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  • 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

  • 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

  • Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James D.J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US–Japan defence cooperation. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Amakasu Raposo

    The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was established in 1993 with the intention of creating opportunities for trade and investment on both sides and the promotion of sustainable development. In 2003, the conference translated Japanese aid policy to Africa into three key…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change, 1st Edition

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    Now in its new and fully updated third edition, The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific continues to provide a compelling analysis of a region undergoing dramatic changes. Based on new research and offering fresh interpretation, this edition evaluates the prospects for continuing US dominance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60, 1st Edition

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry, 1st Edition

    By Anna Costa

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War, 1st Edition

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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