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  • Japan and Germany as Regional Actors

    Evaluating Change and Continuity after the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Sakaki

    The end of the Cold War and the bipolar era constituted a significant change in Germany's and Japan's foreign policy settings, granting both countries greater leeway to pursue policies divergent from Washington's strategy. This important book fills a gap in the existing literature by employing an…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Japan's Relations with Southeast Asia

    The Fukuda Doctrine and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Er Lam

    The Fukuda Doctrine has been the official blueprint to Japan’s foreign policy towards Southeast Asia since 1977. This book examines the Fukuda Doctrine in the context of Japan-Southeast Asia relations, and discusses the possibility of a non-realist approach in the imagining and conduct of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Buraku Issue and Modern Japan

    The Career of Matsumoto Jiichiro, 1st Edition

    By Ian Neary

    Written by an internationally recognized specialist on Buraku studies, this book casts new light on majority-minority relations and the struggle for Buraku liberation. Ian Neary focuses on the Burakumin activist, left-wing politician, family company manager and arguably the most important Buraku…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Decoding Boundaries in Contemporary Japan

    The Koizumi Administration and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Hook

    This book sheds light on the changing nature of contemporary Japan by decoding a range of political, economic and social boundaries. With a focus on the period following the inauguration of Prime Minister Koizumi Junichirō, the book grows out of a recognition that, with the Koizumi administration…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japan and Okinawa

    Structure and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen D. Hook, Richard Siddle

    Japan and Okinawa provides an up-to-date, coherent and theoretically informed examination of Okinawa from the perspective of political economy and society. It combines a focus on structure and subjectivity as a way to analyze Okinawa, Okinawans and their relationship with global, regional and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Japan: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about…

    Paperback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food

    The International Politics of Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Barclay, Graeme Smith

    China Japan and South Korea’s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

  • Party Politics in Japan

    Political Chaos and Stalemate in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald J. Hrebenar, Akira Nakamura

    The Japanese political system is a parliamentary democracy and was the first western style government in Asia when the parliamentary system was adopted in the 1880s. It has a multiparty system, free elections, and a parliament that functions much the same way that any other democratic parliament…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan's Interventionist State

    The Role of the MAFF, 1st Edition

    By Aurelia George-Mulgan

    Japan's Interventionist State gives a detailed examination of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and its role in promoting, protecting and preserving the regime of agricultural support and protection. This account is integral to the author's extended and multidimensional…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Political Economy of Reproduction in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Takeda Hiroko

    This book analyzes the political economy of reproduction and its role in the process of Japanese modernization. Hiroko analyzes state attempts and policies to intervene into women's bodies and everyday lives to integrate them into the Japanese political economy. Based on Foucault's concept of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Language, Ideology and Japanese History Textbooks

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Barnard

    The Japanese history textbook debate is one that keeps making the news, particularly with reference to claims that Japan has never 'apologised properly' for its actions between 1931 and 1945, and that it is one of the few liberal, democratic countries in which textbooks are controlled and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • International Relations and Identity

    A Dialogical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Guillaume

    International Relations and Identity examines the issue of collective political identity formation and expands the concept of the international beyond the notion of states. Providing a dialogical approach to questions of identity and alterity in International Relations, the author considers how…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    New International Relations

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