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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 825 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. Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History

    Edited by Sven Saaler, Christopher W. A. Szpilman

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History is a concise overview of modern Japanese history from the middle of the nineteenth century until the end of the twentieth century. Written by a group of international historians, each an authority in his or her field, the book covers modern Japanese...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  3. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  4. The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process

    By Pedro Amakasu Raposo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was established in 1993 with the intention of creating opportunities for trade and investment on both sides and the promotion of sustainable development. In 2003, the conference translated Japanese aid policy to Africa into three key...

    Published October 14th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Escaping Japan

    Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Blai Guarné, Paul Hansen

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations,...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia

    Edited by Siriporn Wajjwalku, Kong Chong Ho, Osamu Yoshida

    Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia highlights a number of interests which members of ASEAN and Plus Three countries collectively recognize. This set of common interests includes not only economic development but also social development. Written by nationals in their respective...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan

    By Nishimura Junko

    This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the 1960s and 1970s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the 1990s and the early 2000s. During this period, the Japanese economy experienced a severe recession. It has affected the firm-specific internal labour market and on...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Institutionalizing East Asia

    Mapping and Reconfiguring Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Alice D. Ba, Cheng-Chwee Kuik, Sueo Sudo

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Juries in the Japanese Legal System

    The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy

    By Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge