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“Structural Realism and Liberal Pluralism: An Assessment of Ma Ying-jeou's Cross-Strait Policy.” In Jean-Marc F. Blanchard and Dennis V. Hickey (eds.) New Thinking about the Taiwan Issue: Theoretical insights into Its Origins, Dynamics, and Prospects (New York: Routledge)


Books and Edited Volumes

1.      Special Issue Editor. “The Rise of China and its Emerging Grand Strategy.” Journal of Asian and African Studies v.43, no.5 (2008)


2.      Quantitative Analysis in Political Science (in Chinese) (Beijing: China Renmin University Press, 2007)


3.      Editor. China After the Sixteenth Party Congress: Prospects and Challenges (Canada: de Sitter Publications, 2005) (book edition of the JAAS special issue, v.38, no.4-5).


4.      Guest Editor. National Identity and Democratization in Taiwan. Special Issue of Journal of Asian and African Studies (2005), v.40, no.1-2.


5.      Guest Editor. China After the 16th Party Congress: Prospects and Challenges. Special Issue of Journal of Asian and African Studies, v.38, no.4-5 (2003).


6.      Sayonara To The Lee Teng-Hui Era: Politics in Taiwan, 1988-2000 (Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2003) (co-edited with Wei-chin Lee).


7.      The Effect of Dependency on Economic Development and Political Instability of Less Developed Countries: A Pooled Cross-Sectional and Time-Series Analysis (Monograph) Buffalo, N.Y.: Council on International Studies and Programs, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990.



Reports and Commentary

  1. “Economic Rationality and National Security: Taiwan’s New Government and the Global Economic Recession.” In Bryce Wakefield (ed.) Taiwan and the Global Economic Storm, Asia Program Special Report, no. 143 (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2009): 13-19


  1. “Reflections on Methodological Totalitarianism.” (in Chinese) Chinese Social Sciences Today (Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), no. 72 (March 18, 2010): 4.


Refereed Articles

1.      “Taiwan’s Expansion of International Space: Opportunities and Challenges.” Journal of Contemporary China (2011), 20(69), March, 249–267 (with Wei-chin Lee and Ching-hsin Yu)


2.      “Cross-strait Rapprochement and US Policy toward the Taiwan Issue.” Issues & Studies v.46, no. 3 (September 2010): 129-149


3.      “Taiwan’s 2008 Presidential Election and Its Implications on Cross-Strait Relations:  The Effects of Taiwanese Identity, Trade Interests and Military Threats.” (in Chinese) Journal of Electoral Studies v.16, no.2 (November 2009): 1-22 (with Lu-huei Chen and Shu Keng)


4.      “Deep-Green Supporters and Political Tolerance in Taiwan: An Analysis of Kennedy’s Hypothesis.” Issues and Studies v.45, no.1 (March 2009): 1-30 (with Su-feng Cheng and Lu-Huei Chen).


5.      “The Rise of China and its Emerging Grand Strategy.” Journal of Asian and African Studies v.43, no.5 (2008): 491-496.


6.      “Political Tolerance in Taiwan: Democratic Elitism in a Polity under Threat.” Social Science Quarterly v. 89, no.3 (2008): 780-801 (with Lu-huei Chen).


7.      “The Effects of Political Participation on Political Efficacy: An Analysis of Taiwan’s 2004 Presidential Election.” Taiwanese Political Science Review (in Chinese), v.11, no.1 (2007): 69-107 (with Ching-Hsing Wang).


8.      “External Threats and Political Tolerance in Taiwan.” Political Research Quarterly (with G. Andy Chang) v. 59, no. 3 (2006):377-388.


9.      “Extended Deterrence and US Policy towards the Taiwan Issue: Implications for East Asia and Taipei.” Taiwan Defense Affairs, v.6, no. 1 (2005): 176-195.


10.  “Ethnicity and Politics in Taiwan: An Analysis of Mainlanders’ Identity and Policy Preference.” Issues & Studies v.41, no.4 (December 2005): 35-66 (with G. Andy Chang).


11.  “National Identity and Democratization in Taiwan: An Introduction.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, v.40, no.1-2 (2005): 5-12.


12.  “Taiwanese or Chinese? Independence or Unification? An Analysis of Generational Differences in Taiwan.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, v.40, no.1-2 (2005): 29-49 (with G. Andy Chang).


13.  “The Perception of Threats and Pragmatic Policy Choice: A Survey of Public Opinion in Taiwan.” Issues & Studies v.41, no.1 (March 2005): 87-111.


14.  “Contending Identities in Taiwan: Implications for Cross-Strait Relations.” Asian Survey v.44, no.4 (2004): 568-590 (with I-chou Liu).


15.  “Taiwan’s Foreign Relations Under Lee Teng-Hui Rule: 1988-2000.” American Asian Review, v.20, no.1 (Spring 2002): 71-106.


16.  “Lifting the “No Haste, Be Patient” Policy: Implications for Cross-Strait Relations.” Cambridge Review of International Affairs, v.15, no.1 (2002): 131-139.


17.  “Cross-Strait Relations after the 2000 Election in Taiwan: Changing Tactics in a New Reality.” Asian Survey v.41, no.5 (September/October, 2001): 716-736.


18.  “Taiwan and Theater Missile Defense. Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies v.25, no.3 (Fall, 2000): 259-283.


19.  “’One China, One Taiwan’: An Analysis of the Democratic Progressive Party’s China Policy.” Journal of Asian and African Studies v.35, no.1 (2000): 159-182.


20.  “State Policy and Industrial Promotion In Taiwan: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis, 1956-1994.” International Journal of Public Administration v.23, no.10 (2000): 1749-1776.


21.  “From ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ to ‘Active Engagement’: A New Approach to the Taiwan Issue.” Current Politics and Economics of the United States v3, no.1 (1999): 1-18.


22.  “U.S. Foreign Aid and UN Voting: An Analysis of Important Issues.” International Studies Quarterly  v.43 (1999): 199-210.


23.  “Arms Transfers and Coups d’État: A Study on Sub-Saharan Africa.” Journal of Peace Research v.35, no.6 (November 1998): 659-675.


24.  “Mei-Kuo Duei-hua Jun-So Zan-cha” (in Chinese) (America’s Arms Sale Policy towards Taiwan) America and Europe Monthly v.11, no. 3 (March 1996): 40-52.


25.  “Dependency, World System Position and Political Violence in Developing Countries.” Journal of Political and Military Sociology v.23 (Summer, 1995): 25-42.


26.  “Mei-Kuo Ke-lin-dun Zan-fu de Duei-hua Zan-cha” (in Chinese) (Clinton Administration’s Taiwan Policy) America and Europe Monthly v.9, no.12 (December 1994): 30-39.


27.  “Inequality and Political Violence Revisited.” American Political Science Review v.87, no.4 (December 1993): 979-993 (Wang, pp.979-983; response by Dixon, Muller and Seligson, pp.983-991). 


28.  “Competing for Friendship: The Two Chinas and Saudi Arabia.” Arab Studies Quarterly v.15, no.3 (Summer, 1993): 63-82. 


Book Chapters

1.      “Symbolic Politics, Self-interests and Threat Perceptions: An Analysis of Taiwan Citizens’ Views on Cross-Strait Economic Exchanges.” In Wei-chin Lee ed. Taiwan’s Politics in the 21st Century: Changes and Challenges (Singapore: World Scientific Publisher, 2010): 159 - 184 (with Lu-huei Chen and Shu Keng)


2.      “Sequence Effects of Taiwan's 2008 Legislative and Presidential Elections: Madisonianism or Bandwagoning?” (in Chinese) In Lu-huei Chen ed. 2008 Presidential Election in Taiwan (Taipei: Wunan Publishing Company, 2009): 32-56 (with Chi Huang)


3.      “Democratic Commitment in Taiwan: An Analysis of Survey Data.” in Philip Paolino and Jim Meernik (eds.) Democratization in Taiwan: Challenges in Transformation (London: Ashgate, 2008): 87-103


4.      “Taiwan’s Bid for UN Membership,” in Edward Friedman (ed.) China’s Rise, Taiwan’s Dilemmas, and International Peace (New York, New York: Routledge, 2006): 174-192


5.      “The Scope and Methods of American Political Science” (in Chinese) in Xun Wang & Guoli Liu (eds.) On the Frontiers of Science: Social Sciences, Volume III (Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2005): 3-20


6.      Min-zhu Jin-bu Dang Zhi-zheng-he de Lian-en Guan-xi (Cross-Strait Relations under the Rule of Democratic Progressive Party).” In Wen-Hui Tsai and George Chen (eds.) Taiwan de Kun-jing yu Wei-lai (Taiwan’s Future and Predicament) (Taipei: Wu-nan Publishing Company, 2003): 71-106


7.      “US Arms Sales Policy towards Taiwan: A Review of Two Decades of Implementation.”  in Paul H. Tai. ed. United States, China, and Taiwan: Bridges for the New Millennium (Carbondale, IL: Public Policy Institute, Southern Illinois University, 1999): 115-141


Working Papers

1.      Tong-hua Li-lun, Ren-li Zi-yuan Li-lun yu Luu-mei Hua-ren She-Hui Jing-ji Di-wei zhi Fen-xi” (in Chinese) (“Assimilation, Human Capital and Chinese-Americans in the United States.” Proceedings of the Economic Performance and Strength of Overseas Chinese in a Global Economy (Taipei: Chua-Hua Institution For Economic Research. 2000)


2.      “Strategic Ambiguity: An Outmoded Relic of US Foreign Policy.” Working Paper in Taiwan Studies. Conference Group on Taiwan Studies. American Political Science Association (1996)


3.      “State Policy and Industrial Promotion: The Experience of the Republic of China on Taiwan.” Working Paper in Taiwan Studies. No.7. Conference Group on Taiwan Studies. American Political Science Association (1995).


Published Book Review

1.      Review of Memories of the Future: National Identity Issues and the Search for a New Taiwan.  Edited by Stéphane Corcuff.  Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2002. Published in Issues & Studies, v.38, no.3 (September 2002), pp.229-231.


2.      Review of Conflict Across the Taiwan Straits. Published in International Journal, vol. 50, no.3, (Summer 1995), pp.633-634.