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  1. Race, Resistance and the Ainu of Japan

    By Richard M. Siddle

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Once thought of as a 'vanishing people', the Ainu are now reasserting both their culture and their claims to be the 'indigenous' people of Japan. Race, Resistance and the Ainu of Japan is the first major study to trace the outlines of Ainu history. It explores the ways in which competing versions...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Race and Migration in Imperial Japan

    By Michael Weiner

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    A high degree of cultural and racial homogeneity has long been associated with Japan, with its political discourse and with the lexicon of post-war Japanese scholarship. This book examines underlying assumptions. The author provides an analysis of racial discourse in Japan, its articulation and...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Japan and the G7/8

    1975-2002

    By Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book analyses Japan's international relations and participation in the multilateral forum, the G8, since its creation in 1975. The author explores the motivation of the Japanese government and non-governmental actor's aims and objectives and examines how and to what extent they have been...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interfirm Networks in the Japanese Electronics Industry

    By Ralph Paprzycki

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Interfirm Networks in the Japanese Electronics Industry analyses changes in production networks in the Japanese electronics industry. Japan's post-war success in the assembly industries is frequently attributed to innovative approaches to the organization of production: Japanese assemblers have...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China

    A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation

    By Yew Meng Lai

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Despite flourishing economic interactions and deepening interdependence, the current political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and China remains lukewarm at best. Indeed, bilateral relations reached an unprecedented nadir during the spring of 2005, and again more recently in autumn 2012,...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crises

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Extensive news coverage of humanitarian crises, especially on television, has led to a strong public awareness of the importance of humanitarian activities. This innovative book examines the evolution of Japan’s response to humanitarian crises, placing it in the context of global...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security, 2nd Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The new edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations....

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Security Identity

    From a Peace-State to an International-State

    By Bhubhindar Singh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the end of the Cold War, there has been a significant change in Japanese security policy, as Japan’s security identity has shifted from a peace state, to an international state. In this book, Bhubhindar Singh argues that from the 1990s onwards, the Japanese security policymaking elite...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Japan's Subnational Governments in International Affairs

    By Purnendra Jain

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book moves away from the common belief that Japan’s international relations are firmly the preserve of the national government in Japan’s highly centralised political system. Examining examples of subnational governments (SNGs) across Japan the book uncovers a significant and generally...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge