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Author Watanabe, Atsuko.

Title Japanese Geopolitics and the Western Imagination [electronic resource].

Published Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (274 p.).
Series Critical Security Studies in the Global South Ser.
Critical Security Studies in the Global South Ser.
Springer Political Science and International Studies eBooks 2019 English+International
Notes Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction: Standing in a Place, Imagining a Space; Place, Space, and Politics: The Geopolitical Unity of Disunity; Reframing Geopolitics; Japanese Geopolitics; Standpoint, Imagination, Assemblage, and Community of Experience; A Frame of Community; Outline of the Book; References; Chapter 2: Contextualizing Traveling Theory; Introduction; Political Theory as an Oxymoron; A Cognitive Gap?; Japan as a Destination of Traveling Theory; The Japanese Geopolitical Paradox; Democratizing Power; Assemblage as a Global Significance
Universal as a Node Without ConsentPlaces of Analysis and Territories of Knowledge; The Same as Universal; Contextualizing International Political Theory; In Terms of Time; In Terms of Space; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Inside the Place of Interpretation; Introduction; International Law as "Universal"; Basso Ostinato7: A Question of Power and Subjectivity; Two Syntheses; Multi-productive Misunderstandings?; Failed Free Subjects or a Creative Borrowing?; The Unsynthesizable; Basso Ostinato: The Marker of Power; Recent Debates and Basso Ostinato; Generalizability of Basso Ostinato
Eurocentrism and SpaceMultiple Places; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Analytical Framework; Introduction; Place and Power in Japan; A Theory of Place (Basho); Copernican Revolution?; Nishida as Another Assemblage Thinker?; Power in Japan; Place(s) as Universal; Two Worlds, Three Spaces, and Three Places; Community of Experience; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Identifying the Site of Creation; Introduction; Democratizing Geopolitics; The Geopolitical Gaze; The Modern Geopolitical Imagination; Missions and Tensions; Geopolitics and "geopolitics"; The State as Kokka
Imaginative GeographyJapan: The Repository of Civilizations; Invention of "the East," "the West," and "the South"; Nan-yō: A Fusion of the Self and the Other; Fate?; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: The Importation of Geopolitics into Japan; Introduction; Data Summaries; Japan as a Case of Geopolitics; Ratzel; Kjellén; Haushofer; The First Application in Japan; Inclusive Geopolitics?; Classical, Critical, or Neoclassical?; European Geopolitics as Traveling Theory; Ratzel; Kjellén; Haushofer; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Japanese Geopolitics; Introduction; An Idealist Geopolitics?
The "Awakening" of the EastInversions? Organism Beyond the State; The State as an Organism in Japanese Geopolitics; Space as Lebensform; Minzoku; Symbolic Power in the Unstructured Structure; Geopolitical Imagination in Japan; A Borderless World?; The Ocean as a Web of Association; Proper Places in Regional Order; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Conclusion: A Successful Journey?; References; References; Japanese Geopolitics; Index
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Geopolitics -- Japan.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030043995
9783030043988 (hbk.)