Japan as a 'Global Pacifist State': Its Changing Pacifism and Security Identity

Japan as a 'Global Pacifist State': Its Changing Pacifism and Security Identity

by Daisuke Akimoto

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034313803
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Series: Welten Ostasiens / Worlds of East Asia / Mondes de l'Extreme-Orient Series , #21
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Daisuke Akimoto is Assistant Professor at the Soka University Peace Research Institute in Japan. He holds a PhD (Asian Studies and International Relations) from the University of Western Sydney, an MA (Peace and Conflict Studies) from the University of Sydney, and a BA (Humanities) from the Soka University Japan. His research and teaching interests include Japanese studies, Japanese politics, international relations, and peace research.

Table of Contents

Contents: Japan as a ‘Pacifist State’: Security Policy 1945-1990 – Japan as a ‘UN Peace-Keeper’ in Cambodia – Japan as a ‘UN Peace-Builder’ in East Timor – Japan as a ‘US Ally’ in Response to the War on Terror – Japan as a ‘Global Pacifist State’: The Future of the Peace Constitution and Japan’s Core Security Identity.

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