Introduction-- Economic Security & Income Doubling under Ikeda & Sato-- Japan's Political Return to Asia-- A Change in Defense & Security Outlook-- Comprehensive Security, Prime Minister Nakasone & a more Realpolitik Outlook by Japan-- The End of the Cold War, the Gulf War & Japan's International Security Role-- Conclusion-- Index.
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This book examines the incremental changes that have occurred in Japan's national security considerations and policies over the last 60 years. It uses a careful collation and synthesis of a number of key ideas and concepts from some of the most influential Japanese scholars of the last half century, as well as referring to a number of more recent scholars who have made some interesting contributions to the Japanese security debate. (source: Nielsen Book Data)