Asian Studies Textbooks Catalog 2012

New Titles and Key Backlist

Japan: Politics and International Relations

  1. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The latest edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Quiet Transformation

    Social Change and Civil Society in 21st Century Japan

    By Jeff Kingston

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    The 1990s have been termed as 'Japan's lost decade' to describe how the phenomenal growth in the Japanese economy ground to a halt and the country was crippled by enormous and ongoing political, economic and social problems. In responding to these unprecedented difficulties, wide-ranging reforms...

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge