Critical issues in contemporary Japan / edited by Jeff Kingston
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
- Second edition.
- Physical Description:
- xix, 319 pages ; 26 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Kingston, Jeff, 1957-
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Political environment -- 1.Japanese politics: mainstream or exotic? / Arthur Stockwin -- 2.The politics of trade policy / Aurelia George Mulgan -- 3.Limiting fundamental rights protection in Japan: the role of the Supreme Court / Lawrence Repeta -- 4.Civil society: past, present, and future / Akihiro Ogawa -- 5.Japan's contemporary media / David Mcneill -- pt. II Nuclear and renewable energy -- 6.Revisiting the limits of flexible and adaptive institutions: the Japanese government's role in nuclear power plant siting over the postwar period / Daniel P. Aldrich -- 7.Who controls whom? Constraints, challenges and rival policy images in Japan's postwar energy restructuring / Paul J. Scalise -- 8.Japan's nuclear village: power and resilience / Jeff Kingston -- 9.Japan's renewable energy prospects / Andrew Dewit -- pt. III International dynamics -- 10.Bad war or good war? History and politics in postwar Japan / Sven Saaler -- 11.Japanese territorial disputes with Korea and China: small islets, enduring conflicts / Mark Selden -- 12.Great expectations: domestic politics and the Russo-Japanese Northern Territories dispute / Tina Burrett -- 13.Okinawa today: spotlight on Henoko / Alexis Dudden -- pt. IV Social dilemmas -- 14.Demographic dilemmas, women and immigration / Jeff Kingston -- 15.Reproductive rights in Japan: where do women stand? / Tin Tin Htun -- 16.Hiding in plain sight: minority issues in Japan / Kyle Cleveland -- 17.Mental health and therapy in Japan: conceptions, practices and challenges / Sachiko Horiguchi -- 18.Violence in schools: tensions between `the individual' and `the group' in the Japanese education system / Robert W. Aspinall -- 19.Hidden behind Tokyo: observations on the rest of Japan / John Mock -- pt. V Reforming Japan? -- 20.Seeking to change Japanese society through legal reform / Matthew J. Wilson -- 21.Parochialism: Japan's failure to internationalize / Ayumi Takenaka -- 22.What's behind what ails Japan / David Leheny -- 23.Whither Abe's Japan? / Jeff Kingston.
- 9780815352051 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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