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  1. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Public Finance in Japan

    By Nobuki Mochida

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The intergovernmental fiscal issue is highly relevant given the worldwide movement toward more decentralized governance in both industrial and developing countries. Over the course of five decades Japan has developed a robust system of decentralized governance. This book investigates...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Japanese Security

    Internal and External Dimensions

    By Peter J. Katzenstein

    Series: Security and Governance

    Since the unexpected end of the Cold War, standard arguments about power politics can no longer be adopted uncritically. This has led to a renewed interest in Japan’s unusually peaceful security policy. Japan’s championing of "comprehensive security" is central to this collection. Peter J....

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Modern Japan

    A Social and Political History, 2nd Edition

    By Elise K Tipton, Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This thoroughly updated second edition of Modern Japan provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Ranging from the Tokugawa period to the present day, the book charts the country's evolution into a modernized, economic and...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. East Asian Regionalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is a region that holds much fascination for many people. It is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Such a development is...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Japanese-American Civilian Prisoner Exchanges and Detention Camps, 1941-45

    By Bruce Elleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The important and previously undocumented event in the history of the Second World War: the negotiation of 'prisoner' exchanges between the United States and Japan during 1941 to 1943, is examined here by Bruce Elleman.Approximately 7000 American citizens had been arrested by the Japanese...

    Published December 1st 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Arc of Japan's Economic Development

    By Arthur Alexander

    This core textbook is the definitive overview of the Japanese economy. It charts its history from the period before the Meiji restoration and its astonishing growth throughout the twentieth century before conducting a thorough analysis of the contemporary scene and the implications of the ongoing...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them...

    Published September 4th 2007 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 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Japan's China Policy

    A Relational Power Analysis

    By Linus Hagström

    Japan's China Policy understands Japan's foreign policy in terms of power - one of the most central concepts of political analysis. It contributes a fresh understanding to the subject by developing relational power as an analytical framework and by applying it to significant issues in Japan's...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge