Japanese Politics Products

  • Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    Edited by James D. J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US-Japan defence cooperation. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Can Japan Ever Recover?

    By Leo Lewis

    It is now more than a decade since the bursting of Japan's economic bubble. Despite ten years of promised reform, its problems are still spiralling out of control. In the course of the next two years many of these problems, either for domestic or external reasons, will reach breaking point. Lewis…

    Hardback – 2017-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, whilst it has pursued a decidedly pacifist post-war foreign policy. Recently, however, there has been talk of Constitutional reform, especially since the new security legislation of 2016.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas Securing the State

    By Christian Wirth

    Grounded in extensive empirical research, Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics addresses the major issues of geopolitics in the region that have been and will continue to shape the international politics of the Asia-Pacific for years to come. Covering the nation-states…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    Now in its new and fully updated third edition, The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific continues to provide a compelling analysis of a region undergoing dramatic changes. Based on new research and offering fresh interpretation, this edition evaluates the prospects for continuing US dominance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process

    By Pedro Amakasu Raposo

    The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was established in 1993 with the intention of creating opportunities for trade and investment on both sides and the promotion of sustainable development. In 2003, the conference translated Japanese aid policy to Africa into three key…

    Paperback – 2017-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

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