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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 12th 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 5th 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 November 1st 2002 by Routledge
Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa
This book is the first comprehensive account of the changing role of men and the construction of masculinity in contemporary Japan. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white-collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences that may be found among men in...
Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge
Change and Continuity in Antimonopoly Policy, 1973-1995
Viewed historically as the lapdog of business, bureaucratic and political interests, Japan's Fair Trade Commission has had mixed success in promoting its agenda for stronger antimonopoly policy since the early 1970s. Dr. Beeman unravels antimonopoly politics in Japan through an analysis of the...
Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge
This book studies specific regional issues and problems, exploring recent related political developments in Japan, and how these might impact on future foreign policy priorities and objectives. The expert body of contributors consider issues such as: the nexus between domestic politics and foreign...
Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge
Working in a Chain Store
This book examines employment structure, working practice and recruitment strategies in Japanese retail in the 1990s through a case-study of one large chain store. Issues focused on include gender in the workplace, changing notions of corporate community and the impact of Japan's recent recession....
Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge
Strategies Under a One-Party Dominant Regime
The Liberal Democratic Party in Japan remained in power continuously between 1955 and 1993. In this groundbreaking study of the dominance of the LDP in Japanese politics over the last forty years, Opposition Politics in Japan examines the challenges which were mounted against this regime and...
Published March 30th 2000 by Routledge
Agriculture is one of the most politically powerful sectors in Japanese national politics. This book provides the first comprehensive account of the political power of Japanese farmers. This definitive text analyses the organisational and electoral bais of farmers' political power, including the...
Published January 20th 2000 by Routledge
Education, Training and Employment
Engineers are a key occupational group in the transformation of the modern world. Contrasts between Japans economic miracle and Britains relative economic decline have often been linked to differences in education, training and employment of engineers. Yet, such views have often rested on little...
Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge
Japanese Science Fiction: A View of a Changing Society
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Modern Japan: A Social and Political History, 3rd Edition
To Be Published August 19th 2015
Reconstructing Adult Masculinity: Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan: Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture
To Be Published December 1st 2015
Japanese Social Welfare: The Development of Diversity
To Be Published December 31st 2015