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  1. The Internationalization of Japan

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook, Michael Weiner

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The Internationalization of Japan provides the English-speaking reader with the opportunity to hear what some of Japan's leading social scientists and other commentators have to say about the internationalization of their country as well as their country's impact overseas.The topic is of extreme...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Peace-Building Diplomacy in Asia

    Seeking a More Active Political Role

    By Peng Er Lam

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The conventional portrayal of Japan’s role in international affairs is of a passive political player which – despite its position as the world’s second largest economic power – punches below its weight on the world stage: its foreign policy driven by Washington, mercantilism and constrained by...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Resolving the Russo-Japanese Territorial Dispute

    Hokkaido-Sakhalin Relations

    By Brad Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The unresolved territorial dispute between Japan and Russia over the South Kuril Islands/Northern Territories remains the largest obstacle to concluding a peace treaty and fully normalising bilateral relations between the two nations. This book traces the evolution of transnational relations...

    Published October 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Home and Family in Japan

    Continuity and Transformation

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Allison Alexy

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In the Japanese language the word ‘ie’ denotes both the materiality of homes and family relations within. The traditional family and family house - often portrayed in ideal terms as key foundations of Japanese culture and society - have been subject to significant changes in recent years. This book...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Southeast Asia and the Great Powers

    By Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The success of regionalism in Southeast Asia depends on the attitudes of the states within the region but also on the attitude of those outside it. This book is an erudite and stimulating study on the latter. Placing these states in a long term historical context Tarling brings out the way in which...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Work in Urban China

    Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation

    By Jieyu Liu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Although it is generally believed in China that socialism raised women’s status and paid work liberated them from the shackles of patriarchy, the economic reforms of the last two decades of the twentieth century meant women workers were more vulnerable to losing their jobs than men. Unlike...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Business Innovation in Asia

    Knowledge and Technology Networks from Japan

    By Dennis McNamara

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Industrial competition with rising economies, new regional investment from the West, and trade pacts among competitors threaten Japan’s long postwar prominence. Global market dynamics and regional competition prompted the shift from offshore factories to local networks in the last decade. Similar...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Reform in Japan

    Leadership Looming Large

    By Alisa Gaunder

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Political Reform in Japan argues that the quality of political leadership is the crucial determinant of whether parties in positions of dominance, like the Liberal Democratic Party in Japan, pass or reject policies such as electoral system and campaign finance reforms that could harm the party's...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Asia

    Trade and Investment in Global Perspective

    Edited by Prema-chandra Athukorala

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Rise of Asia examines emerging trends and patterns of foreign trade and investment in Asia with a view to contributing to the policy debate on how development strategies should be adopted in response to challenges to economic globalization. The existing body of knowledge in this subject area...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Forgotten Captives in Japanese-Occupied Asia

    Edited by Kevin Blackburn, Karl Hack

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Experiences of captivity in Japanese-occupied Asia varied enormously. Some prisoners of war (POWs) were sent to work in Japan, others to toil on the ‘Death Railway’ between Burma and Thailand. Some camps had death rates below 1 per cent, others of over 20 per cent. While POWs were deployed far and...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge