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  • Superhuman Japan

    Knowledge, Nation and Culture in US-Japan Relations

    By Marie Thorsten

    This book examines the imaginative narratives that shaped the attitudes of Americans (and others) toward Japan. Focusing on cultural aspects of economic nationalism and US-Japan relations during the trade war Marie Thorsten uses examples from public discourse, film, documentaries, novels, acts of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Governing Insecurity in Japan

    The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response

    Edited by Wilhelm Vosse, Reinhard Drifte, Verena Blechinger-Talcott

    Since the end of the Cold War, Japan's security environment has changed significantly. While, on the global level, the United States is still Japan's most important security partner, the nature of the partnership has changed as a result of shifting demands from the United States, new international…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Japan’s Civil-Military Diplomacy

    The Banks of the Rubicon

    By Dennis T. Yasutomo

    Since the early 1990s, there has been a clear evolution in the military dimension of Japanese diplomacy. From Gulf War I in 1991 to the present day, an incremental but unmistakable acceptance of, and resort to, military dispatches has taken place, and yet crucially, Japan has not morphed into a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Politics in Asia

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Politics in Asia

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980's to 2015

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. B. Montgomery

    This book, first published in 1908, is a result of Helen Barrett Montgomery’s visits to Japan, and the way in which she experienced Japanese life and culture. This book thoroughly examines aspects such as religion, language, trade and education in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Japanese Communist Party

    Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass

    By Peter Berton

    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 – 2016-10-01
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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