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  1. Japan at Play

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: 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

  2. Japan's Interventionist State

    The Role of the MAFF

    By Aurelia George-Mulgan

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  3. Rethinking Modern Japan

    Politics, Economics, Identity

    By Terry Narramore

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  4. Academic Nations in China and Japan

    Framed by Concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal

    By Margaret Sleeboom

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  5. The Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact

    A Diplomatic History 1941-1945

    By Boris Slavinsky

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  6. The Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector in Japan

    The Challenge of Change

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  7. Japanese Electoral Politics

    Creating a New Party System

    Edited by Steven Reed

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  8. Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989

    From Balancing to Bandwagoning?

    By Reinhard Drifte

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  9. Globalizing Japan

    Ethnography of the Japanese presence in Asia, Europe, and America

    By Harumi Befu, Sylvie Guichard-Anguis

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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

  10. Japan and Protection

    The Growth of Protectionist Sentiment and the Japanese Response

    By Syed Javed Maswood

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    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