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Beyond Bilateralism: U.S.-Japan Relations in the New Asia-Pacific
     

Beyond Bilateralism: U.S.-Japan Relations in the New Asia-Pacific

by Ellis S. Krauss (Editor), T. J. Pempel (Editor), T. J. Pempel (Editor), Ellis S. Krauss, Krauss (Editor)
 

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In the decades following World War II, relations between Japan and the United States were characterized by a strong bilateralism. This relationship has recently been challenged by a changing security situation related to greater economic development in Asia, greater Chinese power, and organized nonstate terror. Increasing global capital flows has also changed the

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In the decades following World War II, relations between Japan and the United States were characterized by a strong bilateralism. This relationship has recently been challenged by a changing security situation related to greater economic development in Asia, greater Chinese power, and organized nonstate terror. Increasing global capital flows has also changed the nature of the U.S.-Japanese relationship, as has the greater political and economic role played by an array of multilateral structures, including the United Nations, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, and the World Trade Organization. Krauss (international relations and Pacific studies, U. of California at San Diego) and Pempel (political science, U. of California at Berkeley) have arranged these 12 papers examining the changing nature of U.S.-Japanese relations in accordance with these three processes challenging bilateralism. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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“Written at a highly intelligent level, this volume is, overall, one of the most solid and thorough studies of US-Japan relations in the new context in east Asia, with specific policy suggestions for the US.”—Choice

“This book provides one of the most detailed explanations of U.S.-Japan relations and clearly presents a new way of understanding U.S.-Japan trade and security relations. The contributors to this volume have done a first-rate job in accounting for the myriads of issues that dominate the geopolitics of U.S.-Japan relations.”—Asian Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804749107
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
11/10/2003
Series:
Contemporary Issues in Asia and Pacific Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Ellis S. Krauss is Professor of Japanese Politics and Policy Making at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego. T. J. Pempel is Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies and Il Han New Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

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