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  • Japan and the G7/8

    1975-2002, 1st Edition

    By Hugo Dobson

    This book analyses Japan's international relations and participation in the multilateral forum, the G8, since its creation in 1975. The author explores the motivation of the Japanese government and non-governmental actor's aims and objectives and examines how and to what extent they have been…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • The Quest for Japan's New Constitution

    An Analysis of Visions and Constitutional Reform Proposals 1980-2009, 1st Edition

    By Christian G. Winkler

    This book examines the many attempts over the last three decades to revise Japan’s constitution. As the book shows, these attempts at revision have been relatively conservative, aiming to embed in the constitution visions of a different future for Japan. Specific reforms advocated include: enabling…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12

  • Changing Power Relations in Northeast Asia

    Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Soderberg

    This book analyses the Japanese-South Korean relationship from various angles including politics, security, economics, culture and immigration. In a sense the two countries are natural partners. Both are democratic societies, they are economically strong and are the only two Asian countries that…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Koizumi and Japanese Politics

    Reform Strategies and Leadership Style, 1st Edition

    By Yu Uchiyama

    This book offers an empirical and theoretical study of the Koizumi administration, covering such issues as the characteristics of its political style, its domestic and foreign policies, and its larger historical significance. The key questions that guide its approach are: what enabled Koizumi to…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

  • Soft Power in Japan-China Relations

    State, sub-state and non-state relations, 1st Edition

    By Utpal Vyas

    Soft power has tended to be overlooked in the field of international relations, often dismissed as lacking relevance or robustness as a theoretical concept. This book seeks to expand upon the idea of ‘soft power’ in international relations and to investigate how it actually functions by looking at…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Asia, the US and Extended Nuclear Deterrence

    Atomic Umbrellas in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Andrew O'Neil

    Since the end of the Cold War, significant attention has focussed on the issue of nuclear deterrence and in particular whether formal nuclear security guarantees from nuclear weapons states to non-nuclear weapons states involving the possible use of nuclear weapons have a place in the twenty-first…

    Paperback – 2013-03-07

  • Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crises

    1st Edition

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    Extensive news coverage of humanitarian crises, especially on television, has led to a strong public awareness of the importance of humanitarian activities. This innovative book examines the evolution of Japan’s response to humanitarian crises, placing it in the context of global…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japan's Subnational Governments in International Affairs

    1st Edition

    By Purnendra Jain

    This book moves away from the common belief that Japan’s international relations are firmly the preserve of the national government in Japan’s highly centralised political system. Examining examples of subnational governments (SNGs) across Japan the book uncovers a significant and generally…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japan and East Asian Monetary Regionalism

    Towards a Proactive Leadership Role?, 1st Edition

    By Shigeko Hayashi

    Based on original fieldwork including interviews held with Japanese officials, this text provides important new insight into Japan and East Asian relations, principally through the close examination of changes in Japan’s regional policy. Furthering discussions on Japan’s new regional activism,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • The Changing Japanese Political System

    The Liberal Democratic Party and the Ministry of Finance, 1st Edition

    By Harumi Hori

    Japan’s political stability was shattered after the general election of July 1993 when the conservative Liberal Democratic Party’s thirty-eight year domination ended in defeat. This book examines the impact the 1993 general election had on Japanese politics. Although the LDP regained the position…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Globalizing Regional Development in East Asia

    Production Networks, Clusters, and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Wai-chung Yeung

    Significant historical and geographical differences account for the many processes and trajectories of regional development in East Asia. These historical and geographical specificities in East Asia have prompted serious re-examination of existing theories in regional development, and in particular…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Regions and Cities

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