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  1. Koizumi and Japanese Politics

    Reform Strategies and Leadership Style

    By Yu Uchiyama

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    This book offers an empirical and theoretical study of the Koizumi administration, covering such issues as the characteristics of its political style, its domestic and foreign policies, and its larger historical significance. The key questions that guide its approach are: what enabled Koizumi to...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Soft Power in Japan-China Relations

    State, sub-state and non-state relations

    By Utpal Vyas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Soft power has tended to be overlooked in the field of international relations, often dismissed as lacking relevance or robustness as a theoretical concept. This book seeks to expand upon the idea of ‘soft power’ in international relations and to investigate how it actually functions by looking at...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. EU-Japan Relations, 1970-2012

    From Confrontation to Global Partnership

    Edited by Jörn Keck, Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Franz Waldenberger

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of EU-Japan relations from 1970 to the present. It charts developments over the period, analyses key specific areas of importance to the relationship, and concludes by assessing how the relationship is likely to develop going forward. Throughout, the book...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Regional Disorder

    The South China Sea Disputes

    By Sarah Raine, Christian Le Mière

    Series: Adelphi series

    China’s rise casts a vast and uncertain shadow over the regional balance of power in the Asia Pacific, and nowhere is this clearer than in the South China Sea. The significance of the fraught territorial disputes in this potentially resource-rich sea extends far beyond the small groupings of...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Asia, the US and Extended Nuclear Deterrence

    Atomic Umbrellas in the Twenty-First Century

    By Andrew O'Neil

    Since the end of the Cold War, significant attention has focussed on the issue of nuclear deterrence and in particular whether formal nuclear security guarantees from nuclear weapons states to non-nuclear weapons states involving the possible use of nuclear weapons have a place in the twenty-first...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crises

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Extensive news coverage of humanitarian crises, especially on television, has led to a strong public awareness of the importance of humanitarian activities. This innovative book examines the evolution of Japan’s response to humanitarian crises, placing it in the context of global...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Japan's Security Identity

    From a Peace-State to an International-State

    By Bhubhindar Singh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the end of the Cold War, there has been a significant change in Japanese security policy, as Japan’s security identity has shifted from a peace state, to an international state. In this book, Bhubhindar Singh argues that from the 1990s onwards, the Japanese security policymaking elite...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Subnational Governments in International Affairs

    By Purnendra Jain

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book moves away from the common belief that Japan’s international relations are firmly the preserve of the national government in Japan’s highly centralised political system. Examining examples of subnational governments (SNGs) across Japan the book uncovers a significant and generally...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Japan and East Asian Monetary Regionalism

    Towards a Proactive Leadership Role?

    By Shigeko Hayashi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Based on original fieldwork including interviews held with Japanese officials, this text provides important new insight into Japan and East Asian relations, principally through the close examination of changes in Japan’s regional policy. Furthering discussions on Japan’s new regional activism,...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge