Japan's Quest For A Permanent Security Council Seat: A Matter of Pride Or Justice?

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 14, 2000 - History - 269 pages
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Japan has consistently been pursuing the goal of a permanent UN Security Council seat for 30 years. This book investigates the motives for this ambition, and how it has been pursued domestically and internationally. It is therefore a study of the interior workings of the Japanese Foreign Ministry as well as of the country's underdeveloped multilateral diplomacy.

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Reinhard Drifte is Professor of Japanese Politics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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