This important collection analyses the changing context of China's relationship with Japan. Its eminent international contributors address core issues including strategic concerns; security; the issue of Taiwan; diplomacy; economic relations; trade; the role of firms and currency. The book brings together a wide range of perspectives to offer a rich and varied understanding of one of Asia's most crucial and complex relationships.
Table of Contents
1. Yang Daqing Mirror for the Future of the History Card? Understanding the History Problem
2. Zhao Quansheng Sino-Japanese Relations in the Context of the Beijing-Tokyo-Washington Triangle
3. Reinhard Drifte Engagement Japanese Style
4. Chris Hughes Sino-Japanese Relations and Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD)
5. Phil Deans The Taiwan Question: Reconciling the Irreconcilable
6. Jin Xide The Background and the Trend of the Partnership
7. Marie Söderberg The Role of ODA in the Relationship
8. Hanns Gunther Hilpert and Nakagene Katsuji Economic Relations: What Can We Learn from Trade and FDI?
9. Hu Xinxin Japanese Firms in China: What Problems and Difficulties are they Facing?
10. Jochen Legewie Managing the Global-Local Dilemma: Problems in Controlling Japanese Subsidiaries in China
'This collection of essays is a very valuable addition to the existing literature on Sino-Japanese relations ... arguably the most comprehensive and up-to-date study currently available ... the analyses contained in the essays are keen and perceptive, often accompanied by useful data and charts ... strongly recommended to all students of East Asian affairs.' - International Affairs
'A well-written collection of essays' - Asian Affairs