Japanese Politics Products

  • 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 

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mistuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    To date, there have been few books that systematically address what is being done in Fukushima to secure and revive the livelihoods of those affected by the nuclear disaster. This book explores the challenges and prospects in recovery and rebuilding efforts in Fukushima, providing a greater…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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 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/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    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 – 2015-12-15 
    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

  • 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 – 2015-11-18
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2016

    47th 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 – 2015-11-12
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Modern Japan

    A Social and Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Elise K. Tipton

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Modern Japan provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Ranging from the Tokugawa period to the present day, Tipton links everyday lives with major historical developments,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Identity Change and Foreign Policy

    Japan and its 'Others'

    Edited by Linus Hagstrom

    Identity has become an explicit focus of International Relations theory in the past two to three decades, with one case attracting and puzzling many early identity scholars: Japan. These constructivist scholars typically ascribed Japan a ‘pacifist’ or ‘antimilitarist’ identity – an identity which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13

  • Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China

    A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation

    By Yew Meng Lai

    Despite flourishing economic interactions and deepening interdependence, the current political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and China remains lukewarm at best. Indeed, bilateral relations reached an unprecedented nadir during the spring of 2005, and again more recently in autumn 2012,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

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