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Japan's subnational governments in international affairs, Purnendra Jain

Summary
This book moves away from the common belief that Japan's international relations are firmly the preserve of the national government in Japan's highly centralised political system. Examining examples of subnational governments (SNGs) across Japan the book uncovers a significant and generally unrecognised development in Japanese politics: SNGs are ever more dynamic international actors as national borders 'weaken' across the world. Exploring what Japanese SNGs do, where they do it, and why, the book considers the implications of these factors for Japan's international relations and domestic p
Table Of Contents
Contexts: conceptual, comparative and Japanese -- Japanese SNGs as international actors: domestic dimensions -- International exchanges: SNGs lead with a soft approach -- International cooperation: a strategic edge -- Economic diplomacy -- Hard diplomacy: SNGs and national security
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (235 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280374098

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