Domestic sources of Japan's foreign and security policy
This thesis investigates the influence of Japan's right-wing on Japanese foreign and security policy. Japan has often been considered a puzzle for international relations theory. In contrast to neorealist predictions that the state is expected to maximise its security in an anarchic security environment, Japan continues to exercise self-restraint under the Article 9 peace clause of its post-war Constitution, and has commonly conducted foreign policy in a low-key manner vis-a-vis regional...[Show more]
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