electronic journal of
contemporary japanese studies

Volume 8, Issue 2

Peer Reviewed Articles

5. The Japan Foundation in China: An Agent of Japan's Soft Power?
Vyas, Utpal
Posted: 15 August 2008
4. Narrating the Law in Japan: Rakugo in the Meiji Law Reform Debate
McArthur, Ian
Posted: 15 August 2008
** Winner of the 2009 Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature in Australia **
3. Transforming Security Politics: Jun'Ichiro Koizumi and the Gaullist Tradition in Japan
Envall, H.D.P.
Posted: 20 July 2008

Discussion Papers

7. Suicide and the Japanese Media: On the Hunt for Blame
Matthews, Joel
Posted: 20 July 2008
6. Arukihenro: Reflections on Fieldwork by a Visual Anthropologist
Mendel, Tommi
Posted: 20 July 2008

Book Reviews

6. The Accidental Pioneer: John Manjiro in Japan and the United States
Ikeda, Yoko
Review of: Kawada, Shoryo (2003) Drifting Toward the Southeast: The Story of Five Japanese Castaways: A Complete Translation of Hyoson Kiryaku(A Brief Account of Drifting Toward the Southeast), as Told to the Court of Lord Yamauchi of Tosa in 1852 by John Manjiro.
Posted: 15 August 2008

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