Japanese Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Chris Berry, Eva Tsai

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition

    A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850

    By Pierre-Yves Donze

    The phenomena of Japan emerging as one of the most competitive industrial nations in the 20th century and the general shift of competitiveness to East Asia since the 1980s have been widely studied by many scholars from different fields of the social sciences. Drawing on sources from Japanese, Swiss…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Wealth of Nations and Regions

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    There is an increasing interest in inclusive wealth and inclusive wealth can be a solution for the problematic narrowness of the traditional national accounting system, which has been recognized for a long time. This book offers a comprehensive guide on this subject of inclusive wealth.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Moral Education in Japan

    Values in a global context

    By Marie Hjlund Roesgaard

    Japan’s Fundamental Law on Education was revised in 2006 and new curriculum guidelines along with new proposals for strengthening the position of moral education reflect the increased political focus, particularly by the two Abe-administrations. Changes include increased emphasis on patriotism, on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge
    Citizenship, Character and Values Education

  • Japan’s Environmental Politics and Governance

    From Trading Nation to EcoNation

    By Yasuo Takao

    Environmental issues stretch across scales of geographic space and require action at multiple levels of jurisdiction, including the individual level, community level, national level, and global level. Much of the scholarly work surrounding new approaches to environmental governance tends to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Manga's Cultural Crossroads

    Edited by Jaqueline Berndt, Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer

    Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga’s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Out of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    Reveries and Studies in New Japan

    By Lafcadio Hearn

    This book, first published in 1903, is an account of Lafcadio Hearn’s insights and experiences of Japan. Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer who was best known for his books about Japan and Japanese culture. This book will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan To-day (Routledge Revivals)

    By James A. B. Scherer

    This book, first published in 1904, aimed to provide an overview of the aspects of everyday Japanese life at the beginning of the twentieth century. This book will be of interest to students of history and Asian Studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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