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Rethinking Japanese public opinion and security

Paul Midford

Rethinking Japanese public opinion and security

from pacifism to realism?

by Paul Midford

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPaul Midford
SeriesStudies in Asian security, Studies in Asian security
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA845 .M455 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411561M
ISBN 109780804772167, 9780804772174
LC Control Number2010029234

Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism? By Paul Midford. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, xvi, pp. $ Book review of Rethinking Japan: The Politics of Contested Nationalism, by Arthur Stockwin and Kweku Ampiah. Lanham: Lexington Books, , pp., $ (ISBN ) View.

Japan is an increasingly divided country between elites and the public as it grapples with whether it should acquire nuclear weapons itself and not rely on America’s protection, a Stanford scholar Romei, a political scientist and predoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), has a new working paper that describes how. Buy Rethinking Japan: The Politics of Contested Nationalism (New Studies in Modern Japan) by Stockwin, Arthur, Ampiah, Kweku (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

favor as the “linchpin” of U.S. alliances, Japan was not satisfied until it was designated the “cornerstone” of the alliance system. In the “history wars” of , Japanese and South Koreans vied for U.S. government and public opinion favor to their interpretation of historical consciousness issues. South Korea and Japan have endured seven decades of profound distrust, but the time has come to acknowledge that the security concerns and wider geopolitical interests of both countries are very.


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This book is the first in-depth analysis of Japanese public attitudes towards security since Thomas Berger's () ‘Cultures of Antimilitarism’ and Glenn Hook's () ‘Militarization and Demilitarization in Contemporary Japan’, and the only one covering the post-9/11 changes to Japan's security policy.

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In Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security, Paul Midford assesses these issues in the context of Japanese history. IIn this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in various conflicts worldwide.

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Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN Part of book. Synopsis In this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in various conflicts worldwide.

He is co-editor with Robert Eldridge of Japanese Public and the War on Terrorism (Palgrave Macmillan, ), and authored Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism: Implications for Japan’s Security Strategy (EastWest Center Washington, ).

His latest book is Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Realism to Pacifism. The book's focus on counter-terrorism and national security highlights a policy approach which, over decades, Japan has developed with political patience and diplomatic finesse.

These essays advocate an eclectic approach that helps in recognizing new questions and that seek to combine elements from different analytical perspectives in the.

Summary In this book, Paul Midford engages claims that since 9/11 Japanese public opinion has turned sharply away from pacifism and toward supporting normalization of Japan's military power, in which Japanese troops would fight alongside their American counterparts in various conflicts worldwide.

Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism. (review) Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism. (review) Hughes, Christopher W. out under the LDP-Komei coalition government. Komei, a party in opposition during the long period of conservative dominance, has many.

Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism. is the fourteenth book in the Studies in Asian Security series sponsored by the.

Rethinking Japanese Security by Peter J. Katzenstein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Rethinking Japan is a book that needs to be read by anyone interested in a better understanding of the recent dramatic shifts in Japan’s domestic as well as foreign and security policies.

Each chapter provides a well-documented and comprehensive analysis of. In Japan’s democratic system, public opinion matters. At crucial moments, it has limited the ability of what Midford calls “hawkish elites” to join Washington in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Although North Korean belligerence and the rise of China have increased public support for territorial defense, they have not increased support for. He records that "Japanese opinion has grown less trusting and more sceptical of American power and the role it plays in the world" (43).

The primary goal of the book, according to Midford, "is to demonstrate that Japanese public opinion matters because it has a significant influence on Japanese foreign and security policies" (7).

TY - BOOK TI - Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism? AU - Midford, Paul SP - CY - Stanford PB - Stanford University Press PY.Book Reviews security policy (Green, ; Hughes, ; Samuels, ).

This book challenges this assumption and tries to prove that public opinion is not only stable, but also rational, and that it does continue to constrain Japanese government security policy decisions.

The first question Midford asks is: Is Japanese public opinion coher. The book's focus on counter-terrorism and national security highlights a policy approach which, over decades, Japan has developed with political patience and diplomatic finesse.

These essays advocate an eclectic approach that helps in recognizing new questions and that seek to combine elements from different analytical perspectives in the Reviews: 1.