation of contemporary Taiwanese party politics and cross-strait policies.The dissertation embraces the time span of nearly25years since the DPP was established in1986to2011, which runs through the contemporary Taiwan's political transformation and the process of cross-Straits exchanges. On the logical structure, the author analyzes the game and compromise about the ruling and opposition parties for cross-strait policy formulation, which is based on the input, output and feedback of the whole process of Taiwan's political system and tries to position the circulating system and balance. Secondly, the dissertation seeks to make the introduction of case studies with the macro argument, select a number of typical cases of "Referendum on UN Membership ","ECFA issues, the KMT-CPC Cooperation Platform" to understand the disputes among the Government, House and Party Politics, inter-party interaction, social mobilization and cross-strait interaction. Thirdly, this dissertation attempts to verify the various forms of exploratory thinking. The Operation of party politics influenced by the "constitutional" system of Taiwan will make an " equilibrium "political circulating system, reflected the cross-strait relations, and maintain the balanced of No Immediate Reunification, No Independence, and No Use of Force", which could become the inhibitor of Reunification of the two sides. From the level of party politics, the two sides should have the courage to break the barriers of political parties, stride across the boundaries of the "blue and green", consolidate the "unification" forces to the fullest extent, win over the" intermediate "forces, isolate the" Taiwan independence "forces, to promote peaceful reunification naturally.
Keywords/Search Tags:Cross-straits relations, Taiwan, Party Politics, Cross-straits Policies, System theory
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