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Current History (2023) 122 (847): 308–313.
Published: 01 November 2023
... privacy and the loss of inter-human connection, embodying the dynamic emotional dimensions of Japan’s social transformation. © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Japan robots artificial intelligence emotion technology On February 22, 2019, monks at the 400-year-old...
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Current History (2023) 122 (845): 209–216.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Levi McLaughlin The shocking murder of Japan’s former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe by a gunman motivated by anger at the politician’s ties to the controversial Unification Church sparked a massive outcry that amplified long-standing anxieties about religion in Japan. This article surveys...
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Current History (2023) 122 (845): 235–237.
Published: 01 September 2023
... events have contributed to this policy turn as well, such as the Russian invasion of Ukraine, rising concerns about food and energy security, and the vulnerabilities in global supply chains that were revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the increasing securitization of the economy in Japan, South...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 224–230.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Gabriele Vogt In 2022, the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan from postwar US control was commemorated. To many Okinawans, however, this was no reason for celebration. Seventy percent of the US military deployed in Japan is stationed in Okinawa, and protests by citizens and local...
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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 240–245.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Susanne Klien As post-growth Japan hesitates between stagnation and change, its young people are opting out of traditional career paths and seeking lifestyles with greater personal freedom. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Japanese society to change in some respects, but institutional and corporate...
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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Celeste L. Arrington Long considered objects of pity and welfare assistance, people with disabilities in South Korea and Japan are increasingly treated as rights-bearers. Through activism, litigation, and involvement in international treaty negotiations, Koreans and Japanese with disabilities...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
... of railway infrastructure in the maintenance or disintegration of national border integrity was further demonstrated by the encroachment from the south of Japan’s Southern Manchuria Railway (SMR). Manzhouli’s location made it a sort of capital city for refugees. This was representative of the Argun...
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Current History (2020) 119 (818): 217–221.
Published: 20 August 2020
...Daniel P. Aldrich; Toshiaki Yoshida While a number of nations have used high-tech surveillance, mass testing, contact tracing, and draconian stay-at-home laws to manage the ongoing pandemic, Japan’s official response has been less energetic. The country also faces tremendous challenges...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin Aeran Chung [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Japan labor population...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jason Danely Convivial meeting places that cultivate a sense of purpose and belonging are a key to happiness among the rapidly growing cohort of elderly people in Japan. Making Meaningful Lives: Tales from an Aging Japan , by Iza Kavedžija University of Pennsylvania Press , 2019 ©...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Edward A. Fogarty; Gene Park [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global multilateral order—and save themselves? © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Edward Fogarty Gene Park Japan European Union...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 366.
Published: 01 December 2017
... An international chronology of events in October, country by country, day by day. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Spain Argentina Austria China Iraq Kenya Japan Turkey Israel Palestinians THE MONTH IN REVIEW...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 217–222.
Published: 01 September 2017
... South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-un nuclear weapons missiles chaebol business conglomerates corruption Donald Trump China Japan 217 The reality is that powerful business and political clans are deeply embedded in Korean society and unlikely to disappear anytime soon. A New President...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Mark Beeson United States China Asia Donald Trump trade Trans-Pacific Partnership South China Sea Japan South Korea Philippines Australia Asia-Pacific regional order 235 The possibility of miscalculation...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of California Susanne Klien Japan 2011 triple disaster tsunami earthquake nuclear meltdown reconstruction Tokyo civil society rural communities PERSPECTIVE Recovering from Disaster, Reinventing Japan? SUSANNE KLIEN SUSANNE KLIEN is an associate professor in the Modern Japa- nese Studies...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the University of California Mark Beeson China South China Sea Philippines Vietnam Japan Australia United States maritime law Barack Obama Xi Jinping ASEAN nationalism United Nations Convention Law Sea How times change. Only a few years ago the East Asian region was known primarily...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed to retain...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 224–228.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of California Alexis Dudden Japan Constitution Article antiwar clause Shinzo Abe National Diet Liberal Democratic Party Self-Defense Forces peacekeeping World War II Nobusuke Kishi 224 [A]n overwhelming majority of Japanese wants to protect the constitution using the same word...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 312–317.
Published: 01 November 2014
... suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey lansing Vietnam ho chi minh plebiscite Marxism anticolonial habsburg unity 312 Self-determination lacked legal standing in international law and remained ill-defined, and was thus open to appropriation and redefinition...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 305–311.
Published: 01 November 2014
... bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey points fourteen wilsonian LNU Addams grey Comité des études Ligue pour une Société des Nations disarmament UN vision labor ILO 305 The world ended up with a League that simultaneously...