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Celebrating 50 Years of Japanese Studies at The University of Sheffield, 1963-2013

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We are delighted to be celebrating the golden jubilee of Japanese Studies at Sheffield University this year. To mark the occasion we are offering 20% discount off ALL of the 47 titles in the Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge series.

Click here to view all the titles in the series. Simply enter the code GDC71 at checkout to receive your discount (offer available until 20th March 2013).

Edited by Glenn D Hook, from the University of Sheffield, UK, this well-established series with one of the pre-eminent institutions for Japanese Studies in Europe publishes cutting-edge research and authoritative introductory texts on modern Japan and the Japanese. Editorial policy encourages leading and promising younger scholars to contribute especially social scientific analysis on a wide range of Japan-related subjects.

Below are a selection of our bestselling titles in the series. To claim your 20% discount on any title, simply enter the code GDC71 at checkout to receive your discount (offer available until 20th March 2013).

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  1. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The latest edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Security Identity

    From a Peace-State to an International-State

    By Bhubhindar Singh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the end of the Cold War, there has been a significant change in Japanese security policy, as Japan’s security identity has shifted from a peace state, to an international state. In this book, Bhubhindar Singh argues that from the 1990s onwards, the Japanese security policymaking elite...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce

    By Beverley Bishop

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce contributes to the debate about the impact of globalisation upon women. It examines the effect of restructuring upon women's employment in Japan and describes the actions women are taking individually and collectively to campaign for change in their...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Cinema and Otherness

    Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness

    By Mika Ko

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Over the last 20 years, ethnic minority groups have been increasingly featured in Japanese Films. However, the way these groups are presented has not been a subject of investigation. This study examines the representation of so-called Others – foreigners, ethnic minorities, and Okinawans – in...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Japan's National Identity and Foreign Policy

    Russia as Japan's 'Other'

    By Alexander Bukh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book is the first attempt to examine Japan’s relations with Russia from the perspective of national identity; providing a new interpretation of Japan’s perceptions of Russia and foreign policy. Alexander Bukh focuses on the construction of the Japanese self using Russia as the other,...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Middle East Security Policy

    Theory and Cases

    By Yukiko Miyagi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This study examines how Japanese policy toward Middle East security issues is shaped by the need to both maintain Japan’s security alliance with the US and its oil relationship with states in the Middle East. Yukiko Miyagi introduces the historic roots of Japan’s policy, and then focuses on the...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Nationalisms in Japan

    Edited by Naoko Shimazu

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Nationalisms in Japan brings together leading specialists in the field to discuss how notions of ‘nationalism’ in modern Japan impinges on all aspects of social, political and cultural understanding of the Japanese nation or the Japanese state. This book is clearly presented and jargon-free, and...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge