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  1. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Rumi Sakamoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Japanese popular culture is constantly evolving in the face of internal and external influence. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan examines this evolution from a new and challenging perspective by focusing on the movements of popular culture into and out of Japan. Taking a multidisciplinary...

    Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Ageing in Asia

    Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Sarah Harper

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing – the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Modern Japanese Culture and Society

    By D. P. Martinez

    Series: Routledge Library of Modern Japan

    Since the end of the 1980s, scholarly work on Japan has attempted to escape the bounds of the previous discourse that continuously described it as ‘changing Japan’, a discourse which paradoxically also focused, in the main, on the hierarchical models of this so-called vertical society. While...

    Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Tea Culture

    Art, History and Practice

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka

    From its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the sixteenth century to its international expansion in the twentieth, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, connoisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on notions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Pan-Asianism in Modern Japanese History

    Colonialism, Regionalism and Borders

    Edited by Sven Saaler, J. Victor Koschmann

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Regionalism has played an increasingly important role in the changing international relations of East Asia in recent decades, with early signs of integration and growing regional cooperation. This in-depth volume analyzes various historical approaches to the construction of a regional order and a...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia

    By William A. Callahan

    This text examines the politics of culture and the culture of politics in Pacific Asia through case studies on the South Pacific, China, South Korea, Thailand and Southeast Asia. The contexts and cultures of the chapters are wide-ranging and Callahan skilfully ties them together with the...

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Farmers and Village Life in Japan

    Edited by Yoshiaki Nishida, Ann Waswo

    Rural Japan during the twentieth century has been portrayed as a vast reservoir of conservatism in much of the literature on Japan's modern development, and Japanese agriculture since the 1960s has been treated as an artificial creation sustained only by protectionism of the worst sort.This book...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan

    The Rebirth of a Nation

    By Mari Yamamoto

    Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives. Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective

    Place, Power and Memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo

    Edited by Nicolas Fiévé, Paul Waley

    Japan's ability to develop its own brand of modernity has often been attributed in part to the sophistication of its cities. Concentrating on Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, the contributors to this volume weave together the links between past and future, memory and vision, symbol and structure, between...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan
    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi
    To Be Published September 21st 2014
  2. Japanese Cinema
    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  3. Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement
    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  4. Career Women in Contemporary Japan: Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives
    By Anne Stefanie Aronsson
    To Be Published October 26th 2014
  5. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 17th 2014

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