Tag Archives: Japan

Japan’s Political Economy

The Japanese Economy is a new book by Hiroaki Richard Watanabe and published by Agenda Publishing. It is reviewed by Kwang-Yeong Shin of the Department of Sociology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea. The book covers the political economy of Japan from … Continue reading

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Women Students and Japan’s New Left

Jan Bardsley of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reviewed the book Coed Revolution: The Female Student in the Japanese New Left, authored by By Chelsea Szendi Schieder and published by Duke University Press. Most histories of … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2021 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles and five book reviews. The articles are: Challenging Hegemony: Nurhadi-Aldo and the 2019 Election … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2021 published

Issue number 3 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles, a Commentary and three book reviews. The articles are: After the Grab? Land Control … Continue reading

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Civil Society and State in Democratic East Asia

Civil Society and the State in Democratic East Asia: Between Entanglement and Contention in Post High Growth is a collection edited by David Chiavacci, Simona Grano and Julia Obinger, published by Amsterdam University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for … Continue reading

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Capital Taxation in Japan and South Korea

“Capital Taxation in Japan and South Korea (1990s–2010s): Similar Outcomes, Different Trajectories” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020. 1823454) is a new JCA article by Sung Ho Park of the Department of International Relations, Yonsei University Mirae Campus, Gangwon-do, South Korea. The abstract for … Continue reading

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Immigration Politics in Japan

Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan is a new book by Michael Strausz, published by SUNY Press. The book is reviewed for JCA by Paul Capobianco of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. As its population declines, immigration to Japan has … Continue reading

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Japanese Agriculture and Capitalism

“Japanese Agriculture and Capital Expansion: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Global Food Value Chain Strategy” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1788120) is a new article for JCA by independent scholar Akiko Horita, based in Auckland, New Zealand. The abstract for the article states: This … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2020 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the fourth of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the second of three special issues due … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2020 published

Issue number 1  of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the first of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary. This is a regular issue, beginning with an … Continue reading

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