Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region by W. TowBilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region by W. Tow

Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region

byW. TowEditorR. Kersten

Hardcover | August 31, 2012

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This book assesses the key factors underlying such Australian-Japanese cooperation and those policy challenges that could impede it. Experts offer critical insights into why their two countries - traditionally the two key 'spokes' in the US bilateral alliance network spanning Asia - are moving toward a security relationship in their own right.
TADASHI ANNO is Associate Professor of Political Science at Sophia University, Japan MALCOLM COOK is Dean of the School of International Studies, Flinders University, Australia DAVID ENVALL is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of International Relations, College of Asia and the Pacific, at the Australian National University, Aust...
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Title:Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific RegionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.14 inPublished:August 31, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230279015

ISBN - 13:9780230279018

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Table of Contents

Introduction; W.T.Tow  & R.Kersten PART I: THE INTERPLAY OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY FACTORS Australian Foreign Policy Towards Japan: Weighing the Bureaucratic Process; D.Walton The Koizumi-Abe Revolution in Japanese Security Policy: Normative Transformation and Democratic Maturity; R.Kersten Japanese Domestic Politics and Security Cooperation with Australia: The Limits of 'Normalisation'; T.Anno Japan's Misfiring Security Hedge: Discovering the Limits of Middle-power Internationalism and Strategic Convergence; H.D.P.Envall  & K.Fujiwara PART II: THE DYNAMICS OF BILATERAL SECURITY COOPERATION Regional Security Politics in East Asia: What Can Japan and Australia Usefully Do Together?; K.Togo Japan-Australia Security Relations: A Tale of Timing; M.Cook Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership?; T.S.Wilkins Japan-Australia Joint Security Statements and the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue: A Japanese Perspective; E.Katahara PART III: REGIONAL AND GLOBAL RAMIFICATIONS OF INTENSIFIED BILATERALISM The Broader Context: how Australia-Japan Relations 'Fit' into Regional and Global Security Dynamics; W.T.Tow Comparing Japanese, Australian and European Responses to 'Out-of-area' Security Challenges; W.M.Vosse Japan, Australia and International Security Burden-sharing with the United States; T.Satake Building a Foundation for Regional Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific: Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding; Y.Uesugi Security Arrangements in the Asia-Pacific: A Three-tier Approach; R.Sahashi