By Peter J. Katzenstein

Since the unforeseen finish of the chilly warfare, normal arguments approximately energy politics can now not be followed uncritically. This has resulted in a renewed curiosity in Japan’s surprisingly peaceable protection policy.

Japan’s championing of "comprehensive protection" is valuable to this assortment. Peter J. Katzenstein’s essays discover this idea which not just encompasses conventional army matters but additionally household facets of protection. The book's concentrate on counter-terrorism and nationwide safeguard highlights a coverage method which, over many years, Japan has constructed with political persistence and diplomatic finesse. those essays suggest an eclectic technique that is helping in spotting new questions and that search to mix parts from various analytical views within the exploration of novel traces of argument.

Additionally, the e-book gains a wholly new, sizeable creation that explores and elaborates the topics of the gathering whereas bringing it brand new. This assortment can be of vital curiosity to scholars and students of eastern politics, safety experiences and foreign relations.

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