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41-50 of 83 results in Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies
This book explores the myth, so abused by the mass media, that the Japanese are a grey, anonymous mass of efficient, obedient workers. The articles shed light on a Japan outside officialdom, a lively Japan of tumultuous and independent thought, inefficient and aesthetic, pleasure-loving, aggressive...
Published August 22nd 2005 by Routledge
The Role of the MAFF
Japan's Interventionist State gives a detailed examination of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and its role in promoting, protecting and preserving the regime of agricultural support and protection. This account is integral to the author's extended and multidimensional...
Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge
Politics, Economics, Identity
Rethinking Modern Japan is an accessible introduction to Japanese politics and society which combines both political and cultural studies approaches to understanding Japan. It explores the significant interaction between Japanese identity (cultural, national, regional, ethnic,...
Published June 17th 2004 by Routledge
Framed by Concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal
The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how...
Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge
A Diplomatic History 1941-1945
The neutrality pact between Japan and the Soviet Union, signed in April 1941, lapsed only nine months before its expiry date of April 1946 when the Soviet Union attacked Japan. Japan's neutrality had enabled Stalin to move Far Eastern forces to the German front where they contributed significantly...
Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge
The Challenge of Change
The voluntary and non-profit sector is an important and emerging feature of Japanese society. It is a response both to the changing nature of this society and to political and social trends that have encouraged the Japanese government to see this sector as a potential provider of public services....
Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge
Creating a New Party System
The old Japanese single-party system collapsed in 1993, but a new system has not yet fully evolved. Following the most significant party reform in Japanese history, this book analyses the most recent national elections, examining voter behaviour and how it is influenced. It provides a comprehensive...
Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge
From Balancing to Bandwagoning?
Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989 raises the crucial question of whether Japan's political leadership which is still preoccupied with finding a new political constellation and with overcoming a deep economic crisis is able to handle such a complex policy in the face of an...
Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge
Ethnography of the Japanese presence in Asia, Europe, and America
Globalizing Japan explores the social and cultural dimensions of Japan's global presence. Japan's expansion and presence as an economic giant is witnessed on an everyday basis. Both consciously and unconsciously, we regularly come into contact with Japan's industrial and cultural globalization,...
Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge
The Growth of Protectionist Sentiment and the Japanese Response
Recently, the extent of Japanese export penetration into other Western economies, particularly the USA, has become a matter of great international concern. There have been increasingly strident demands for Japan to reciprocate on imports, for the Japanese market to be 'opened up' and, by some...
Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge
Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security
To Be Published September 1st 2014
Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan
To Be Published September 7th 2014
Ozawa Ichiro and Japanese Politics: Old Versus New
To Be Published September 16th 2014
Japan's Interventionist State: The Role of the MAFF
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Academic Nations in China and Japan: Framed by Concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation
To Be Published November 17th 2014
Japanese Economic Development: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition
To Be Published May 30th 2015
Japanese Social Welfare: The Development of Diversity
To Be Published June 14th 2015