Asian Studies: Japanese Studies

  • Match-Fixing in Sport: Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond book cover

    Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge

  • Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan: Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives book cover

    Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan

    Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    This book, based on extensive original research, presents a detailed analysis of the varying opportunities and challenges experienced by Japanese women with professional careers, an important category of the population in Japan, whose lives remain little known. It addresses many key issues,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Trade Strategy and the Asian-Pacific Region book cover

    Trade Strategy and the Asian-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Corbet

    This volume, first published in 1970, assesses the major reappraisal of US world commercial policy that took place in the 1960s – in particular the wishes for free trade treaties that would bring about the liberalisation of international trade.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • United States Trade Relations with the Newly Industrializing Countries in the Pacific Basin book cover

    United States Trade Relations with the Newly Industrializing Countries in the Pacific Basin

    1st Edition

    By Won Kwang Paik

    With the resurgence of ‘new Protectionism’, international trade and trade relations are once again prime topics for study. This book, first published in 1997, examines in detail the different ways to answer the questions: What are the causes of trade relations? And specifically, what factors…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Asian and United States Market Reactions to Trade Restrictions book cover

    Asian and United States Market Reactions to Trade Restrictions

    1st Edition

    By Qian Sun

    The effect of US protectionist policy on stock prices of firms in the US and abroad is still an open question. This book, first published in 1996, investigates the effects of trade restrictions at the level of the individual firm, focusing on US, Taiwan and South Korea.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • The Asiatic Mode of Production: Science and Politics book cover

    The Asiatic Mode of Production

    Science and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne M. Bailey, Josep R. Llobera

    This wide-ranging collection of articles, first published in 1981, documents the development of the intellectual and political aspects of the concept of the Asiatic Mode of Production – a concept central to the Western understanding of non-capitalist societies.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Japan and the New Silk Road: Diplomacy, Development and Connectivity book cover

    Japan and the New Silk Road

    Diplomacy, Development and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    By Nikolay Murashkin

    This book presents a study of Japanese involvement in post-Soviet Central Asia since the independence of these countries in 1991, examining the reasons for progress and stagnation in this multi-lateral relationship. Featuring interviews with decision-makers and experts from Japan, China, Kazakhstan…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan: The Realities of ‘Power’ book cover

    The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Kōji Nakakita

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

  • Local Political Participation in Japan: A Case Study of Oita book cover

    Local Political Participation in Japan

    A Case Study of Oita, 1st Edition

    By Dani Daigle Kida

    How Do Japanese Citizens Participate Politically? Most Japanese citizens, perhaps with a bit of a chuckle, would answer that ‘average’ Japanese do not participate in politics. While political attitudes in other countries have fluctuated corresponding to social, political, and economic climates of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

  • The US-Japan Security Community: Theoretical Understanding of Transpacific Relationships book cover

    The US-Japan Security Community

    Theoretical Understanding of Transpacific Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Hidekazu Sakai

    Drawing on the work of Karl W. Deutsch, this book argues that the United States and Japan have formed their own security community, based on a sense of “collective identity.” In so doing, it provides a new theoretical outlook on co- operation between the United States and Japan, offering a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism book cover

    Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    1st Edition

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

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