Japan's International Relations: Politics, Economics and Security / Edition 2by Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson
Pub. Date: 11/01/2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
The new edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized political economy of the twenty-first century. The second edition of this highly acclaimed volume has been fully updated and revised to include discussion of such recent events as: the 'war on terror' and the despatch of the Self-Defence Forces to support the US in Afghanistan and Iraq, Japan's proactive role in responding to 9/11 and the Bush doctrine, Japan's new foreign economic policy in East Asia including bilateral Free Trade Agreements and currency cooperation, Japan's new competition with China for economic and political leadership in East Asia, Prime Minister Koizumi's visit to North Korea and the crisis on the Korean peninsula.
This book is essential reading for those studying Japanese politics and the international relations of the Asia Pacific, as well as US and European foreign policy.
- Taylor & Francis
- Publication date:
- Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
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- Product dimensions:
- 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.05(d)
Table of Contents
Part I Japan’s International Relations: What, Why and How? 1. The significance of Japan’s international relations 2. Explaining Japan’s international relations Part II Japan-United States Relations 3. Introduction 4. Japan-United States political relations 5. Japan-United States economic relations 6. Japan-United States security relations 7. Conclusion Part III Japan-East Asia Relations 8. Introduction 9. Japan-East Asia political relations 10. Japan-East Asia economic relations 11. Japan–East Asia security relations 12. Conclusion Part IV Japan-Europe Relations 14. Japan-Europe political relations 15. Japan-Europe economic relations 16. Japan-Europe security relations 17. Conclusion Part V Japan-Global Institutions 18. Introduction 19. Japan-United Nations 20. Japan-economic institutions 21. Japan-G7/8 22. Conclusion Part VI Japan’s International Relations: What Next? 23. What Next?
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