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Diplomacy in Japan-EU relations [electronic resource] from the Cold War to the post-bipolar era / Oliviero Frattolillo.

Author/Creator:
Frattolillo, Oliviero.
Publication:
Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (166 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
Series:
Routledge Contemporary Japan Series
Routledge contemporary Japan series ; 48
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Subjects:
European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- European Union countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:

Since the 1950s, Japan-Europe relations have been characterised by a mutual coldness in terms of diplomatic dialogue, punctuated by a number of trade disputes. This book analyses the development of the political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and Europe, and shows that - especially during the Cold War years - whilst they share a wide range of political values and goals, the quality of diplomatic relations has often been sacrificed to both overcome trade issues and as a result of systemic factors.

Focusing on the institutionalization of relations between Japan and the EU, t

Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; The diplomatic scenario; Aims and structure of the study; Methodological approach and analytical framework; Part I: The impact of the international environment on Japan-EU diplomatic relations; 1. Walking the road of low diplomacy (1951-1979); 1.1 Two-faced Japan: Us ally, Europe's chagrin (the 1950s); 1.2 Walking the road of low diplomacy (the 1960s); 1.3 The Nixonian transition and Japan's shock (the 1970s); 2. From quiet politics to quiet achievements (1980-2011)
2.1 No more a danger, not yet a partner (the 1980s)2.2 The end of deĢtente and the new Japanese security frontiers; 2.3 The Joint Declaration and the opportunities of acquired maturity (the 1990s); 2.4 The confirmed partnership of the New Millennium: the Joint Japan-EU Action Plan (2001); Part II: Mediating actorness and culture in Japan-EU diplomatic dialogue; 3. Japan and the EU in the ASEM framework: mirrored diplomacies; 3.1 Changing boundaries in Japan's security diplomacy; 3.2 Key points in the shifting ASEM multilayered framework; 3.3 Mirroring Japan and the EU within ASEM
4. Actorness and theoretical divides4.1 The evolving EU international actorness; 4.2 Metaphors of European security and defence; 4.3 Theoretical divides in Japan-EU diplomatic dialogue; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed July 16, 2013).
ISBN:
1-138-65802-2
0-203-36278-0
1-135-05222-0
OCLC:
852758162