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41-50 of 50 results in Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
The Japanese education system has attracted increasing attention over the past 20 years, largely due to the belief that it has been central to Japan's economic growth. Many have felt, however that the system is stunted by an inability, or perhaps even on an incapacity, to change. This study...
Published February 21st 2001 by Routledge
Documents and Analysis
Japan's Contested Constitution is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Japanese domestic politics and the international role of Japan. Subjects covered include;* the no war, `pacifist' clause* tension between the constitution and the US-Japan security treaty* the political import of the...
Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge
Japan and North Korea
Is Japan re-emerging as a normal, or even a great, military power in regional and global security affairs? This Adelphi Paper assesses the overall trajectory of Japan’s security policy over the last decade, and the impact of a changing Japanese military posture on the stability of East Asia. The...
Published June 2nd 1999 by Routledge
Pacific Romances 1968-1996
Japan and Asia Pacific Integration is a study of regional integration in the greater Pacific area during 1968-1996. It examines the political rationale of such international organisations as the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum, and the East Asian Economic Caucus (EAEC). There is a...
Published February 4th 1998 by Routledge
Restructuring for Low Growth and Globalisation
In this study the views of Japan's leading experts on the globalization of Japanese business, management and industrial relations explain how traditional Japanese-style management is responding to the changes following the collapse of the bubble economy. The areas covered include the changes made...
Published November 12th 1997 by Routledge
The illusion of homogeneity
First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published December 18th 1996 by Routledge
Once thought of as a 'vanishing people', the Ainu are now reasserting both their culture and their claims to be the 'indigenous' people of Japan. Race, Resistance and the Ainu of Japan is the first major study to trace the outlines of Ainu history. It explores the ways in which competing versions...
Published July 17th 1996 by Routledge
A Comparison with Britain
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published April 10th 1996 by Routledge
Prospects for an Economic Partnership in East Asia
Contemporary relations between Greater China and Japan have been conditioned both by differing responses to the impact of Western colonialism during the mid-nineteenth century and the legacy of the Cold War. There are mutual suspicions: the Chinese fear of a Japanese military revival and the...
Published April 3rd 1996 by Routledge
As the end of the century approaches, the Asian-Pacific region is becoming the most important economic area in the world. Pekka Korhonen examines the nature of Japan's economic rise since World War II, and its relations with other countries in the Pacific area. This in turn led to an optimistic...
Published September 21st 1994 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
The Political Economy of Reproduction in Japan
To Be Published October 31st 2014