Japanese Politics Products

  • New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa, Philip Seaton

    Over the last 70 years, Japanese Studies scholarship has gone through several dominant paradigms, from ‘demystifying the Japanese’, to analysis of Japanese economic strength, to discussion of global interest in Japanese popular culture. This book assesses this literature, considering future…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japanese Democracy and Lessons for the United States

    Eight Counterintuitive Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Ray Christensen

    This book presents a collection of lessons on how best to run elections and politics, using examples from the Japanese experience and showing how elections operate in a non-Western democracy. Featuring extensive data and evidence from both Japan and the United States, the themes covered include…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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

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

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Kōji Nakakita

    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 – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • 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 that 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…

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

  • 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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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 – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Leo Strauss in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Sungwoo Park

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

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • 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

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Companies in China

    Political Crisis and Multinational Firms, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Vekasi

    In the context of political tensions and rising economic interdependence between Japan and China, this book studies how Japanese multinational companies try to minimize damages and manage their own fear and uncertainty to sustain their business interests. Using a qualitative approach, including…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyzes initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) toward Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the discourse…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

2Series in Japanese Politics

Product Search