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Book Announcement: Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie and Ulrike Wöhr, Routledge, 2014 Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868 by Brian Woodall 300 pages  Pubdate: 06/17/2014  6 x 9  5 figures, 12 tables The world’s third largest economy and a stable democracy, Japan remains a significant world power; but its economy has … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Japanese Political Economy

We invite submissions for upcoming issues of The Japanese Political Economy, which aims to publish high quality, original articles that explore the many facets of and interactions between Japan’s domestic and international political economy. The journal welcomes a broad range of scholarship that … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture

Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: identity politics, schooling and popular culture Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu and Edward Vickers, editors (Routledge: 2013) 264 pp ISBN: 978-0-415-71399-3 In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued … Continue reading

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Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Fellow, East-West Center, Washington, D.C.

JAPAN STUDIES FELLOWSHIP 2014 East-West Center The East-West Center is now accepting applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy-relevant research and writing on issues of key relevance to the US-Japan partnership, including diplomatic, politico-security, economic, social and … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Fellowship 2014

East-West Center About the East-West Center The East-West Center is an education and research organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States. … Continue reading

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