Japanese Politics Products

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Nakakita Kōji

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan and the New Silk Road

    Diplomacy, Development and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    By Nikolay Murashkin

    This book presents a study of Japanese involvement in post-Soviet Central Asia since the independence of these countries in 1991, examining the reasons for progress and stagnation in this multilateral relationship. Featuring interviews with decision-makers and experts from Japan, China, Kazakhstan…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • 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 – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Economic Sanctions in International Law and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masahiko Asada

    Providing perspectives from a range of experts, including international lawyers, political scientists, and practitioners, this book assesses current theory and practice of economic sanctions, discussing current legal and political challenges faced by the international community. It examines both…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Far East and Australasia 2020

    51st 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 – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • Multinationals in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Eden

    Originally published in 1994, Multinationals in North America is the third title in the Investment in Canada Research Series, reissued in 2019. The book examines the policy choices and actions of the largest business corporations and the three national governments in North America (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Resistance to American Financial Hegemony

    Global versus Domestic Social Norms, 1st Edition

    By Fumihito Gotoh

    This book investigates why the convergence of Japan’s bank-centered financial system to an American-style capital market-based model has lost steam since the mid-2000s, despite financial deregulation during the 1980s and 1990s. Examining the ideational conflict within Japanese elites between the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo

    Power Struggles, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown

    This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of citizen activism in Tokyo, it also situates the movement within the framework of a global struggle for democracy, from…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

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