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  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Negotiating the U.S.–Japan Alliance

    Japan Confidential

    By Yukinori Komine

    In recent years, the U.S.–Japan alliance has marked several anniversaries, including 40 years since the 1969 decision on the reversion of Okinawa. These occasions have provided crucial opportunities to reassess the continuing significance of U.S.–Japan security and diplomatic relations, prompting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Development Cooperation

    The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia

    Edited by André Asplund, Marie Soderberg

    The world order as we know it is currently undergoing profound changes, and in its wake, so is foreign aid. Donors of foreign aid, development assistance or development cooperation around the world are already facing new challenges in the changing development architecture. This is an architecture…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Local Political Participation in Japan

    A Case Study of Oita

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Asia-Pacific Region

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • The EU–Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China

    The Crisis of Liberalism

    Edited by Axel Berkofsky, Christopher W Hughes, Paul Midford, Marie Söderberg

    Both the European Union and Japan have been major beneficiaries and supporters of the liberal international order, first led by the United States since the end of World War II. During this period, they have emerged as global powers, however, the very order that nurtured their rise is now facing…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Electoral Survey Methodology

    Insight from Japan on using computer assisted personal interviews

    Edited by Masaru Kohno, Yoshitaka Nishizawa

    While it has been some time since computer technologies were first introduced to social surveys, their methodological advantages, as well as potential limitations, are not yet fully appreciated by the relevant communities of scholars, mass media and governmental organizations. What can…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Contemporary Politics

    By Akio Igarashi

    In the post-war period, Japanese politics has evolved considerably, with issues of gender, representation and household economics becoming increasingly salient. Meanwhile, since the end of the Cold War, Japan has joined other developed states in the process of decentralization and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Hegemony and the US‒Japan Alliance

    By Misato Matsuoka

    It is widely recognised that the increasing importance of the US‒Japan alliance is strongly linked to emerging threats in the Asia Pacific, with China’s rise and the ambitions of North Korea having brought the two allies closer together. This book, however, seeks to question whether these factors…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • The Japanese Communist Party

    Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass

    By Peter Berton, Sam Atherton

    This book provides an historical overview of the Japanese Communist Party from its foundation to the present. It outlines the development of the party, explores its stance on key issues and discusses how the party has set a high moral tone, avoiding compromising coalitions with other parties, being…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • On the Persistence of the Japanese "History Problem"

    Historicism and the International Politics of History

    By Hitomi Koyama

    In Japan, people often refer August 15, 1945 as the end of "that war." But the duration of "that war" remains vague. At times, it refers to the fifteen years of war in the Asia-Pacific. At others, it refers to an imagination of the century long struggle between the East and the West that…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Fourth and Revised 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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