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: Conclusions: Whither Taiwan and Mainland China, and What the State and Intellectuals Can Do in Shaping National Identities across the Taiwan Strait

Zhidong Hao

in Whither Taiwan and Mainland China

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9789622091009
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207691 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.003.0009
: Conclusions: Whither Taiwan and Mainland China, and What the State and Intellectuals Can Do in Shaping National Identities across the Taiwan Strait

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This chapter discusses the crucial role of the state and professional, critical, and organic intellectuals in nation building and national identity formation. In order to understand the direction in which a nation is heading, an understanding of the intellectual's roles and the blurring of those roles is important.

Keywords: role; intellectuals; nation building; national identity; state

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