Taiwan - together with India, Japan, and South Korea - is one of
only four consolidated Asian democracies. This title provides the
analysis of Taiwan's democratization including its past violent
authoritarian experiences, leadership both within and outside
government, protest and elections, and constitutional
interpretation and amendments.
J. Bruce Jacobs is Professor of Asian Languages and Studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 1975. Professor Jacobs has published numerous works on Taiwan and China over the past forty years.