The new book ” Sense and Sensibility: Selected Works of Jih-Wen Lin ” has been published.
This volume collects Jih-Wen Lin’s most important and influential research. It is organized by four themes, including rational choice, constitution and semi-presidentialism, electoral systems, and Cross-Strait relations. Each theme is preceded by a review article that evaluates the context and contribution of Jih-Wen Lin’s works. Jin-Wen Lin was one of the leading political scientists in Taiwan. He used to be the director of the Institute of Political Science. Motivated by his passion for the political and democratic development of Taiwan, he applied rational choice theory to investigate key political issues of Taiwan in numerous academic studies.