Essay about Economic Development Of Taiwan And China

1208 Words Dec 4th, 2014 5 Pages
The economic development in Taiwan and China between the 1980s and 1990s steps up the sequence of events that leads to either the rise of democracy in one country or the survival of the one party system based on the wealth of everyone. In this paper, I will argue that between the 1980s and 1990s in Taiwan, there was economic development that leads to the rise of fluid democracy based on the power theory while in China during the same time period, the rise in economic development doesn’t lead to the rise of democracy and how the modernization theory doesn’t work with the country of China. The outcome within Taiwan was that between the 1980s and 1990s the prosperous economic development in the country had changed the power struggle between the public and the one party system known as the Chinese nationalists, who had eventually fall to the ideas and methods practiced in democracy and is connected to the power theory. The outcome in China between the 1980s and 1990s can be explained as how the economic development and the change in ideas in the country failed to allow the rise of democracy in the country and are not fully connected to the modernization theory. The variation of outcomes between these two countries can be explained by how in Taiwan between the 1980s and 1990s, there was a rise in the amount of lower class citizens who wanted to rise against the one party system and find new leaders. The variation from the Chinese side is that the rich bureaucrats within the…

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