Japan and Africa: Big Business and Diplomacy / Edition 1

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Jun Morikawa elucidates the constellation of political, economic and bureaucratic participation in the formulation of Japanese foreign policy. He illustrates clearly how Japan develops its policies, and how it uses corporations as an arm of government in its relations with the rest of the world. Japan's endemic racism is examined - and at the same time anti-racism which found expression in anti-apartheid organisations and a programme of 'overseas co-operation volunteers'. The critical eye with which the author looks into the heart of Japan's government-business nexus is bound to stir controversy. His readable narrative is supplemented by extensive documentation and statistics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865435773
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 298
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Japanese Terms and Abbreviations
1 Introduction 1
2 Japan's African Diplomacy: the Basic Framework 8
3 Japan's African Diplomacy: Post-war Development 52
4 Actors in the External Decision-making Structure 91
5 Dual Diplomacy: Case Studies of Big Business Involvement 118
6 Racism in Japan's African Diplomacy 174
7 Japan and Africa at the Crossroads 203
Postscript 234
Select Bibliography 283
Index 295
App. A Chronology of relations between Japan and South Africa, 1910-93 242
App. B African embassies in Tokyo 246
App. C Number of Japanese companies established in Africa 247
App. D Japanese companies with offices in South Africa 248
App. E Keidanren committees 251
App. F Organisation of Keidanren international co-operation project promotion system 254
App. G Direct overseas investment by industry and region, end 1982 255
App. H Number of AOTS regular training programme trainees, 1959-90 258
App. J Members of the Japan-South Africa Parliamentarians Friendship League, 1984 260
App. K Responses to Justice Minister Kajiyama's statement 261
App. L African Diplomatic Group response to Justice Minister Kajiyama's statement 263
App. M JAAC advertisement in Weekly Mail, Johannesburg, 1988 265
App. N Requests and recommendations from the Japanese Economic Mission to Southern Africa, July 1992 266
App. P Tokyo declaration on African development 'Towards the 21st Century' 268
App. Q Post-TICAD initiatives by the Japanese government 276
App. R The executions in Nigeria, November 1995 282
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