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31-40 of 50 results in Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
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
Skill Formation and Technology Transfer in the Automobile Industry
This book explores Japanese investment in Europe and Southeast Asia, in relation to the automobile industry. In Part I the authors examine industrial organization and policy issues in Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Indonesia, looking at Japanese investment and the relative policy successes...
Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge
Refabricating Lifetime Employment Relations
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge
This book provides a history of Nikkeiren (the Japanese Federation of Managers' Organisations) and an account of post-war capitalist development in Japan. The author challenges the principal interpretations of how the economy functions revealing a darker side of Japanese capitalism in his...
Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge
Politics, Economics and Security
This comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. The book offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first century.Japan's...
Published July 12th 2003 by Routledge
New Pressures and New Responses
Japan's postwar constitution in which the Japanese government famously renounced war forever has meant that the country has been reluctant, until recently, to commit its armed forces in the international arena. However, in the last decade or so, Japan has played a much more active role in...
Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge
Responses to Common Issues
Britian and Japan in the Contemporary World provides up-to-date analyses of these two countries in terms of economics, politics, security and identity on the global, regional, subnational and civic levels.The book moves beyond an analysis of state-to-state relations between Britain and Japan by...
Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge
Structure and Subjectivity
Japan and Okinawa provides an up-to-date, coherent and theoretically informed examination of Okinawa from the perspective of political economy and society. It combines a focus on structure and subjectivity as a way to analyze Okinawa, Okinawans and their relationship with global, regional and...
Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge
Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk
To Be Published May 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
The Political Economy of Reproduction in Japan
To Be Published October 31st 2014