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  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Superhuman Japan

    Knowledge, Nation and Culture in US-Japan Relations

    By Marie Thorsten

    This book examines the imaginative narratives that shaped the attitudes of Americans (and others) toward Japan. Focusing on cultural aspects of economic nationalism and US-Japan relations during the trade war Marie Thorsten uses examples from public discourse, film, documentaries, novels, acts of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Governing Insecurity in Japan

    The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response

    Edited by Wilhelm Vosse, Reinhard Drifte, Verena Blechinger-Talcott

    Since the end of the Cold War, Japan's security environment has changed significantly. While, on the global level, the United States is still Japan's most important security partner, the nature of the partnership has changed as a result of shifting demands from the United States, new international…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Japanese Development Cooperation

    The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia

    Edited by Andre 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan"

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980's to 2015

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of a changing climate, with a large coastal population and frequent extreme weather events. This book analyses Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th 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 – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Japan’s Environmental Politics and Governance

    From Trading Nation to EcoNation

    By Yasuo Takao

    Environmental issues stretch across scales of geographic space and require action at multiple levels of jurisdiction, including the individual level, community level, national level, and global level. Much of the scholarly work surrounding new approaches to environmental governance tends to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Japanese Communist Party

    Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass

    By Peter Berton

    This book provides an historical overview of the Japanese Communist Party from its foundation to the present. It outlines the development of the party, explores its stance on key issues and discusses how the party has set a high moral tone, avoiding compromising coalitions with other parties, being…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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