The most modern variation of this complete and elementary textbook offers a unmarried quantity source for all these learning Japan's diplomacy. It deals a transparent and concise advent to crucial elements of Japan's position within the globalized economic system of the twenty-first century. The booklet has been totally up-to-date and revised to incorporate accomplished discussions of latest key matters for Japan’s IR, including:
- the upward push of China;
- reaction to the worldwide monetary and monetary challenge considering 2008;
- Japan’s proactive function after September 11 and the struggle on terror;
- responses to occasions at the Korean Peninsula;
- relations with the us and the Obama management;
- relations with Russia, primary Asia and the center East;
- changing responses to an increasing and deepening ecu Union.
Extensively illustrated, the textual content comprises statistics, maps, images, summaries and recommendations for extra interpreting, making it crucial analyzing for these learning eastern politics and the diplomacy of the Asia Pacific.
A word at the cover:
The hide representation entitled 'Double Standard' is a jap manga penned by way of satirical artist Ichihanahana in November 2010 relating to emerging jap nationalism, Japan-China tensions over the disputed territory of the Senkaku islands and the U.S. presence in Okinawa. This manga demonstrates some of the key topics in Japan’s ties with China and the USA, but in addition a few different primary good points of Japan’s diplomacy as explored all through this article.