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  • The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan

    International Inside Out, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Breaden

    For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk

    1st Edition

    By Ra Mason

    North Korea’s contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions into Japanese sovereign waters, and nuclear tests in defiance of Japanese and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Ryosei Kokubun, Yoshihide Soeya, Akio Takahara, Shin Kawashima

    From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan and China. Japan has long learned many things from Chinese civilization, and since the modern era China began to learn from Japan. In the twenty-first century, however, China surpassed Japan in terms…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Japanese Politics and Government

    1st Edition

    By Alisa Gaunder

    This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the 1990s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Superhuman Japan

    Knowledge, Nation and Culture in US-Japan Relations, 1st Edition

    By Marie Thorsten

    This book examines the imaginative narratives that shaped the attitudes of Americans (and others) toward Japan. Focusing on cultural aspects of economic nationalism and US-Japan relations during the trade war Marie Thorsten uses examples from public discourse, film, documentaries, novels, acts of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Governing Insecurity in Japan

    The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilhelm Vosse, Reinhard Drifte, Verena Blechinger-Talcott

    Since the end of the Cold War, Japan's security environment has changed significantly. While, on the global level, the United States is still Japan's most important security partner, the nature of the partnership has changed as a result of shifting demands from the United States, new international…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Japan’s Civil-Military Diplomacy

    The Banks of the Rubicon, 1st Edition

    By Dennis T. Yasutomo

    Since the early 1990s, there has been a clear evolution in the military dimension of Japanese diplomacy. From Gulf War I in 1991 to the present day, an incremental but unmistakable acceptance of, and resort to, military dispatches has taken place, and yet crucially, Japan has not morphed into a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By H. B. Montgomery

    This book, first published in 1908, is a result of Helen Barrett Montgomery’s visits to Japan, and the way in which she experienced Japanese life and culture. This book thoroughly examines aspects such as religion, language, trade and education in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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