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  • 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

  • Japan's Postwar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Lucken, Anne Bayard-Sakai, Emmanuel Lozerand

    Historical surveys of postwar Japan are usually established on the grounds that the era is already over, interpreting "postwar" to be the years directly proceeding World War II. However, the contributors to this book take a unique approach to the concept of the postwar epoch and treat it as a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan in the Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carin Holroyd, Ken Coates

    The multiple and diverse forces of globalization have, indeed, affected Japan significantly over the past decades. But so, it must be said, has Japan influenced a variety of critical global developments - globalization is not a one-way street, particularly for a nation as economically influential…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Policy Entrepreneurship and Elections in Japan

    A Political Biogaphy of Ozawa Ichirō, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Oka

    Ozawa Ichirō is one of the most important figures in Japanese politics, having held the positions of Chief Secretary of the Liberal Democrat Party and, after defection from the LDP, President of the Democratic Party of Japan. Ozawa has distinctive ideas that set him apart from the average Japanese…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France

    When the Opposition Governs, 1st Edition

    By Koichi Nakano

    Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Social Networks and Japanese Democracy

    The Beneficial Impact of Interpersonal Communication in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Ken'ichi Ikeda, Sean Richey

    Many who critique democracy as practiced in East Asia suggest that the Confucian political culture of these nations prevents democracy from being the robust participatory type, and limits it to a spectacle designed to create obedience from the public. Certainly some East Asian nations have had…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Asia-Pacific Security Dynamics in the Obama Era

    A New World Emerging, 1st Edition

    By S Mahmud Ali

    This book examines the critical changes to the Asia-Pacific security architecture emerging in the context of shifts in the global order as the Obama Administration’s major strategic innovation and likely legacy unfold. The author reviews the state of the international security system during the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nissim Otmazgin, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This volume examines the relations between popular culture production and export and the state in East and Southeast Asia including the urban centres and middle-classes of Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand, and the Philippines. It addresses the shift in…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy

    The conflict between principles and practice, 1st Edition

    By Midori Kagawa-Fox

    This book examines the Japanese government policies that impact on the environment in order to determine whether they incorporate a sufficient ethical substance. Through the three case studies on whaling, nuclear energy, and forestry, the author explores how Western philosophers combined their…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Chinese Hsinhai Revolution

    G. E. Morrison and Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1897-1920, 1st Edition

    By Eiko Woodhouse

    The Chinese Hsinhai Revolution explores and explains for the first time the important role of G. E. Morrison in great power diplomacy in China from the end of the Russo-Japanese War to the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. The work is based on a wide range of multinational scholarly sources and in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    Soka Gakkai Youth and Komeito, 1st Edition

    By Anne Mette Fisker-Nielsen

    Presenting a study of politics at grassroots level among young Japanese, this book examines the alliance between the religious movement Soka Gakkai (the ‘Value-creation Society’) and Komeito (the ‘Clean Government Party’), which shared power with the Liberal Democratic Party from 1999 to 2009.…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

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