New and Published Books
21-30 of 49 results in 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
The illusion of homogeneity, 2nd Edition
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
The Institutional Architecture
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
A Critical Approach
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
Sites and Issues
Contested Governance in Japan extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it. This volume discusses the contested nature of governance in Japan and the ways in which a range of actors are...
Published March 20th 2005 by Routledge
Japan and the Emerging Asia-Pacific Order provides an up-to-date account of Japanese involvement in recent developments within the Asia-Pacific region. The book looks at the ways in which the end of the Cold War has opened up new opportunities for both state and non-state actors in Japan to play an...
Published November 14th 2004 by Routledge
The Rebirth of a Nation
Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives. Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote...
Published November 3rd 2004 by Routledge
Japan's Security Policy and Ballistic Missile Defence provides an analysis of a very topical and controversial subject: Japan's participation in the American 'Star Wars' missile programme. Based on extensive research and interviews with many of Japan's policy makers, this book is a must read for...
Published September 29th 2004 by Routledge
This book analyzes the political economy of reproduction and its role in the process of Japanese modernization. Hiroko analyzes state attempts and policies to intervene into women's bodies and everyday lives to integrate them into the Japanese political economy. Based on Foucault's concept of...
Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge
The Role of the Emperor and the War Occupation Debates
War and Responsibility in Japan is a reappraisal of the role of the Emperor and his responsibility for Japan's conduct during the Second World War. It concentrates on the immediate postwar period when Japan was still occupied by the US, when these debates were first aired. It will be an invaluable&...
Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge
The Political Economy of Reproduction in Japan
To Be Published June 19th 2013
Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China: A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation
To Be Published July 25th 2013
Race and Migration in Imperial Japan
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Risk and Securitization in Japan: 1945-60
To Be Published October 30th 2013
Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response
To Be Published December 30th 2013
The Politics of War Memory in Japan: Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War
To Be Published December 30th 2013