Japanese Politics Products

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics, 1st Edition

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan's International Democracy Assistance as Soft Power

    Neoclassical Realist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Maiko Ichihara

    Japan has increasingly emphasized democracy assistance since the mid-2000s, such that it now constitutes a major part of Japan’s foreign policy. This approach is an ostensible departure from the country’s traditional foreign policy stance, which tries to avoid bringing values to the forefront of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the Association of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, while it has pursued a decidedly pacifist post-war foreign policy. Recently, however, there has been talk of Constitutional reform, especially since the new security legislation of 2016.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas, Securing the State, 1st Edition

    By Christian Wirth

    Grounded in extensive empirical research, Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics addresses the major issues of geopolitics in the region that have been and will continue to shape the international politics of the Asia-Pacific for years to come. Covering the nation-states…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda’s successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This new and fully updated second edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Japanese Political Economy Revisited

    Abenomics and Institutional Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Chiavacci, Sébastien Lechevalier

    During the last 30 years, the Japanese political economy system has experienced significant changes that are usually not well understood or analysed because of their complexity and contradictions. This book provides new analyses and insights on the process of evolving Japanese political economy…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Party of Japan in Power

    Challenges and Failures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Koichi Nakano

    When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in September 2009, Japanese citizens expected the imminent arrival of a new political era, characterized by a two-party system. However, in addition to the triple disasters of March 2011, the DPJ faced numerous difficulties arising from its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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