Social Science Japan Journal

Table of Contents

Volume 7, Issue 2: October 2004.

General Articles

Beached Whales: Examining Japan's Rejection of an International Norm
Keiko Hirata
pp. 177-197

Unemployment Policy in Prewar Japan: How Progressive Was Japanese Social Policy?
Kazutoshi Kase
pp. 199-221

Gender and Political Behaviour in Japan
Gill Steel
pp. 223-244

Explaining Central Bank Reform in Japan
Jennifer Holt Dwyer
pp. 245-262

Survey Articles

The Public Man and the Public World in Modern Japan: Nanbara Shigeru and Hasegawa Nyozekan Revisited
Andrew E. Barshay
pp. 263-275

From Family to Nation: A Comparative Approach to the Japanese and French Family Systems
Sumitaka Harada
pp. 277-281

Book Reviews

Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms, and Nationalism: The Militarization of Aesthetics in Japanese History, by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002, xviii+411 pp., $20.00 (ISBN 0226620913)
Yoshikuni Igarashi
pp. 283-286

Zen War Stories , by Brian Daizen Victoria London: Routledge Curzon, 2003, 272 pp., $27.95 (paperback ISBN 0700715819), $80.00 (hardback ISBN 0700715800)
Shinobu Tsujimura
pp. 286-289

K?bush? to Sono Jidai (The Ministry of Public Works and its Time), edited by Suzuki Jun. Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2002, iii+260 pp. (ISBN 4-634-52240-3)
Erich Pauer
pp. 289-292

Alternative Narratives in Modern Japanese History, by M. William Steele. London and New York: Routledge Curzon, 2003, xi+212256 pp., $90.00 (ISBN 0415305705)
Brian Platt
pp. 292-294

Kankoku Heig-shi no Kenky? (Studies in the History of the Annexation of Korea), by Unno Fukuju. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2000, xviii+411 pp., 7,400 yen (hardback ISBN 4-00-002846-4)
Fumio Kaneko
pp. 294-297

Sōten: Okinawasen no Kioku (Point of Dispute: Memory and the Battle of Okinawa), by Ishihara Masaie, Oshiro Masayasu, Hosaka Hiroshi, and Matsunaga Katsutoshi. Tokyo: Shakai Hyōronsha, 2002, 350 pp., 2300 yen (ISBN 4-7845-1420-1)
James E. Roberson
pp. 297-300

Housing in Postwar Japan: A Social History, by Ann Waswo. London: Routledge Curzon, 2002, x+145 pp., $55.00 (hardcover ISBN 0-7007-1517-7)
Hiroyuki Suzuki
pp. 134-137.

Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan, by Laura Hein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004, 320 pp., $45.00 (hardcover ISBN 0-520-24347-1)
James BABB
pp. 300-302

Tears of Longing: Nostalgia and the Nation in Japanese Popular Song, by Christine R. Yano. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London: Harvard University Asia Center, 2002, 250 pp., $35.00 (hardback ISBN 0674008456), $19.95 (paperback ISBN 0674012763)
Edgar W. Pope
pp. 302-305

Sayonara Gakk?ka Shakai (Farewell to the Schooled Society), by Ueno Chizuko. Tokyo: Tar? Jir? -sha, 2002, 197 pp., 1,750 yen (ISBN 4-8118-0666-2)
Katsunobu Shimizu
pp. 305-309

Sengo Nihon no Shikin Haibun: Sangyō Seisaku to Minkan Ginkō(Postwar Japan's Fund Distribution: Industrial Policy and Commercial Banks), by Okazaki Tetsuji, Okuno Masahiro, Ueda Kazuo, Ishii Shin, and Hori Nobuaki. Tokyo: Tokyo Daigaku Shuppankai, 2002, 452 pp., 5,800 yen (ISBN 4130401866)
Bai Gao
pp. 309-312

Japan and China: Cooperation, Competition and Conflict, edited by Hanns Günther Hilpert and René Haak, Hampshire and New York: Palgrave, 2002, 217 pp., $69.95 (hardcover ISBN 0-333-97038-1)
Daojiong Zha
pp. 312-315

Corporate Strategies for Southeast Asia after the Crisis: A Comparison of Multinational Firms from Japan and Europe , edited by Jochen Legewie and Hendrik Meyer-Ohle. Houndmills, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000, 288 pp., £45.00 (ISBN 0333917847)
Gregory W. Noble
pp. 315-318

Civil Society in Japan: The Growing Role of NGOs in Tokyo's Aid Development Policy, by Keiko Hirata. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002, xiii+208 pp., appendix, notes, references, index, $55.00 (hardcover ISBN 0-312-23936-X)
Karen Nakamura
pp. 318-320

Japanese Governance: Beyond Japan Inc., edited by Jennifer Amyx and Peter Drysdale. New York: Routledge Curzon, 2003, xv+208 pp., $80.00 (hardcover ISBN 0-415-30469-5)
Daniel P. Aldrich
pp. 320-323