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  • Childbearing and Careers of Japanese Women Born in the 1960sby YUKIKO SENDA

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 54.99

    ?This book provides the keys to understanding the trajectory that Japanese society has followed toward its lowest-low fertility since the 1980s. The characteristics of the life course of women born in the 1960s, who were the first cohort to enter that trajectory, are explored by using both qualitative and quantitative data analyses. Among the many... more...

  • Contemporary Portraits of Japanese Womenby Yukiko Tanaka

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 31.95

    As Japan shifted from an agricultural country before 1950 to an industrialized nation in less time than any other developed country, women felt the pressure of the shift. Husbands worked longer hours, leaving all the household chores and child rearing to their wives while fulfilling their responsibilites as corporate soldiers. The economy was fueled... more...

  • Human Security in Southeast Asiaby Yukiko Nishikawa

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    There is a growing interest in human security in Southeast Asia. This book firstly explores the theoretical and conceptual basis of human security, before focusing on the region itself. It shows how human security has been taken up as a central part of security policy in individual states in Southeast Asia, as well as in the regional security policy... more...

  • Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crisesby Yukiko Nishikawa

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Extensive news coverage of humanitarian crises, especially on television, has led to a strong public awareness of the importance of humanitarian activities. This innovative book examines the evolution of Japan?s response to humanitarian crises, placing it in the context of global debates on humanitarianism. Tracing developments from the Meiji period... more...

  • Japan's Middle East Security Policyby Yukiko Miyagi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This study examines how Japanese policy toward Middle East security issues is shaped by the need to both maintain Japan?s security alliance with the US and its oil relationship with states in the Middle East. Yukiko Miyagi introduces the historic roots of Japan?s policy, and then focuses on the major contemporary cases ? the Iraq war, the Iranian... more...

  • Technology and Industrial Growth in Pre-War Japanby Yukiko Fukasaku

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This book aims to discredit the myth that has the `unique cultural traits' of the Japanese as the key to the country's success, arguing that the more realisable foundation of long-term investment in training and research is responsible. The book looks at the development of Japan in the pre-War period. Yukiko Fukusaku sees the achievements of this period... more...

  • Women Writers of Meiji and Taisho Japanby Yukiko Tanaka

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2000; US$ 39.95

    After centuries of repression of the female voice in literature, the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-1926) periods in Japanese history saw important changes in both the way women wrote and the way they were read. However, even the most accepted female writers of these two eras were judged by criteria different from those applied to men, and only... more...

  • A Shawl of Mistby Yukiko Inoue-Smith

    UPA 2012; US$ 28.99

    This book of tanka , an ancient style of Japanese poetry, includes essays written to accompany and complement the poems. The short essays included here provide practical thoughts based on the author?s long years of personal and professional experiences ? studying, reading, teaching, thinking, and especially, cherishing each day of living. more...

  • Current Topics of Infectious Diseases in Japan and Asiaby Kazuo Tanaka; Yoshihito Niki; Akatsuki Kokaze

    Springer Japan 2010; US$ 179.00

    Infectious diseases are still the major cause of death in developing countries. Focusing not only on such diseases as cholera, colitis, and bacterial intestinal infections, this book also addresses the current status of infectious diseases in Japan and Asia. more...

  • The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexusby Anoushiravan Ehteshami; Yukiko Miyagi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries of the Middle East. It looks at various key bilateral... more...