Japanese Politics Products

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Nakakita Kōji

    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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • 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 multilateral relationship. Featuring interviews with decision-makers and experts from Japan, China, Kazakhstan…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The EU–Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China

    The Crisis of Liberalism, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Hegemony and the US‒Japan Alliance

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    ‘Caste’, a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Eu-Japan Relations And The Crisis of Multilateralism

    1st Edition

    By Julie Gilson

    Presenting the history of relations between the European Union and Japan, this book explains the origins and significance of the momentous 2018 Economic Partnership Agreement and its parallel Strategic Partnership Agreement. Set within the historical context of the 1991 Hague Declaration and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Reassessing Japan’s Cold War

    Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    As memories of the savage conflict inaugurated by the attack on Pearl Harbor recede, the ethical foundations that influenced postwar interpretations of Japan’s role during the Cold War era are crumbling on different fronts. Retracing Japanese history during the Sixties, this book locates the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan, sheds new light on the adoption of concepts which motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Leo Strauss in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Sungwoo Park

    This book analyses the reception of Leo Strauss and his political philosophy in Northeast Asia. By juxtaposing the central idea of Strauss’ political philosophy with the question of modernity, the contributors explore the eclectic adaptations of Strauss in Northeast Asian countries as a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo

    Power Struggles, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown

    This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of citizen activism in Tokyo, it also situates the movement within the framework of a global struggle for democracy, from…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Social Division in Contemporary Japan

    Rethinking Discourses of Inclusion and Exclusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshikazu Shiobara, Kohei Kawabata, Joel Matthews

    The recent manifestation of exclusionism in Japan has emerged at a time of intensified neoliberal economic policies, increased cross-border migration brought on by globalization, the elevated threat of global terrorism, heightened tensions between East Asian states over historical and territorial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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