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  • 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

  • Japan and the High Treason Incident

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masako Gavin, Ben Middleton

    The ‘High Treason Incident’ rocked Japanese society between 1910 and 1911, when police discovered that a group of anarchists and socialists were plotting to assassinate the Emperor Meiji. Following a trial held in camera, twelve of the so-called conspirators were hanged, but while the executions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tun-jen Cheng, Yun-han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Japanese Politics

    6th Edition

    By Louis D. Hayes

    Introduction to Japanese Politics, now in its fully updated sixth edition, is a comprehensive and current review of political and public policy developments in Japan. Since the previous edition, Japan’s economic policy has undergone significant change with a prolonged period of deflation having…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security, 1st Edition

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Decision-Making Reform in Japan

    The DPJ’s Failed Attempt at a Politician-Led Government, 1st Edition

    By Karol Zakowski

    In the election to the House of Representatives in 2009, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) almost tripled the number of its lower house members by winning 308 seats. It subsequently formed a coalition government with the Social Democratic Party and the People’s New Party. The new ruling party…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Ozawa Ichirō and Japanese Politics

    Old Versus New, 1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    Ozawa Ichirō was the axis on which Japanese politics turned for more than two decades. He helped to reshape the electoral system, political funding rules, the evolution of the party system, the nature of executive government, the roles and powers of bureaucrats, and the conduct of parliamentary and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Politics of War Memory in Japan

    Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War, 1st Edition

    By Kamila Szczepanska

    Since the 1990s, questions of Japanese wartime conduct, apologies for aggression, and compensation to former victims of the country’s imperial policies, have been brought to the fore of national and regional politics. The state is undoubtedly the most important actor in the process of memory…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Neighborhood Associations and Local Governance in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Pekkanen, Yutaka Tsujinaka, Hidehiro Yamamoto

    Although local neighborhood associations are found in many countries, Japan’s are distinguished by their ubiquity, scope of activities, and very high participation rates, making them important for the study of society and politics. Most Japanese belong to one local neighborhood association or…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy

    Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

    Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered an effective tool to cope with those economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

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