How do states determine which geographical areas will be included in their territorial and maritime claims? This article uses an in-depth case study of Taiwan’s South China Sea claim to argue that national identity, as played out through party politics, is a dominant factor shaping Taiwan’s territorial and maritime claims.
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Errata: In the September/October 2016 issue (volume 56 number 5, pages 836 and 849), there was a technical printing error in Figures 1b and 2 of the article by Ajay Raina that resulted in a loss of data on the graphs. This online article contains the restored figures in their original, correct state. The error is regretted.