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  1. Contested Governance in Japan

    Sites and Issues

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Contested Governance in Japan extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it. This volume discusses the contested nature of governance in Japan and the ways in which a range of actors are...

    Published March 20th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan

    The Rebirth of a Nation

    By Mari Yamamoto

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives. Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote...

    Published November 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Security Policy and Ballistic Missile Defence

    By Christopher W. Hughes

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Japan's Security Policy and Ballistic Missile Defence provides an analysis of a very topical and controversial subject: Japan's participation in the American 'Star Wars' missile programme. Based on extensive research and interviews with many of Japan's policy makers, this book is a must read for...

    Published September 29th 2004 by Routledge

  4. War and Responsibility in Japan

    The Role of the Emperor and the War Occupation Debates

    By Kiyohiko Toyama

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    War and Responsibility in Japan is a reappraisal of the role of the Emperor and his responsibility for Japan's conduct during the Second World War. It concentrates on the immediate postwar period when Japan was still occupied by the US, when these debates were first aired. It will be an invaluable&...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Production Networks in Asia and Europe

    Skill Formation and Technology Transfer in the Automobile Industry

    Edited by Rogier Busser, Yuri Sadoi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book explores Japanese investment in Europe and Southeast Asia, in relation to the automobile industry. In Part I the authors examine industrial organization and policy issues in Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Indonesia, looking at Japanese investment and the relative policy successes...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Capitalism and Modernity in a Global Era

    Refabricating Lifetime Employment Relations

    By Peter Matanle

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Nikkeiren and Japanese Capitalism

    By John Crump

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book provides a history of Nikkeiren (the Japanese Federation of Managers' Organisations) and an account of post-war capitalist development in Japan. The author challenges the principal interpretations of how the economy functions revealing a darker side of Japanese capitalism in his...

    Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security

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

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

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

    Published July 12th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Japan and UN Peacekeeping

    New Pressures and New Responses

    By Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Japan's postwar constitution in which the Japanese government famously renounced war forever has meant that the country has been reluctant, until recently, to commit its armed forces in the international arena. However, in the last decade or so, Japan has played a much more active role in...

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Japan and Britain in the Contemporary World

    Responses to Common Issues

    By Hugo Dobson, Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Britian and Japan in the Contemporary World provides up-to-date analyses of these two countries in terms of economics, politics, security and identity on the global, regional, subnational and civic levels.The book moves beyond an analysis of state-to-state relations between Britain and Japan by...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Risk in East Asian International Relations: What Harms for Japan?
    By Glenn Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea
    To Be Published March 14th 2015

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