Change and Continuity in Taiwan’s Public Opinion on the Cross-Strait Economic Interactions

  title={Change and Continuity in Taiwan’s Public Opinion on the Cross-Strait Economic Interactions},
  author={Yitzu Lin and John Fuh-sheng Hsieh},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  pages={1103 - 1116}
The Sunflower Student Movement was a significant event in Taiwan’s political history. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, we argue that the effect of the movement on the attitude of the general public, particularly the young, toward the cross-Strait economic interactions and the perception that Taiwan may be forced to make political concessions resulting from such ties is limited. Based on the Taiwan National Security surveys, we find out that the movement, to a certain extent, reflected… 

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