The United Nations in Japan's foreign and security policymaking, 1945-1992 : national security, party politics, and international status / Liang Pan
- Pan, Liang
- Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center, 2005. and Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by Harvard University Press.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 384 pages ; 24 cm.
- Harvard East Asian monographs ; 257
- The UN and Japan's struggle for peace and security -- Japan and the UN's security function in the early postwar era -- The downfall of the UN-centric security formula -- The UN's security role in a broader sense -- The brief detente and Japan's initial policies -- The burgeoning disillusion -- The Cold War shadow -- The shaky bridge between the Orient and the Occident -- The turbulent days -- A UN transcending the cold war or serving it? -- Saving the UN from financial crisis -- The Vietnam war and the Matsui letter -- Coping with the great powers' negligence -- Efforts to revitalize the UN -- A "moderate mediator" -- Jostled between the AA group and the West -- Targeted by the African group -- Dismissed by both the Orient and the Occident -- Toward a new trend? -- Revamping the UN -- The restoration of the UN's peace function and the Takeshita initiative -- Peacekeeping efforts in Cambodia -- The end of the Cold War -- The UN and Japanese party politics -- The UN and domestic politics in the occupation era: developing a security formula -- Putting the security and peace treaties into a UN framework -- The UN in the JSP's counterproposal for peace and security -- The JCP's anti-UN security policy -- The triumph of the conservative coalition -- The UN: a political panacea (i) -- Domestic controversies over China and AA policies -- PKO and an overseas mission for SDF -- The UN and the opposition's alternative security scheme -- The UN: a political panacea (2) -- SSD and the opposition parties' coalition dreams -- The UN and the PKO legislation -- The UN and Japan's international status -- Fighting for equal status: the road to the UN -- Returning to the international community through the UN -- An "associate" UN membership? "The worst day of my life" -- The end of the tunnel -- Seeking the highest status: the unfinished battle for UNSC permanent membership -- the awakening of ambition / The economic superpower's demand -- "We will fight you and beat you" -- The revival of the bid.
- 0674019636 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -372) and index.
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