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  • Japan Through the Lens of the Tokyo Olympics Open Access

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Holthus, Isaac Gagné, Wolfram Manzenreiter, Franz Waldenberger

    This book situates the 2020 Tokyo Olympics within the social, economic and political challenges facing contemporary Japan. Using the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a lens into the city and the country as a whole, the stellar line up of contributors offer hidden insights and new perspectives on the Games.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-04-05 
    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 – 2020-03-06 
    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

  • Local Political Participation in Japan

    A Case Study of Oita, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

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

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Trust and Mistrust in Contemporary Japanese Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Lukner, Alexandra Sakaki

    This book offers a timely examination of the role of trust – or lack thereof – in contemporary Japanese politics. It portrays the political trust deficit prevalent in Japan through a unique range of case studies, illustrating how mistrust, rather than trust, impacts politics in Japan today. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades.This book explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, burgeoning transnational trade, investment and production linkages have emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The appearance of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the attention of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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