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  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

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

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism

    Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier

    In the 1980s the performance of Japan’s economy was an international success story, and led many economists to suggest that the 1990s would be a Japanese decade. Today, however, the dominant view is that Japan is inescapably on a downward slope. Rather than focusing on the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan, Russia and their Territorial Dispute

    The Northern Delusion

    By James D. J. Brown

    The territorial dispute between Japan and Russia over four islands off the northeast coast of Hokkaido has been an enduring obstacle to closer relations between the two powers and therefore an important determinant of geopolitics in North-East Asia. Having emerged at the end of World War II, this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Diplomacy in Japan-EU Relations

    From the Cold War to the Post-Bipolar Era

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    Since the 1950s, Japan-Europe relations have been characterised by a mutual coldness in terms of diplomatic dialogue, punctuated by a number of trade disputes. This book analyses the development of the political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and Europe, and shows that – especially…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan's New Left Movements

    Legacies for Civil Society

    By Takemasa Ando

    The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan shocked the world. In the wake the of the disaster, questions were asked as to why Japanese antinuclear movements were not able to prevent those with vested interests, such as businesses, bureaucrats…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers

    Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    By Mark Fitzpatrick

    If the nuclear weapons club were to further expand, would America’s democratic allies in Northeast Asia be among the next entrants? Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all have robust civilian nuclear energy programmes that make them ‘virtual nuclear powers’ according to many analysts. All three once…

    Paperback – 2016-02-03
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics

    Edited by Alisa Gaunder

    The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the current state of Japanese politics, featuring both traditional topics and cutting edge research. The volume is divided into five sections covering: domestic politics civil society social policy…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge

  • Japan's Border Issues

    Pitfalls and Prospects

    By Akihiro Iwashita

    Japan was sometimes described as a country of "peace" during the Cold War period, in contrast to the continental border conflicts taking place at the time, such as the China-Soviet rivalry. However, as the maritime frontier was "rediscovered" and defined by the regional powers and legal refinements…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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