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  1. Japan's National Identity and Foreign Policy

    Russia as Japan's 'Other'

    By Alexander Bukh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    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

  2. Japan's Middle East Security Policy

    Theory and Cases

    By Yukiko Miyagi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    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

  3. Decoding Boundaries in Contemporary Japan

    The Koizumi Administration and Beyond

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    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

  4. Japan's Security Policy and the ASEAN Regional Forum

    The Search for Multilateral Security in the Asia-Pacific

    By Takeshi Yuzawa

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Based on primary resources, including documents and extensive interviews with Japanese policy makers, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed empirical analysis of Japan’s involvement in Asia-Pacific security multilateralism after the end of the Cold War with special reference to the ARF....

    Published June 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Japan's Relations With China

    Facing a Rising Power

    Edited by Peng Er Lam

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The essays in this collection examine Sino-Japanese political relations given the phenomenon of ‘a rising China and a stagnating Japan’. Questioning whether their relationship is one of cooperation or conflict, the book reviews China and Japan’s bilateral ties to see whether they have deepened and...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa

    By Miyume Tanji

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Okinawan people have developed a unique tradition of protest in their long history of oppression and marginalization. Beginning with the Ryukyu Kingdom’s annexation to Japan in the late nineteenth century, Miyume Tanji charts the devastation caused by the Second World War, followed by the...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Nationalisms in Japan

    Edited by Naoko Shimazu

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Nationalisms in Japan brings together leading specialists in the field to discuss how notions of ‘nationalism’ in modern Japan impinges on all aspects of social, political and cultural understanding of the Japanese nation or the Japanese state. This book is clearly presented and jargon-free, and...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Japan's Minorities

    The illusion of homogeneity, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Weiner

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Based on original research, Japan's Minorities provides a clear historical introduction to the formation of individual minorities, followed by an analysis of the contemporary situation. This second edition identifies and explores the six principal minority groups in Japan: the Ainu, the Burakumin,...

    Published November 24th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Global Governance and Japan

    The Institutional Architecture

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Leading specialists from Europe and Japan examine the institutional mechanisms of governance at the global level and provide concrete evidence of the role Japan plays in these institutions. An excellent introduction to the concept of global governance, the volume analyzes how global governance...

    Published March 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Representing the Other in Modern Japanese Literature

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Mark Williams

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Representing the Other in Modern Japanese Literature looks at the ways in which authors writing in Japanese in the twentieth century constructed a division between the ‘Self’ and the ‘Other’ in their work. Drawing on methodology from Foucault and Lacan, the clearly presented essays seek to show how...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Regional Risk and Security in Japan: Wither the everyday
    By Glenn Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  2. Narrative Management in Corporate Japan: Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform
    By Chie Yorozu
    To Be Published October 14th 2015

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