This book is about the processes by which Japanese decision-makers have attempted to adapt to the modern regime of ocean management, both at the central level and in the separate sectors of ocean interests. It examines Japan's position in the international political economy of the oceans. .
Table of Contents
1. Japan and the Ocean 2. How Japan Handled UNCLOS Issues: Does Japan Have an Ocean Policy? 3. Consensus Building in the Council for Ocean Development 4. Japanese Ocean Science and Technology Policy and the National Budget 5. The Reconstruction of the Japanese Shipbuilding Industry 6. A Cybernetic Analysis of Japan's Fishery Policy Process 7. Developing a Manganese Nodule Policy for Japan 8. Japan's Foreign Negotiations over Offshore Petroleum Development: An Analysis of Decision-Making in the Japan-Korea Continental Shelf Joint Development Program 9. Coastal Management and Nuclear Power: Siting a Nuclear Power Plant at Onagawa 10. Japan's Ocean Policy: An Assessment