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

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William Tow, Rikki Kersten
Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 31, 2012 - Political Science - 279 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I The Interplay of Domestic and Foreign Policy Factors
11
Part II The Dynamics of Bilateral Security Cooperation
77
Part III Regional and Global Ramifications of Intensified Bilateralism
145
Conclusion
241
References
245
Index
271
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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, Australia KIICHI FUJIWARA is Professor of International Politics in the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo, Japan EIICHI KATAHARA is Director, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies, Tokyo, Japan RYO SAHASHI is Associate Professor of International Politics, Faculty of Law, Kanagawa University, Japan TOMOHIKO SATAKE is Fellow, Research Department, National Institute for Defense Studies, Tokyo, Japan KAZUHIKO TOGO is Professor and Director, Institute for World Affairs, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan YUJI UESUGI is Associate Professor at the Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation at Hiroshima University and Program Officer at the Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center, Japan WILHELM M. VOSSE is Professor of Political Science at the International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan DAVID WALTON is Senior Lecturer in Asian Studies and International Relations in the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of Western Sydney, Australia THOMAS S. WILKINS is Lecturer in Security and Strategic Studies at the Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney, Australia