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New and Published Books

  1. Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    Edited by James D.J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US–Japan defence cooperation. The...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Japan’s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships

    Edited by Gauri Khandekar, Bart Gaens

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    As tensions between China and Japan increase, including over the disputed islands in the East China Sea, Japan has adopted under Prime Minister Abe a new security posture. This involves, internally, adapting Japan’s constitutional position on defence and, externally, building stronger international...

    Published December 5th 2017 by Routledge

  4. China and the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Dispute

    Escalation and De-escalation

    By Balazs Szanto

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute from a foreign policy perspective, focusing on three key stakeholders: China, Japan and the United States. The Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute is a prominent territorial dispute between China and Japan. This book critically assesses that dispute...

    Published December 4th 2017 by Routledge

  5. The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  7. Japan and East Asian Integration

    Trade and Domestic Politics

    By Jemma Kim

    Series: Rethinking Asia and International Relations

    For almost fifty years Japan pursued a single-track approach focusing trade negotiation efforts exclusively on the global multilateral forum while shunning regionalism as harmful to the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs/ World Trade Organisation system. However, following the tsunami disaster...

    Published November 16th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, while it has pursued a decidedly pacifist post-war foreign policy. Recently, however, there has been talk of Constitutional reform, especially since the new security legislation of 2016....

    Published November 14th 2017 by Routledge

  9. The Far East and Australasia 2018

    49th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Far East and Australasia

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of...

    Published November 9th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge