New and Published Books
71-80 of 83 results in Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies
The Subversion of Modernity
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 27th 1995 by Routledge
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 29th 1995 by Routledge
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 22nd 1995 by Routledge
Communication in Scientific Research
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 25th 1995 by Routledge
Structure, Issues and Trends
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 14th 1994 by Routledge
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 15th 1993 by Routledge
A Case of Immobilist Politics
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 3rd 1993 by Routledge
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 1st 1992 by Routledge
Economics, in the modern sense of the word, was introduced into Japan in the second half of the nineteenth century. However, Japanese thinkers had already developed, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a variety of interesting approaches to issues such as the causes of inflation, the...
Published November 6th 1991 by Routledge
Japanese Science Fiction: A View of a Changing Society
To Be Published May 28th 2015
Japanese Economic Development: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Reconstructing Adult Masculinity: Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan
To Be Published September 29th 2015
Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japanese Culture
To Be Published November 30th 2015
Japanese Social Welfare: The Development of Diversity
To Be Published December 30th 2015