Routledge Benefits for JAWS Members

Enjoy special discounts* and free shipping with Routledge

As a JAWS member did you know you can enjoy a 70% discount on all 29 books in the JAWS/Routledge series? Simply add the promotion code JAWS1 at the checkout.  


In addition you can also get a 20% discount on all other books in the Routledge catalogue with promotion code S049.


*Please note that these discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount and only apply to print books purchased directly from www.routledge.com.

Books in the JAWS/Routledge Series

  • Escaping Japan

    Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blai Guarné, Paul Hansen

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Religion in Japanese Daily Life

    1st Edition

    By David C. Lewis

    Are Japanese people religious – and, if so, in what ways? David Lewis addresses this question from the perspective of ordinary Japanese people in the context of their life cycles, and explores why they engage in religious activities. He not only discusses how Japanese people engage in different…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • The Japanese Family

    Touch, Intimacy and Feeling, 1st Edition

    By Diana Adis Tahhan

    This book explores how the relationship between child and parent develops in Japan, from the earliest point in a child’s life, through the transition from family to the wider world, first to playschools and then schools. It shows how touch and physical contact are important for engendering intimacy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Happiness and the Good Life in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Manzenreiter, Barbara Holthus

    Contemporary Japan is in a state of transition, caused by the forces of globalization that are derailing its ailing economy, stalemating the political establishment and generating alternative lifestyles and possibilities of the self. Amongst this nascent change, Japanese society is confronted with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mark K. Watson

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of…

    Hardback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Japanese Tree Burial

    Ecology, Kinship and the Culture of Death, 1st Edition

    By Sébastien Penmellen Boret

    Tree burial, a new form of disposal for the cremated remains of the dead, was created in 1999 by Chisaka Genpo, the head priest of a Zen Buddhist temple in northern Japan. Instead of a conventional family gravestone, perpetuating the continuity of a household and its identity, tree burial uses vast…

    Hardback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

Related Titles

  • Understanding Japanese Society

    5th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Yumiko Ohara

    Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective. While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sungmoon Kim, Hsin-wen Lee

    Since the late 1980s, many East Asian countries have become more multicultural, a process marked by increased democracy and pluralism despite the continuing influence of nationalism, which has forced these countries in the region to re-envision their nations. Many such countries have had to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Japanese Studies

    Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaori Okano, Yoshio Sugimoto

    Japanese Studies has provided a fertile space for non-Eurocentric analysis for a number of reasons. It has been embroiled in the long-running internal debate over the so-called Nihonjinron, revolving around the extent to which the effective interpretation of Japanese society and culture requires…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • 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 successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This new and fully updated second 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    Japanese literature and film have frequently been approached using lenses such as language, genre and ideology. Yet, despite a succession of major social traumas that have marked, and in many ways shaped and defined much of modern Japan, Japanese fiction and cinema have not often been examined…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this book introduces students to the formation, collapse, and rebirth of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives offered by a range of eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, the main Buddhist and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

Author Directions

Do you want to turn your PhD into a book but not sure how to go about it?
OR 
Are you a published author already and wondering how to increase the discoverability of your book?

Author Directions: Navigating your success...

Wherever you are on your author journey, you're sure to find our range of Author Directions FREE resources helpful.

Find out more

Access over 2,500 journals

View the latest two full volumes from any of our 2,500 journals.

Access over 2,500 Journals

To start your access:

  • On the journal’s homepage, click the green button
  • Sign in or register for an account
  • Start browsing

Online access is for 14 days from activation, to all content published in the latest two full volumes in selected journals. Please note each voucher can only be activated once.