Asian Studies: Japanese Studies

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Fourth and Revised Edition book cover

    The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Archaeology of Prehistoric Japan book cover

    The Archaeology of Prehistoric Japan

    1st Edition

    By Simon Kaner, Werner Steinhaus

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley book cover

    Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This new and fully updated 2nd edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to assess the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions: Theory, Industry and Aesthetics book cover

    Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia: Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes book cover

    Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice M. L. Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan: The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan book cover

    Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan, 1st Edition

    By Niki Alsford

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11 
    Routledge

  • The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive book cover

    The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Local Politics and National Policy: Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond book cover

    Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange book cover

    The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Jun Teng

    This book traces back to the history of Japanese civilization, clarifies the unique thinking mode of Japanese nation, analyses the unique aesthetic viewpoints. It also describes the communication history of culture between China and Japan from BC 3rd century to the Late Qing Dynasty. Taking the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan: Histories Against the Grain book cover

    Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan

    Histories Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    By Erik Ropers

    Shedding new light on how the histories of zainichi Koreans have been written, consumed, and discussed, this book addresses the roots of postwar debates concerning the wartime experiences of Koreans in Japan. Providing an overview of the complicated historiography, it explores the experiences of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition book cover

    Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition, 1st Edition

    By Heide Imai

    The Japanese urban alleyway, which was once part of people’s personal spatial sphere and everyday life has been transformed by diverse and competing interests. Marginalised through the emergence of new forms of housing and public spaces, re-appropriated by different fields, and re-invented by the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

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