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  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades.This book explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, burgeoning transnational trade, investment and production linkages have emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The appearance of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the attention of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas French

    The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much of the world. The period arguably saw the sowing of the seeds of the post-war flowering of what some term the ‘postwar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • EU–Japan Relations and the Crisis of Multilateralism

    1st Edition

    By Julie Gilson

    Presenting the history of relations between the European Union and Japan, this book explains the origins and significance of the momentous 2018 Economic Partnership Agreement and its parallel Strategic Partnership Agreement. Set within the historical context of the 1991 Hague Declaration and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    "Caste", a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Hegemony and the US‒Japan Alliance

    1st Edition

    By Misato Matsuoka

    It is widely recognised that the increasing importance of the US‒Japan alliance is strongly linked to emerging threats in the Asia Pacific, with China’s rise and the ambitions of North Korea having brought the two allies closer together. This book, however, seeks to question whether these factors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The EU–Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China

    The Crisis of Liberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Berkofsky, Christopher W. Hughes, Paul Midford, Marie Söderberg

    Both the European Union and Japan have been major beneficiaries and supporters of the liberal international order, first led by the United States since the end of World War II. During this period, they have emerged as global powers, however, the very order that nurtured their rise is now facing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Reassessing Japan’s Cold War

    Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    As memories of the savage conflict inaugurated by the attack on Pearl Harbor recede, the ethical foundations that influenced postwar interpretations of Japan’s role during the Cold War era are crumbling on different fronts. Retracing Japanese history during the Sixties, this book locates the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

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