New and Published Books
11-20 of 50 results in Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
Towards a Proactive Leadership Role?
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
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
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
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
The Politics of Membership in Regional Diplomatic, Financial and Trade Groups
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
Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition
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
Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness
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
Russia as Japan's 'Other'
This book is the first attempt to examine Japan’s relations with Russia from the perspective of national identity; providing a new interpretation of Japan’s perceptions of Russia and foreign policy. Alexander Bukh focuses on the construction of the Japanese self using Russia as the other,...
Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge
Theory and Cases
This study examines how Japanese policy toward Middle East security issues is shaped by the need to both maintain Japan’s security alliance with the US and its oil relationship with states in the Middle East. Yukiko Miyagi introduces the historic roots of Japan’s policy, and then focuses on the...
Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge
The Koizumi Administration and Beyond
This book sheds light on the changing nature of contemporary Japan by decoding a range of political, economic and social boundaries. With a focus on the period following the inauguration of Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro, the book grows out of a recognition that, with the Koizumi administration...
Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge
Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk
To Be Published April 8th 2014
The Politics of War Memory in Japan: Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War
To Be Published May 29th 2014
Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response
To Be Published June 24th 2014
Race, Resistance and the Ainu of Japan
To Be Published August 14th 2014