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  • 18 Jun 2008

    Where does the US hedge its bets in Asia?

    Historically, it’s been Japan. William Overholt of the RAND Corporation argues that the US stabilized Asia very effectively by developing and allying with Japan post World War II. But is Japan still the safest bet? On this, he is doubtful. Read Observing Japan‘s excellent review of Asia, America, and the Transformation of Geopolitics. * * […]

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  • 24 Mar 2005
    Women campaigning for equality in Japan

    Vera Mackie on Feminism in Modern Japan

    Vera Mackie, author of Feminism in Modern Japan (2003), talks to us about socialist women in early 20th century Japan, the success of modern Japanese women activists, and her reasons for wanting to write about it.

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