Book Reviews

 

Envall, HDP (2018) “Abe’s Doctrine: Less Pacifist? More Proactive?” a review of The Abe Doctrine: Japan’s Proactive Pacifism and Security Strategy, by Daisuke Akimoto, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Vol. 18, No. 3,Rev. 3.

Envall, HDP (2017) “Is Japan Still Looking for Leadership?” a review of Looking for Leadership: The Dilemma of Political Leadership in Japan, edited by Ryo Sahashi and James Gannon, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 17, No. 3, Rev. 3.

Envall, HDP (2017) “A Review of The Evolution of the US-Japan Alliance: The Eagle and the Chrysanthemum, by Matteo Dian,” Pacific Affairs Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 358–60.

Envall, HDP (2016) “Reading Room: Abe’s Remarkable Restoration,” a review of The Abe Restoration: Contemporary Japanese Politics and Reformation, by Craig Mark, Australian Outlook, 6 December.

Envall, HDP (2015) “Japan’s ASEAN Diplomacy: Beyond the ‘Reactive State’?” a review of Japan’s ASEAN Policy: In Search of Proactive Multilateralism, by Sueo Sudo, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Vol. 15, No. 3, Rev. 2, 13 December.

Envall, HDP (2013) “Reflections on Governance and Democracy in Asia and Japan,” a review of Governance and Democracy in Asia, edited by Takashi Inoguchi and Matthew Carlson, and Japanese Politics, by Takashi Inoguchi, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 13, No. 4, Rev. 6, 15 December.

Envall, HDP (2013) “A Review of Japan’s Security Identity, by Bhubhindar Singh,” Contemporary Southeast Asia Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 462–64.

Envall, HDP (2012) “A Review of The Quest for Japan’s New Constitution, by Christian G. Winkler,” Asian Studies Review Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 282–84.

Envall, HDP (2012) “A Review of The U.S. Security Alliance: Regional Multilateralism, edited by Takashi Inoguchi, G. John Ikenberry and Yoichiro Sato,” Asian Politics & Policy Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 261–63.

Envall, HDP (2011) “A Review of Peace and Security in the Asia-Pacific: Theory and Practice, by Sorpong Peou,” Pacific Affairs Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 330–32.

Envall, HDP (2010) “Japan’s Grand Strategy: Goldilocks and the Search for the Perfect Porridge,” a review of Securing Japan: Tokyo’s Grand Strategy and the Future of East Asia, by Richard J. Samuels, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 10, No. 1, Rev. 2, 29 January.

Envall, HDP (2008) “No Trace of Influence? Japan’s North Korea Policy and the Great Powers,” a review of North Korea Policy: Japan and the Great Powers, by Linus Hagström and Marie Söderberg (eds), Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 8, No. 1, Rev. 1, 14 January.

Envall, HDP (2006) “Contesting the Japanese Constitution,” a review of Japan’s Contested Constitution: Documents and Analysis, by Glenn D. Hook and Gavan McCormack, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 6, No. 2, Rev. 5, 7 December.

Envall, HDP (2006) “Travels in Japanese Politics, Old and New,” a review of Introduction to Japanese Politics, by Louis D. Hayes, The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence, by Gavan McCormack, and Japan’s Dysfunctional Democracy, by Roger W. Bowen, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 6, No. 1, Rev. 3, 27 March.

Envall, HDP (2003) “Explaining Japan’s International Relations: The Quiet Diplomacy of an ‘Aikidō State’?” a review of Japan’s International Relations: Politics, Economics and Security, by Glenn D. Hook, et al., Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 3, No. 1, Rev. 3, 14 April.

Envall, HDP (2001) “The Japan-US Alliance: Twenty-First Century Challenges in East Asia,” a review of The Japan-U.S. Alliance: New Challenges for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Masashi Nishihara, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies Vol. 1, No. 1, Rev. 2, 10 October.

Envall, HDP (1999) “A Review of Arming Japan: Defense Production, Alliance Politics, and the Postwar Search for Autonomy, by Michael J. Green,” Australian Journal of Political Science Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 457–58.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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