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  1. Zainichi Korean Identity and Ethnicity

    By David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Shedding light on contemporary Japanese society in an international context, Japanese-Korean relations and modern day notions of a multicultural Japan, this book addresses the broad notions and questions of citizenship, identity, ethnicity and belonging through investigation of Japan’s Korean...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Alternative Narratives in Modern Japanese History

    By M. William Steele

    How did ordinary people experience Japan's modern transformation? What role did people in local areas play in the making of modern Japan? How do studies of local politics help explain national events?The dominant account of modern Japanese history focuses on the nation-building that brought Japan...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Political Cultures in Asia and Europe

    Citizens, States and Societal Values

    By Jean Blondel, Takashi Inoguchi

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book is a study of the attitudes to political and social life among the citizens of eighteen countries in Western Europe, East and Southeast Asia. Drawing on data from the largest cross-national survey on political culture for the last half a century, this book assesses how political...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Corruption and Good Governance in Asia

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Bringing together contributions on the nature of corruption in East and Southeast Asia, this edited volume examines the means of limiting and ultimately eliminating corruption at a national and international level. Taking a country by country approach the text explores: the concept of corruption,...

    Published April 15th 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 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. North Korea Policy

    Japan and the Great Powers

    Edited by Linus Hagström, Marie Söderberg

    Series: European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

    North Korea features highly on the agenda of the main actors in East Asia and around the globe, and many large foreign policy initiatives have been undertaken since the structural constraints of the Cold War started to loosen in the early 1990s. The centrality of North Korea has been particularly...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    By Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Japanese economy is the second largest in the world and is becoming once more one of the most competitive. Despite the stagnation and deflation experienced during the 1990s, Japan has progressively become more aware of the need to be a global player, in particular under the radical...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge