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Kirsch, Griseldis (2016) 'Japan in the Global Context - (Some) Challenges in the 21st Century.' Romanian Economic and Business Review, 10 (4). pp. 199-214.

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This paper will look at some challenges that Japan faces in the 21st century. Starting first with a historical perspective, I will look at the role that the nihonjinron played in the global positioning of Japan, before elucidating Japan’s position in Asia. By a critical assessment of the Cool Japan policy, I will then analyse to what extent it can be deemed successful, and in how far soft power can be a tool that can help overcome challenges, or whether it posits a challenge in itself.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Japanese soft power, Japan and Asia, soft power, war memory
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea
ISSN: 18422497
Copyright Statement: Copyright of Romanian Economic & Business Review is the property of Romanian American University and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use.
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2016 10:58
Related URLs: http://www.rebe ... E_10_4_2015.pdf

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