Japanese Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy

    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 – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    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 – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • China and the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Dispute

    Escalation and De-escalation

    By Balazs Szanto

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute from a foreign policy perspective, focusing on three key stakeholders: China, Japan and the United States. The Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute is a prominent territorial dispute between China and Japan. This book critically assesses that dispute…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Japan’s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships

    Edited by Gauri Khandekar, Bart Gaens

    As tensions between China and Japan increase, including over the disputed islands in the East China Sea, Japan has adopted under Prime Minister Abe a new security posture. This involves, internally, adapting Japan’s constitutional position on defence and, externally, building stronger international…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, while it has pursued a decidedly pacifist post-war foreign policy. Recently, however, there has been talk of Constitutional reform, especially since the new security legislation of 2016.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan and East Asian Integration

    Trade and Domestic Politics

    By Jemma Kim

    For almost fifty years Japan pursued a single-track approach focusing trade negotiation efforts exclusively on the global multilateral forum while shunning regionalism as harmful to the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs/ World Trade Organisation system. However, following the tsunami disaster…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • The Far East and Australasia 2018

    49th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    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 – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process

    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 – 2017-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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