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11-20 of 48 results in Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
  1. Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crises

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Extensive news coverage of humanitarian crises, especially on television, has led to a strong public awareness of the importance of humanitarian activities. This innovative book examines the evolution of Japan’s response to humanitarian crises, placing it in the context of global...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Security Identity

    From a Peace-State to an International-State

    By Bhubhindar Singh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the end of the Cold War, there has been a significant change in Japanese security policy, as Japan’s security identity has shifted from a peace state, to an international state. In this book, Bhubhindar Singh argues that from the 1990s onwards, the Japanese security policymaking elite...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Subnational Governments in International Affairs

    By Purnendra Jain

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book moves away from the common belief that Japan’s international relations are firmly the preserve of the national government in Japan’s highly centralised political system. Examining examples of subnational governments (SNGs) across Japan the book uncovers a significant and generally...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Japan and East Asian Monetary Regionalism

    Towards a Proactive Leadership Role?

    By Shigeko Hayashi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Based on original fieldwork including interviews held with Japanese officials, this text provides important new insight into Japan and East Asian relations, principally through the close examination of changes in Japan’s regional policy. Furthering discussions on Japan’s new regional activism,...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce

    By Beverley Bishop

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce contributes to the debate about the impact of globalisation upon women. It examines the effect of restructuring upon women's employment in Japan and describes the actions women are taking individually and collectively to campaign for change in their...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Japan and Britain at War and Peace

    Edited by Hugo Dobson, Nobuko Kosuge

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the events of the Second World War the relationship between Japan and Britain has undergone an extraordinary transformation, from bitter conflict to peaceful alliance. Japan and Britain at War and Peace is a multilayered examination of this bilateral relationship with an emphasis on the issue...

    Published December 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Internationalization of Japan

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook, Michael Weiner

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The Internationalization of Japan provides the English-speaking reader with the opportunity to hear what some of Japan's leading social scientists and other commentators have to say about the internationalization of their country as well as their country's impact overseas.The topic is of extreme...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Asian Regionalism and Japan

    The Politics of Membership in Regional Diplomatic, Financial and Trade Groups

    By Shintaro Hamanaka

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book explores the essential nature of regionalism by conducting a comprehensive analysis of more than 30 regionalist proposals made by Japan and other Asian countries throughout the post-war period. Shintaro Hamanaka examines the whole post war period and covers all regionalist...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The latest edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Cinema and Otherness

    Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness

    By Mika Ko

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Over the last 20 years, ethnic minority groups have been increasingly featured in Japanese Films. However, the way these groups are presented has not been a subject of investigation. This study examines the representation of so-called Others – foreigners, ethnic minorities, and Okinawans – in...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Regional Risk and Security in Japan
    By Glenn Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  2. Narrative Management in Corporate Japan: Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform
    By Chie Yorozu
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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