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  1. Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Penelope Francks

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This newly revised, clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II. Working within a framework based on the theories and approaches of development studies, Francks demonstrates the relevance of Japan's pre-war experience to the problems...

    Published January 27th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Green Politics in Japan

    By Lam Peng-Er

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    An important comparative study of Japanese politics that reveals that green issues have yet to displace the traditional urban politics of post-industrial Japan. This is unlike the rise of green parties and politics in Europe. Unlike Europe, it seems that political values in Japan are still...

    Published January 20th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Japanese-Soviet/Russian Relations since 1945

    A Difficult Peace

    By Kimie Hara

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    An original book that reviews the problems of political rapprochement in terms of foreign policy decision-making between Japan and Russia since 1945, including the infamous 'Northern Territories' dispute. Uses four bilateral summits as case studies to explore patterns, changes and tendencies in the...

    Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Nature of the Japanese State

    Rationality and Rituality

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Brian J. McVeigh uses a unique anthropological approach to step outside flawed stereotypes of Japanese society and really engage in the current debate over the role of bureaucracy in Japanese politics.To many in the West, Japan appears as a paradox: a rational, high-tech economic superpower and yet...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Interpreting History in Sino-Japanese Relations

    A Case-Study in Political Decision Making

    By Caroline Rose

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The first book-length study to examine the re-writing of school textbooks by the Japanese Education Ministry in an attempt to play down atrocities in China during World War II. The famous textbook crisis in 1982 was at the centre of a diplomatic storm extending through the 1980s as Sino-Japanese...

    Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  6. How the Japanese Learn to Work

    2nd Edition

    By R. P. Dore, Mari Sako

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan is regarded as a world leader in the field of education and training for improved economic performance. Yet success in Japan is often achieved by going against what is regarded as ideal practice elsewhere. This book offers the most comprehensive review available in English of the many facets...

    Published August 12th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Japanese-German Business Relations

    Co-operation and Rivalry in the Interwar Period

    By Akira Kudo

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This volume approaches the history of Japanese-German relations from a business history perspective. Starting with an overview of Japanese-German relations which focuses on the environment, strategies and forms of inter-firm relations, Akira Kudo then uses case studies to provide a broader picture,...

    Published June 10th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Treacherous Women of Imperial Japan

    Patriarchal Fictions, Patricidal Fantasies

    By Helene Bowen Raddeker

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Kanno Suga and Kaneko Fumika were both found guilty on different occasions in 1911 and 1926 of conspiring to assassinate the Japanese emperor. Kanno was executed and Kaneko hanged herself whilst in prison, but both women maintained their defiance of the state even in the face of death.Through...

    Published October 15th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Japan, Internationalism and the UN

    By R. P. Dore

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan has enormous economic power and yet is a minor player in international politics. In part this has been due to the partnership with US, but now with the end of cold war there is a fierce debate going on in Japan regarding the international political role for the nation. This book is a response...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Society and the State in Interwar Japan

    Edited by Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The social history of Japan between the First and Second World Wars is a neglected area of study. The contributors to this volume consider factors such as nationalism, class, gender and race. They also explore the ideas and activities of a number of new social and political groups, such as the...

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge