Japan's Role in International Politics since World War II [NOOK Book]


First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Japan's Role in International Politics since World War II

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Volume six of a six-volume work on the history of contemporary Japan. Written by leading academicians, 18 essays recount major postwar events and controversies in the realm of Japan's international relations. Topics include security issues, the persistence of a "sankoku" mentality, Japan's role in the U.N. peacekeeping operations, the foreign aid program, Japan's role in the global environment movement, Korean "comfort women" and their efforts for redress, relations with Russia and the United States, and security and diplomacy in the U.S.-Japanese relations in the next century. Lacks an index. Edited by Beauchamp, University of Hawaii. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136524271
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/11/2013
  • Series: Dimensions of Contemporary Japan
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 376
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Volume Introduction
Reinventing Security: Japan Since Meiji 1
Japan in the Coming Century: Looking East or West? 23
Japan's Abiding Sakoku Mentality 31
The Korean "Comfort Women": Movement for Redress 42
Free-Floating Anxieties on the Pacific: Japan and the West Revisited 57
Japan's United Nations Peacekeeping and Other Operations 85
Japan's 1991 Minesweeping Decision: An Organizational Response 104
Pax Nipponica? 118
Collaboration or Conflict? Foreign Aid and U.S. Japan Relations 134
Perennial Anxiety: Japan-U.S. Controversy over Recognition of the PRC, 1952-1958 149
The U.S.-Japanese Alliance at Risk 175
Japanese-American Relations After the Cold War 183
Whither Japan-U.S. Relations? Partners for the Coming Century 210
The Japan-U.S. Security Arrangements in a New Era
Economic Relations: What Lies Ahead?
Foresight Needed in Japan-U.S. Ties
Japan and the Spratlys Dispute: Aspirations and Limitations 229
Japan and Global Environmental Leadership 245
The Participation of Japanese Military Forces in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations 257
Yeltsin's Visit and the Outlook for Japanese-Russian Relations 303
Diplomacy and Security in the Twenty-First Century 316
Acknowledgments 327
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