Dependency, the state and class in the neoliberal transition of Taiwan

  title={Dependency, the state and class in the neoliberal transition of Taiwan},
  author={Ming-Chang Tsai},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={359 - 379}
The remarkable economic growth in Taiwan has served as a model of the developmental state as well as a source of scepticism about neoliberal policy for many less developed countries. However, since the mid-1980s Taiwan has gravitated from its previous statist model to the universally embraced 'market-orientated' restructuring. This study seeks to explain this neoliberal transition. A disaggregated approach is employed to break neoliberalism down into three distinct dimensions: market openness… 

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