Japanese Politics Products

  • On the Persistence of the Japanese History Problem

    Historicism and the International Politics of History, 1st Edition

    By Hitomi Koyama

    In Japan, people often refer to August 15, 1945 as the end of "that war." But the duration of "that war" remains vague. At times, it refers to the fifteen years of war in the Asia-Pacific. At others, it refers to an imagination of the century long struggle between the East and the West that…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Japanese Communist Party

    Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass, 1st Edition

    By Peter Berton, Sam Atherton

    This book provides an historical overview of the Japanese Communist Party from its foundation to the present. It outlines the development of the party, explores its stance on key issues and discusses how the party has set a high moral tone, avoiding compromising coalitions with other parties, being…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary M. McCarthy

    From a nuclear North Korea and territorial disputes in the East China Sea, to global climate change and Asia-Pacific free trade agreements, Japan is at the center of some of the most challenging issues that the world faces today. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, comprising contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of key works about the International Relations of Japan. Written by a range of international experts, the titles cover the essential aspects of Japan’s postwar relationship to the outside world: its changing notion of its role in the international community,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Japan's Border Issues

    Pitfalls and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Iwashita

    Japan was sometimes described as a country of "peace" during the Cold War period, in contrast to the continental border conflicts taking place at the time, such as the China-Soviet rivalry. However, as the maritime frontier was "rediscovered" and defined by the regional powers and legal refinements…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Japan's Response to Crisis and Change in the World Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michèle Schmiegelow

    Originally published in 1986, after a period of global changes and financial crisis in the majority of industrialised countries, this book explores how Japan’s economy seemed to maintain its success. This study provides an overview of the Japanese case and the main schools of thought that arose…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Political Survival and Yasukuni in Japan's Relations with China

    1st Edition

    By Mong Cheung

    What role does the political survival of prime ministers play in Japan’s relations with China over the Yasukuni issue? Three Japanese prime ministers, including Nakasone Yasuhiro, Hashimoto Ryutaro and Abe Shinzo, complied with China’s demands and stopped visiting the controversial Shrine in 1986,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise

    1st Edition

    By Dagfinn Gatu

    Writings on post-war Japanese politics have tended to take for granted the dominance of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as inevitable, without questioning how this came about. This book analyses the nature of Japanese party politics over the first four decades following the Second World War,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Regional Administration in Japan

    Departure from uniformity, 1st Edition

    By Shunsuke Kimura

    In Japan, the main local administrative affairs are traditionally allotted to prefectures and municipalities, while communal disposal systems, fire-fighting and regional development takes secondary importance. However, two new changes to the frame of local governments have altered the main…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

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