Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea
This book analyses the Japanese-South Korean relationship from various angles including politics, security, economics, culture and immigration. In a sense the two countries are natural partners. Both are democratic societies, they are economically strong and are the only two Asian countries that...
Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge
Perspectives on change
For some time Japan has been under fire for adjusting too slowly to new realities. While this criticism may be valid on some levels, Japan has been transforming in tandem with both regional and global forces. However, these changes have been largely overshadowed by the immense changes in Asia;...
Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge
Japan and the Great Powers
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 October 17th 2006 by Routledge
This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions. It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime employment, and the amakudari system. After four decades of rapid...
Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge
A Relational Power Analysis
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 1st 2005 by Routledge
This book examines the institutional changes taking place in, and challenges facing, the region since 1997. It also describes various differences in the reform process between countries in the region. Sjöholm and Tongzon argue that the economies of southeast Asia need to reform their institutions...
Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge
What brought about a financial crisis in the "miracle" economies of Asia? What went wrong with financial reform in Asia? What can the developing countries of the world learn from the reform experiences in Asia?Financial Liberalization and the Economic Crisis in Asia analyses how financial...
Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge
Comparative Analysis of Policy Network
As market competition replaces state regulation in many economic fields, competition policy has become an area of increasing significance. Against this background, Suzuki highlights the importance of the domestic political structure for competition policy. He does this through the comparative...
Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge
This collection assesses the legal developments which have taken place since the 1980s in China. It discusses China's achievements in building a new legal system and identifies the theoretical and institutional limitations of China's legal reform. Featuring an extensive case-study of foreign...
Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge
Complementarity and Conflict
This important collection analyses the changing context of China's relationship with Japan. Its eminent international contributors address core issues including strategic concerns; security; the issue of Taiwan; diplomacy; economic relations; trade; the role of firms and currency. The book brings...
Published October 10th 2001 by Routledge