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  • 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

  • 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

  • Japan and the Asian Pacific Region

    Profile of Change, 1st Edition

    By Masahide Shibusawa

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the spectacular economic growth of the Asia Pacific region in the 1970s and 1980s. How did a group of non-Western nations, in an area plagued by war, achieve such success, so quickly? Japan was the driving force in the region, and a dominant influence on…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Sino-Japanese Relations

    China's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Laura Newby

    This book, first published in 1988, analyses the economic changes that China and Japan underwent in the 1980s – changes that not only underlined, but also added to, the complexity of the relationship between these two important Asian powers. China saw a key role for Japan in its modernization plans…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • U.S./Japan Foreign Trade

    An Annotated Bibliography of Socioeconomic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Rita E. Neri

    This bibliography, first published in 1988, consists of annotated entries of monographs and journal articles published in English that discuss socio-economic aspects of Japanese society as well as the general and economic dynamics of United States-Japan trade relations. Emphasis is on the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Japan at the Summit

    Its Role in the Western Alliance and in Asian Pacific Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Shiro Saito

    This book, first published in 1990 and written from a Japanese perspective, examines the gradual transformation of Japan's traditional role in world politics since the Second World War. With Japan's postwar economic success came calls from many quarters for it to match its economic involvement with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics, 1st Edition

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan's International Democracy Assistance as Soft Power

    Neoclassical Realist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Maiko Ichihara

    Japan has increasingly emphasized democracy assistance since the mid-2000s, such that it now constitutes a major part of Japan’s foreign policy. This approach is an ostensible departure from the country’s traditional foreign policy stance, which tries to avoid bringing values to the forefront of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the Association of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, while 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.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

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