After Eastern Central European countries have opened their gates to the world, they experienced similar changes in the aspects of political, economic and social development as Taiwan did. An opportunity for scholars to exchange their observations, reflections towards the transitional situation in all these countries were provided in this conference.
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Contents: Jenn-hwan Wang: Civil Society, Democratization, and Governance in Taiwan – Éva Kuti: Contribution of Nonprofit
Organizations to the Societal Transformation in Hungary: Achievements and Challenges – Pavol Frič: The State and Nonprofit
Sector Development in the Czech Republic – Ladislav Macháček: Creation of Civil Society in Slovakia – Jiunn-rong Yeh: Constitutional
Changes, Constitutionalism and Rule of Law in Taiwan: The Role of Council of Grand Justices – Yun-han Chu: Taiwan’s Unique
Path to Democracy – Vladimír Krivý: Slovakia: Political Development in the 90s – Michal Illner: The Protracted Reform of Territorial
Government in the Czech Republic – Dace Jansone: Some Reflections about the Relationship between Central, Regional and Local
Governments in Latvia – Chia-lung Lin: Taiwan’s Emerging Civic Nationalism – Aivars Tabuns: Globalization and National Identity
– Joanna Kurczewska: Nationalism in New Poland: Between Culture and Politics – Zuzana Kusá/Andrej Findor: Universal and Particular
in Slovakian Troubles with National Identity Construction – Chin-Chun Yi: The Transition of Family Structure and Female Domestic
Status in Taiwan – Anna Titkow: Women, Family and Paradoxes of Transformation – Magdalena Piscová: Changes in Family Patterns
and Family Structure in the Context of Population Trends in Slovakia – Ludmila Fialová: New Phenomena in the Reproductive
Behaviour of Young People in the Czech Republic in the 1990s – Pau-Ching Lu/Wan-I Lin: Social Welfare Policy in Taiwan: Past,
Present and Prospects – Martin Potůček: The Czech Social Reform after 1989 - Concepts and Reality – Gejza Blaas: Transformation
of Agriculture in Slovakia – Ming-chien Chen: Taiwan’s Agricultural Development and Policy Options – Vìra Majerová: The Development
of Czech Agriculture and Countryside from 1989 to 1999 – Talis Tisenkopfs: Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
in Latvia – György Lengyel: Forms of Capital and Entrepreneurship in Hungary – Soushan Wu: Lessons and Experience of the Recent
Social - Financial Activities in Taiwan - Privatization and BOT – Éva Voszka: Privatization in Hungary 1988 - 1998 – Michal
Mejstřík: Privatization, Foreign Investment and Corporate Governance in the Czech Republic – Jong-Tsun Huang: Education Reform
in Taiwan: Egalitarianism vs. Elitism – Lenka Rovná: European Dimension of the Reform of the Higher Education in Pre-Accession
Period in the Czech Republic.