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  1. The Right to Life in Japan

    By Noel Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The Right to Life in Japan is a study that brings new perspectives to bear on an extremely important topic for all those facing the moral dilemmas of such issues as abortion and the death penalty. It also helps to fill a gap in life, in social science and law studies of contemporary Japan.Noel...

    Published April 17th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Architecture and Authority in Japan

    By William H. Coaldrake

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 29th 1996 by Routledge

  3. The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature

    The Subversion of Modernity

    By Susan Napier

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Modern Japan's repressed anxieties, fears and hopes come to the surface in the fantastic. A close analysis of fantasy fiction, film and comics reveals the ambivalence felt by many Japanese towards the success story of the nation in the twentieth century.The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature...

    Published December 28th 1995 by Routledge

  4. Militarisation and Demilitarisation in Contemporary Japan

    By Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The intertwined issues of Japanese `identity' and `normality' are at the centre of the tension between internal and external pressures on Japanese defence and security policies. With chapters on peace thought, the militarisation and demilitarisation of language as well as the `hard' aspects of the...

    Published November 30th 1995 by Routledge

  5. The Establishment of the Japanese Constitutional System

    By Junji Banno

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The 1889 Meiji constitution: how it actually worked, the establishment of the Diet and the shifting roles and interests of the parties. A Japanese classic translated by one our leading authorities....

    Published November 23rd 1995 by Routledge

  6. Growing a Japanese Science City

    Communication in Scientific Research

    By James W. Dearing

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Tsukuba Science City is the world's most ambitious attempt to `turbocharge' scientific collaboration. James W. Dearing looks at the political and economic context within which the plans for Tsukuba were laid, how those plans changed during the process of implementation, and at the functioning of...

    Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Early Parliaments, 1890-1905

    Structure, Issues and Trends

    By Andrew Fraser, R. H. P. Mason, Philip Mitchell

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan's Early Parliaments, 1890-1905 is the first detailed study of the early history of the Japanese Diet, providing a thorough discussion of the origins of the Japanese parliament, still the central institution of Japanese politics, and its development during this formative period. Drawn from...

    Published December 15th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Japan: Beyond the End of History

    By David Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    In this analysis of Japan's policy-making, David Williams places his argument within the debates about Japanese political economy in the United States and Britain, debates previously polarised between `market' and `ministry' views. He presents Japanese-style nationalist development as a serious...

    Published December 16th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Education Reform in Japan

    A Case of Immobilist Politics

    By Leonard James Schoppa

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The Japanese education system, while widely praised in western countries, is subject to heavy criticism within Japan. Education Reform in Japan analyses this criticism, and explains why proposed reforms have failed. The author shows how the Japanese policy-making process can become paralysed when...

    Published March 4th 1993 by Routledge

  10. Ideology and Practice in Modern Japan

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Kirsten Refsing

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The issue of how Japanese society operates, and in particular why it has `succeeded', has generated a wide variety of explanatory models, including the Confucian ethic, classlessness, group consciousness, and `uniqueness' in areas as diverse as body images and language patterns.In Ideology and...

    Published April 2nd 1992 by Routledge