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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 798 new and published books in the subject of Japanese Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Ricardo and International Trade

    Edited by Shigeyoshi Senga, Masatomi Fujimoto, Taichi Tabuchi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    David Ricardo’s theories have been widely studied and discussed, including the prominent theory on comparative advantage. Ricardo and International Trade looks at the ongoing renaissance of the Ricardian international trade theory. The book’s interpretation brings fresh insights into and new...

    Published May 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  2. The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian...

    Published May 19th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Japanese Architecture

    Tracing the Next Generation

    By James Steele

    Contemporary Japanese Architecture presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural framework that informs the work of all Japanese architects, as an introduction to an in-depth investigation of the challenges now occupying the contemporary designers who will be the...

    Published May 18th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience

    By Tara McGowan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium...

    Published May 18th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Identity Change and Foreign Policy

    Japan and its 'Others'

    Edited by Linus Hagstrom

    Identity has become an explicit focus of International Relations theory in the past two to three decades, with one case attracting and puzzling many early identity scholars: Japan. These constructivist scholars typically ascribed Japan a ‘pacifist’ or ‘antimilitarist’ identity – an identity which...

    Published May 16th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Internationalising Japan

    Discourse and Practice

    Edited by Jeremy Breaden, Stacey Steele, Carolyn S. Stevens

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    In the twenty-first century, the concept of internationalisation remains a crucial tool for understanding the dynamics of globalising processes. It draws attention to the dimensions of conscious action in inter- and trans-national phenomena, connecting globalisation with individuals’ experience of...

    Published May 10th 2017 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Family

    Touch, Intimacy and Feeling

    By Diana Adis Tahhan

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book explores how the relationship between child and parent develops in Japan, from the earliest point in a child’s life, through the transition from family to the wider world, first to playschools and then schools. It shows how touch and physical contact are important for engendering intimacy...

    Published May 10th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,...

    Published May 4th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Asian Financial Integration

    Impacts of the Global Crisis and Options for Regional Policies

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Shiro Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In the wake of the global financial crisis, Asia is leading the global recovery with strong economic growth. However, this book argues that, in the coming years, the region will need to play a much more active role in shaping the future global financial system and, in turn, suggests policy...

    Published May 3rd 2017 by Routledge

  10. Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk

    By Ra Mason

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    North Korea’s contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions into Japanese sovereign waters, and nuclear tests in defiance of Japanese and...

    Published May 3rd 2017 by Routledge