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Author Atkinson, Joel
Title Australia and Taiwan : Bilateral Relations, China, the United States, and the South Pacific
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One History -- Chapter One Early Links: European Colonization to the Start of the Korean War -- Inter-Colonial Relations -- World War II: Australian Thinking about Taiwan -- Taiwan Comes Under Chinese Nationalist Rule, 1945-1949 -- Chapter Two Early Cold War: Australia's Taiwan Problem, 1950-1972 -- Taiwan Moves into Focus -- A Brief "Honeymoon" in Australia-ROC Relations -- The End of Australia's Official Relations with Taipei, 1971-1972 -- From "Right to Self-Determination" to "Right to Separate Status" -- Chapter Three Late Cold War: Australia's Taiwan Opportunity, 1972-Early 1990s -- Closing the Door on the ROC, but not Taiwan -- Australia-Taiwan Relations Re-Considered -- The Expansion of Australia-Taiwan Ties -- Australia-Taiwan Relations Peak? -- Part Two The Taiwan Issue in Australia's Relations with China and the US -- Chapter Four Australian Policy Feels the Post-Cold War Squeeze, 1989-2001 -- Australia's Taiwan Problem Redux -- The Howard Government Confronts China -- China Redirects Australian Policy -- Sino-Australian Relations "Recovered" -- Growing Challenges -- Deus ex Machina: 9/11 -- Chapter Five Australia Sidelines Taiwan, 2001-2007 -- Australia Has its Cake and Eats it Too -- An Australian Foreign Minister Wavers on ANZUS in Beijing -- The Australian Government Steps Back -- US Still not Satisfied -- Inconvenient Democracy -- Selling a Benign China -- China's Resilient Confidence in Australia -- "The Previous Balance has been Broken" -- Chapter Six Confronting China-With or Without Taiwan, 2007-2011 -- Australia's Own "Frenemy-ship" with China -- The Largely Invisible Taiwan -- Sino-US Competition Laid Bare -- More Emphasis on Balancing -- Chinese Hopes and Fears for Australia -- Australia Embraces the US "Pivot" -- Stormy Waters Ahead?
Part Three Australia-Taiwan Relations in China's Shadow -- Chapter Seven Politics Meets Economics: A Focus on Bilateral Issues -- High Level Visits -- Diplomatic Representation -- Agreements and Dialogue -- International Organizations -- Trade and Investment Flows -- State-to-State by Any Other Name -- Chapter Eight South Pacific Friction -- Australia and Taiwan on a Collision Course -- Howard and Lee Teng-hui Governments Clash over Papua New Guinea -- Australia's Intervention in Solomon Islands -- Chen Shui-bian at Odds with Australia -- Taiwan's "Shift in Diplomacy" -- Nauru Switches Back to Taiwan -- A South Pacific Partnership? -- The March 2006 Australian Senate Report -- Wen Jiabao Visits the South Pacific -- Australia-Taiwan Tension Boils Over in Solomon Islands -- Ma Ying-jeou Visits Australia -- Taiwan's South Pacific Summit -- A Major Aid Scandal -- Australia's Continuing Problems in the South Pacific -- A New Atmosphere under Rudd and Ma -- An Australia-Taiwan Truce? -- Conclusion Australia-Taiwan Relations in Perspective -- Australia-Taiwan Relations Defined -- Future Prospects -- References -- Index
In Australia and Taiwan, Joel Atkinson examines the intriguing and important Australia-Taiwan relationship. He covers its history, the role of Taiwan in Australia's relations with China and the US, and bilateral issues such as ministerial visits and the South Pacific
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Atkinson, Joel Australia and Taiwan : Bilateral Relations, China, the United States, and the South Pacific Leiden : BRILL,c2012 9789004223462
Subject International relations.;Australia -- Foreign relations -- China.;Australia -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan.;Australia -- Foreign relations -- United States.;China -- Foreign relations -- Australia.;China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan.;East Asia -- Strategic aspects
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