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  • Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea

    Prospects and Challenges for Resolution

    Edited by Victor Teo, Haruko Satoh

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute between Japan and China and the Tokdo/Takeshima Dispute between Japan and Korea, in order to offer new perspectives on the possible approaches towards amelioration and resolution of these conflicts. Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Far East and Australasia 2019

    50th 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 – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Regional Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia

    Conflict and Cooperation

    By Jeongwon Bourdais Park

    The share of global emissions from the core Northeast Asian countries in 2015 was estimated to be as high as 33.65%. Representing 28.03%, 3.84% and 1.78% of total global emissions, China, Japan and South Korea were ranked the first, fifth and seventh largest contributors, respectively. Some parts…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • EU-Japan Security Cooperation

    Trends and Prospects

    Edited by Emil J. Kirchner, Han Dorussen

    This book assesses EU-Japan security relations, examining how they have developed in individual security sectors and how they could be affected by international developments. The conclusions of the Economic Partnership Agreement and the Strategic Partnership Agreement in 2017 demonstrate the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this textbook introduces students to the formation of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal with these challenges and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The US-Japan Security Community

    Theoretical Understanding of Transpacific Relationships

    By Hidekazu Sakai

    Drawing on the work of Karl W. Deutsch, this book argues that the United States and Japan have formed their own security community, based on a sense of “collective identity.” In so doing, it provides a new theoretical outlook on co-operation between the US and Japan, offering a fresh understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Negotiating the U.S.–Japan Alliance

    Japan Confidential

    By Yukinori Komine

    In recent years, the U.S.–Japan alliance has marked several anniversaries, including 40 years since the 1969 decision on the reversion of Okinawa. These occasions have provided crucial opportunities to reassess the continuing significance of U.S.–Japan security and diplomatic relations, prompting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Development Cooperation

    The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia

    Edited by André Asplund, Marie Soderberg

    The world order as we know it is currently undergoing profound changes, and in its wake, so is foreign aid. Donors of foreign aid, development assistance or development cooperation around the world are already facing new challenges in the changing development architecture. This is an architecture…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

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