By Purnendra Jain
This ebook strikes clear of the typical trust that Japan’s diplomacy are firmly the safeguard of the nationwide govt in Japan’s hugely centralised political approach. interpreting examples of subnational governments (SNGs) throughout Japan the booklet uncovers an important and customarily unrecognised improvement in eastern politics: SNGs are ever extra dynamic foreign actors as nationwide borders ‘weaken’ around the world. Exploring what jap SNGs do, the place they do it, and why, the publication considers the results of those components for Japan’s diplomacy and household politics.
By bringing to mild the scope and results of the overseas activities of Japan’s SNGs, this e-book presents a extra exact and nuanced knowing of the country's international coverage, at a time when it is pursuing a broader and extra lively profile in overseas affairs.
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