Purpose of the Journal

This journal invites contributions from literature, history, philosophy, foreign languages (including TESOL),and Social Sciences (including political science, sociology, economics, law, psychology, and management).Manuscripts in both Chinese and English are welcomed.

Current and Past Issues

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Volume 1, Number 1 (Apr., 2008)
Dah-An Ho
The Right and Wrong of Shen Chongsui’s Comment on Dialect-induced Various Readings in Chu Poems
1-18
Yu-Cheng Lee
Reinventing the Past in Kazuo Ishiguro’s A Pale View of Hills《群山淡景》
19-32
Hsuch-Chi Hsu
Taiwanese in Beijing from 1937 to 1947
33-84
Tsung-Wu Chien
A Discussion about Textualism of “The Whole Fu of Taiwan”: An Example of Cao-Jing’s Fu
85-108
Shih-Hung You
Interdisciplinary Merging of Fu and Hypertext Literature: A Try on You Tong's “Qi Shi”
109-127
Kuei-Hui Kao
A Continuous Debate of “Yan” (lust) and “Yi” (oddity) ──
A discussion of “Ying Chuang Yi Chao”, a Novel of Puian of Ching Dynasty
129-165
Min-Chen Tseng
The Use of Blogs in English Classes for Medicine-Related Majors
167-187
Mei Sun
A Meeting Point or a Turning Point: On Vakhtangov’s Theatrical Activities and Thought
189-201

 

Volume 1, Number 2 (Oct., 2008)
Ching-Hsi Perng
Who’s the Addressee? Four Types of Shakespearean Soliloquy

203-222

 
Jin-Li Hu, Wei-Kai Chu
Efficiency and Productivity of Major Asia-Pacific Telecom Firms

223-245

 
Fong-Mao Lee
Communication, Sympathy, Communion with the Invisible: Creation of Scriptures, Literary Works and Translation by the Sages and Literati

247-281

 
Chun-Hsuan Wang, Yu-Fa Hong
Using LTVECM to Analyze the Forecasting of American Depositary Receipts and their Underlying Securities

283-310

 
Shok-Fun Hon
A Study of “The Eagle Turned into Cuckoo” at Book of Rites

311-331

 
Chi-Lin Yang
A Critique of American Policies Toward Central Asia

333-355

 
Chien-Te Lin
A Philosophical New Interpretation of Laozi’s Views on You and Wu

357-388

 
Tsung-Wu Chien
A Study of the “Non-Genre” Works in Wen Yuan Ying Hua of Tang Dynasty

389-432

 

 

 

Volume 2, Number 1 (Apr., 2009)
I-Chun Wang
Claiming Space and Collecting Objects: Mercantile Culture and Colonial Expansion in Early Modern World

1-18

 
Hsiu-Fang Yang
On the Origins of Words Relating to “Sleeve”: A Perspective of Etymological Relationship, with an Additional Discussion on

19-52

 
Cing-Kae Chiao
The Efforts Through Affirmative Action Programs in Eliminating Employment Discrimination in the United States

53-99

 
Mei Sun, Ann-Marie Hsiung
The Greatest English Dramatist in the Largest Asian Country: A Complex Cross-Cultural Encounter

101-117

 
Yu-Yen Chang
Evil [κάκη] in Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus and Antigone

119-145

 
Ing-Fen Hong
On Hume’s Moral Theory of Sentiment

147-164

 
Dong-Long Lin, Brian W. D. Peng, Wu-Chong Chen
To Sue or No―Action Analysis of Medical Malpractice Among Patients and Their Families in Taiwan

165-199

 

 

Volume 2, Number 2 (Oct., 2009)
Rur-Bin Yang
Classics as the Manifestation of Books of Nature and Destiny--On Neo-Confucian Philosophy of Classics

201-245

 
Dung-Sheng Chen
Changes in Social Organizational Principles of Taiwan Society

247-274

 
Mei-Ching Lin
“A Lonely Azure Tomb Facing the Dusk” --Persona and Image of Wang Chao-Chun in Tu’s Poems

275-298

 
Ming-Che Yang
Li Hong-Zhang and Spread of Modern Western Medicine in China

299-340

 
Shu-Heng Chen, Ke-Hung Lai
A Brief Introduction of Monetary Policy Operation Mechanisms and Central Bank Independence in the ASEAN

341-378

 
Ting-Hui Lin
The Role and Challenges of Pacific Islands Forum Intervening Fijian Internal Affairs after 2006 Coup d’état

379-409

 
Hui-Ju Liu
Exploring Changes in Academic Self-Concept in Ability-Grouped English Classes

411-432

 

 

 

Volume 3, Number 1 (Apr., 2010)
Kuo-Liang Yeh
The Commendation of Common People in Ancient Prose Writing during Middle and Late Tang Dynasty and Its Influence響

1-18

 
Te-Hsing Shan
Crossing Bridges into the Pasts: Reading Lan Cao’s Monkey Bridge

19-44

 
Chung-Chian Teng
The Oil Acquisition of China in Latin America: The Alliance between State and Enterprises

45-70

 
Ming-Der Chung
Searching for the Movement which Is Repose: An Art as Vehicle Research Inspired by Jerzy Grotowski

71-112

 
Jin-Li Hu, Tsung-Fu Han, Yi-Lung Tsai
Social Efficiency Evaluation of National Defense Technology Release Projects

113-146

 
Ying-Chung Chen
Comment on Objective Duty of Care in Medical Practice: Supreme Court Verdict No. 3428 in 2008 as an Instance

147-169

 
Chun-Hung A. Lin, Kuang-Cheng Andy Wang, Ching-Po Hsu
Population Aging, Forecast of Labor Supply, and Effect on Asset Demand: The Empirical Analyses of Taiwan

171-219

 

 

Volume 3, Number 2 (Oct., 2010)
Ming-Ke Wang
New Thinking on the Sino-Tibetan Historical Relations: A Reflexive Study of Histories

221-252

 
Chiou-Lan Chern
General English Programs at Universities in Taiwan: Curriculum Design and Implementations

253-274

 
Tsung-Wu Chien
The Preliminary Study of the Flying Phoenix Rhapsodies in Taiwan: A Case Study of Complete Works of Rhyme-Prose (fu) of Taiwan and Photographic Copies of Original Work of Publications (Part I and II )

275-302

 
Lien-Chien Kuo
Sailing on the River: The Conception of “Water Space” in the Hua Ben in the Ming and Qing Dynasties

303-341

 
Bin-Yau Ko
A Study on the Orality and Folkishness of Early Buddhist Texts: Take “Sutta-nipāta” as the Research Object

343-376

 
Chiu-Hua Ko, Ting-Chung Huang
Yingge Ceramics Culture Industry and Regional Regeneration Model

377-403

 
Chi-Lin Yang
A Study of Anti-Americanism and Bush’s Neo-Conservative Foreign Policy

405-446

 

 

 

Volume 4, Number 1 (Apr., 2011)
Cheng-Sheng Tu
Changes in the Ancient World and the Problem of Determining a Place for Confucianists

1-54

 
Kuan-Chung Huang
Friends of the Arts: Lou Yue’s Artistic Cultivation and His Friends in Painting and Calligraphy

55-92

 
Hsu-Hua Chou
A Study on Political Momentum for Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Lessons from the Formation of Trade in Services Regime

93-117

 
Mei-Ching Lin
Exile Ideology in Taiwan Fu of Ching Dynasty

119-151

 
Shok-Fun Hon
The Study of Animals Writing in Taiwan Fu— Focus on Birds

153-192

 
Jhih-Ching Liu
Vernacular Literature and Literary Revolution: Hu Shi’s History of Vermicular Literature Reconsidered

193-222

 

 

Volume 4, Number 2 (Oct., 2011)
Pin-chia Feng
Birth of Nations: Representing the Partition of India in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India

225-240

 
Ching-Shan Wu
The Issues and Trends of Higher Education Reform in Taiwan

241-280

 
Pang-Hsin Ting
The Rhythm of Chinese Essays

281-292

 
Li-Ju Chen
Analyze the Special Needs for the Colleges Students with Disabilities

293-334

 
Fang-Tai Tseng, Jin-Li Hu, Yung-Yu Chen
Human Capital or Asset of Self-Confidence? The Mediating Effect of Self-Efficacy in the Relationship between College Graduate’s In-School Learning Experience and Employability

335-356

 
Chi-Shin Chang
International Security Institutions’ Intervention in Ethnic Conflicts-An Institutionalized Approach

357-397

 
Siaw-Fong Chung
A Corpus-based Analysis of “Create” and “Produce”

399-425

 

 

 

Volume 5, Number 1 (Apr., 2012)
Kuo-Shu Yang
Indigenous Psychology, Westernized Psychology, and Indigenized Psychology: A Non-Western Psychologist’s View

1-32

 
Chin-jung Chiu
Freud on Shakespeare: An Approach to Psychopathetic Characters

33-56

 
Pi-Yueh Chen
The Humanity Nature of Yu Hua’s “XU San-guan Selling Blood”

57-79

 
Chien-Yin Chen
Various Causes of Environmental Pollution and Their Influences on Public Expenditure and Pollution Abatement Expenditure

81-102

 
Ya-Ching Peng
A Study on Multiple Cultural Teaching: In Case of German Recycling

103-124

 
Yoau-Chau Jeng, Shu-Chuan Lu, Chuan-Yuan Chen, Chun-Chien Szu
A Study of the Relationship between Computer Anxiety and Learning Achievements of Junior High School Students

125-157

 
Wen-Min Lu, Dong-Sing He, Po-Yu Kao
The Relationship between Intellectual Capital and Dual-use Technology Development Program Performance

159-195

 
Chien-Ping Chung, Ching-Fang Lee, Yow-Mow Chen, Dong-Yang Wu
Planning New Type of Taxi Services from Consumers’ Viewpoints

197-226

 

 

Volume 5, Number 2 (Oct., 2012)
Ts’ui-jung Liu
Taiwan Studies in the Mainland China

229-262

 
Yu-Kwan Ng
The Epistemological Pluralism of Chang Tung-sun

263-316

 
Larry Hong-lin Li, Chiu-Ping Su
A Semantic Study of Mandarin Chinese Qiān and Southern Min Khan

317-351

 
Dong-Yuan Tai
Why Galileo Distanced Himself from Kepler?

353-388

 
Kuang-Cheng Andy Wang
A Brand-Outsourcing Firm’s Competitive Strategy: Integration or Disintegration?

389-409

 
Jeffrey J. Guo
The Analysis of Branding Fashionalization for Traditional Taiwan’s Clothing Industries in Global Markets

411-454

 

 

 

Volume 6, Number 1 (Apr., 2013)
Wen-Jung Liang, Ching-Chih Tseng
Insider Patentee and Transnational Licensing with Trade Barriers under Cournot Competition

1-16

 
Pei-Shan Kao
US-China Trade Dispute Bargaining: A Case Study of Car Tires

17-43

 
Chi-Chung Chia
Dissolution of Gender Binary and Stereotypical Femininity through Exploration of Cinematic Heroines in the 1990s Filmic Texts

45-68

 
Ying- Hsien Sheng, Kuo-Yi Lu
The Feminist Movement under the International Advocacy Networks – A Case of Gender Mainstream

69-98

 
Po-Hsuan Chen
In-depth Theme Examination and Multi-thinking of Topic Composition

99-121

 
Hui-Ling Hsu
Revising Research on Post-War Taiwan Counties (Cities) Water Conservation --Example as Three Volumes of Officially Revised Taoyuan County Gazetteer

123-159

 

 

Volume 6, Number 2 (Oct., 2013)
Jwu-Ting Chen, Kung-Pei Tang
A Study on the Implementation of Trans-disciplinary Education at the University

159-195

 
Nai-Huei Shen
Ang Lee’s Fantasy about China in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

197-213

 
Dong-Yuan Tai
Observation, Underdetermination, and Theory Evaluation

215-250

 
Hsun-Hsuan Su
“Insurance is Discredited”: Institutional Factors of the Formation of the Life Insurance Industry Stigma

251-298

 
Feng-Rou Chiou
On the Meaning of “Der” from Kang Mandate of Zhou Shu

299-322

 
Ting Fang
Does Language Shape Thought?: Chinese and English Speakers’ Conceptions of Amplifier Collocations

323-346

 
Chao-Wei Wang
Study on Controversy over the Establishment Process of EU Car Emission Reduction Policy from the Perspective of Sustainable Development -- Using the Legitimatization Process as an Example

347-390

 

 

 

Volume 7, Number 1 (Apr., 2014)
I-Shou Chi
An Analytic Study on Tao Yuan-Ming-- Delight in Study but Do Not Seek Abstruse Explanations

1-20

 
Shok-Fun Hon
The Representation of Zhēn Qín in Tang Poetry

21-48

 
Hui-Chih Yu
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Symbolic Meanings of Color

49-74

 
Hui-Chin Chang
Motivating TVES Nursing Students: Effects of CLT on Learner Motivation

75-102

 
Wei-Ning Pi, Jo-Ti Liu, Chi-Hsun Lee
A Study of Editing Chinese Literature Textbook via Integrating QFD and AHP

103-134

 
Sheng-Ang Shan, Yi-Ling Yeh, Kuan-Hung Liu
The Community-Based Treatment for Sexual Offenders in Taiwan: Current Situation and Criticism

135-166

 
Chen-Ling Hsu
An Exploration of the Imagination of Empire and Cultural Dialectic in Chen Yuhui’s China—A Primary Discussion from the Perspective of Materialism

167-189

 

 

Volume 7, Number 2 (Oct., 2014)
Chung-I Lin
A Belief History of Taiwan General Education

191-253

 
Mei-Ching Lin
The Homeland in the Poetry of Lin Er-jia and Lin Jing-ren

255-293

 
Mei-Hui Tsai, Feng-Fu Tsao
Teaching Taiwanese for Medical Purpose: A Pragmatic Approach to the Professionalism of Patient-centeredness and Taiwanese Vitality

295-325

 
Ai-Min Liu
From Spinoza’s Substance to Hegel’s Subject

327-357

 
Yi-Ching Lin
Reflection on Syrian Civil War: The Formation of One Failed State and the Spillover Crisis敘利亞內戰問題之啟示:一個失敗國家的形成與外溢危機

359-418

 
Yong-Lin Chen
A Preliminary Exploration of Yao Pei-Zhong’s Yi Xue Chan Yuan

419-452

 

 

 

Volume 8, Number 1 (Apr., 2015)
Kuan-Chung Huang
The Relationships between Sun Yinshi and Shi Miyuan

1-31

 
De-Ling Liu
The Possible Miss on the Collection and Classification Standard of the Miscellaneous Yuefu Songs--- Further Thoughts

33-67

 
Li Lin
Investigating Habermas’s Attitude towards the “Direct Democracy” in his Deliberative Theory: A Reflection via Carl Schmitt’s Constitutional Doctrine

69-118

 
Ping-Sing Kuo, Chen-Yu Liu
The Choice of Membership and Service Discrimination of File-Sharing Cloud Storage Service Provider

119-150

 
Sheng-Pen Wang
Gender and Human Capital of Mutual Fund Managers and the Operating Efficiency

151-172

 
Kuan Chee Wah
Malaysian Chinese Language Films under Malaysia National Cinema

173-202

 

 

Volume 8, Number 2 (Oct., 2015)
Shao-Jou Chou, Mei-Hui Tsai, Feng-Hwa Lu
Discourse Contexts and Mechanisms Relevant to Elderly Patients’ Presentation of Psychosocial Concerns— A Case Study Based in the Family Medicine Practice in Taiwan

203-256

 
Shu-Ching Chang
The Origin and Construction of the Image of Taiwan’s Nurses: A Case from the Journal of Nursing (Hu Shi Ji Kan)

257-299

 
Chia-Yung Liu
The Needs Analysis for the Development of Wellness and Health Promotion Industry in Japan

301-345

 
Yu-Lin Cheng
Effects of the Revelational Phonics Approach on Chinese L1 EFL Beginners’ Knowledge of the English Alphabetic Principle: Further Evidence from ‘Whole Word’, ‘Single Letter-Sound’, and ‘Digraph’ Reading

347-379

 
Fang-Hsiang Cheng
A Study of “Wen Sheng Yu Xue” in “Yong Jia Wen Pai”--Based on “Wen Ti” Theory of Ye Shi and Wu Zi Liang

381-414

 
An-Shen Chan
The Implementation of Changes to Ming Dynasty’s Monetary Policy Executed in Yunnan

415-446

 

 

 

Volume 9, Number 1 (Apr., 2016)
Shun-Chih Sun
Professional Translation as New Tendency of Translation: The Translation of Art in Motion: Quick Step into Mandarin as an Example

1-26

 
Ying-Chun Lai
English for Nursing: An Exploration of Taiwanese EFL Learners’ Needs

27-52

 
Wen-Chi Hu
An Investigation of Cooperative Learning (CL) on the Enhancement of Medical Majors Students’ Performance in Freshman English Courses

53-86

 
Chih-Shiang Wang
The Argumentation of Macpherson’s Political Theory on Liberal Democracy

87-114

 
I-Pin Yang
Comparative Analysis on the Stability of Political Party Electoral Competition in Taiwan and South Korea: Measuring the Electoral Volatility

115-150

 
Hui-Fen Hsu
Siddhartha: An Encounter of Buddhism and Postmodernism

151-175

 

 

Volume 9, Number 2 (Oct., 2016)
Shok-Fun Hon
The Research of Taiwan Temple Painted: Using Birds and Flowers Painting as an Example

177-220

 
Hsu, Hui-Yu
The First Rainbow of Taiwan’s Landscapes: The study of Poems of Eight Wonders recorded in Gong-Qian Gao’s Taiwan Chorography, Yiwenzhi

221-260

 
I-Chen Lee, Zhi-Ling Hsu
A Preliminary Study on the Relationship among College Students’ Physiognomy, Psychological Capital, and Learning Achievement

261-282

 
Yi-Rung Lin
“Perhaps I have Already Said Too Much”: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters and the Traveler’s Identity Crisis

283-305

 
Jiun-Iung Lei
A Study on Taiwanese College Students’ Use of Global Reading Strategies in Different Discourse Types

307-337

 
Sheng-Yu Wu
The Study on How Thought of Han Fei was Influenced by the Mohist School

339-368

 

 

 

Volume 10, Number 1 (Apr., 2017)
Chin-Cha Chun, Wan-Lan Chen
Attachment Style, Emotion, and Non-Suicidal Self-Harm Behavior of Male Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Negative Emotion and Emotion Regulation Difficulty

1-42

 
Yu-Yen Chang
Alfalfa in Homer’s Epics and Chinese Literature: A Comparative Study on the East and West Plants in Ancient Times

43-70

 
Mei-Ching Lin
From “A Pair of Embroidered Pillows” and “A Pleated Skirt” to “A Piece of Sky”: Women’s Issues in the Core Curriculum

71-96

 
Po-Kai Huang
Huai-Chin Nan Theory of Self-Cultivation

97-126

 
Chun-Sing Siu
The Metaphors of “Finger” and “Horse” in the Chapter of On Equalizing Things in the Zhuangzi: Criticisms and New Interpretation

127-161

 

 

Volume 10, Number 2 (Oct., 2017)
Pei-Shan Kao
Analysis of EU Anti-Terrorism Policy and Regimes

163-190

 
Hui-Fen Chiou
The Research of Joseon Jeongjo’s Shijing Lectures to Questiones and Answers

191-232

 
Tsai-Ying Wu, Hsiu-Mei Wang
The Study of How a School Execute and Integrate Resources among Institutes to Help a Foster Care Child and School Guidance in the Present Situation

233-268

 
Allen Walzem
The Vicious Moralist and His Legacy: A Critical Reanalysis of Samuel Johnson as Moral Figure

269-292

 
Li-Mei Lee
An Application of Archetypal Criticism in Literary Analyses Using Wood Job! as an Example

293-335

 

 

 

Volume 11, Number 1 (Apr., 2018)
Nai-Huei Shen
Alienation from the Land: A Sad Story of the Tramp in V. S. Naipaul’s Half a Life and Magic Seeds

1-23

 
Yi-Jou Lo
Traumatic Cree: Shirley Cheechoo’s Path with No Mocassions

25-46

 
Shu-Wei Hsieh
Rethinking the Research Method of Contemporary Daoism: Toward the Perspective of Daoist Oral History

47-73

 
Shu-Ching Chang
The Dissemination of Pediatric Vaccination Knowledge in Taiwan: Examples from United Daily News, China Times and Min Sheng Daily, 1950~1980s

75-117

 
Siaw-Fong Chung
An Investigation of Prepositions in the Fixed Frame [PREP the NOUN of ]: A Corpus-based Study of from, against, among, above, onto, and beside

119-146

 

 

Volume 11, Number 2 (Oct., 2018)
Ai-Min Liu
“Holy Trinity” as Viewed from Speculative Perspective: In the Context of Hegel's Encyclopaedia

147-182

 
Shok-Fun Hon
The Study of San Yu’s Animal Paintings

183-219

 
Jin-Li Hu, Chia-Ning Chiu, Yu-Chen Lin
A Metafrontier Efficiency Analysis of Bio-technology Companies in Taiwan

221-249

 
Shu-Chen Huang, Han-Yi Lin
University English Credit Programs in Taiwan—Practice Overview and a Case at National Chengchi University

251-284

 
Yi-Rung Lin
“Her happiness was from within”: Anne Elliot’s Bliss of Solitude and Self-Reliance in Jane Austen’s Persuasion

285-307

 

 

Volume 12, Number 1 (Apr., 2019)
Hung-Cheng Tai, Susan Shioumai Su
Effectiveness of On-line Teaching to Nursing College Students—A Process Writing Approach

1-54

 
Chin-Fang Wu
Crossing Borders: The Activities and Marketing Methods of Drug Vendors Documented in Qing Dynasty Archives

55-92

 
Chun-Hung Lin, Chen-Hao Chang, Chun-Hsuan Wang
The Relationship between Education Inequality and Income Gap in Taiwan: An Application of Spatial Econometrics

93-124

 
Mei-Ching Lin
Alternative Imagination of “Profession”: A Study of “Nyu-Jie-Hwen-Yuan” in Eileen Chang’s Fictions

125-160