Publications

Books

           Editor. Putting Okinawa at the Center. Online Course Reader. Available on the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus web site. 2014.  239 pp.

Divisions of Labor: Globality, Ideology and War in the Shaping of the Japanese Labor Movement. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2005. 292 pp.

Coeditor with Mark Tilton. Is Japan Really Changing Its Ways?: Regulatory Reform and the Japanese Economy. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, November, 1998. 219 pp.

Translator. Contemporary Politics in Japan. By Masumi Junnosuke. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 1995. 514 pp.

Translator. Postwar Politics in Japan, 1945-55. By Masumi Junnosuke. Japan Research Monograph, no. 6. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, 1985. 420 pp

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Articles 


“The Postindustrialization of the Developmental State” in Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S. George, eds., Japan Since 1945: From Postwar to Post-Bubble. Continuum, 2013. Pp. 144-164.

“The Labor Movement” in Alisa Gaunder, ed., Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics. London and New York: Routledge, 2011. Pp. 162-174.

“The Evolution of “Area Studies” in Japan: The Impact of Global Context and Institutional Setting.” In Terence Wesley-Smith and Jon Goss, eds., Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning Across Asia and the Pacific. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2010. Pp. 71-91.

“From Outbound to Inbound: Japan’s International Travel and Tourism Promotion Policy Rationales” in Hiroshi Itoh, ed., The Impact of Globalization on Japan’s Public Policy. Lewiston, Queenston and Lampeter: Edward Mellen, 2008. Pp. 175-192.

"Exploring an ‘Asian’ Identity for a 21st Century Japan in Two Fukuoka Museums.” Japan Studies Association Journal 7 (2009): 66-78. [pdf]

"Rediscovering Enterprise Unions in Post-World War II Japanese Labor History,” Labor History 49-2 (2008): 228-234.

“The Japanese Labor Movement and Institutional Reform” in Magnus Blomstrom and Sumner LaCroix, eds., Institutional Change in Japan. London and New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 177-201.

With James Mak and Sally Dai. “Impact of Aging on Japanese International Travel to 2025.” Journal of Travel Research 44-2 (November 2005): 151-162.

"The ‘Free Economy’ and the Developmental State: The Changing Ideology and Politics of Japanese Organized Business, 1965-1980.” In David Arase, ed., The Challenge of Change: East Asia in the New Millennium (Berkeley: University of California Institute of East Asian Studies, 2003). Pp. 91-112.

“The Japanese Labour Movement's Road to the Millennium.” In David W. Edgington, ed., Japan at the Dawn of the New Millennium (Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2003). Pp. 49-66.

Niche or Mass Market?: The Regional Politico-Economic Context of Tourism and Tourism Development in Palau.” The Contemporary Pacific, 12-2 (Fall 2000). Pp. 415-463.

"The Evolution of the Administrative Reform Movement: The Politics of Japanese Regulatory Reform” in Lonny E. Carlile and Mark Tilton, eds Is Japan Really Changing Its Ways?: Regulatory Reform and the Japanese Economy. (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, November 1998). Pp. 76-110.

An earlier version of this chapter is included under the title "The Politics of Japanese Regulatory Reform: The Development and Dynamics of the Administrative Reform/Deregulation Movement in Japan" in Japan Information Access Project, ed., Japanese Deregulation: What You Should Know (Proceedings). Washington, D.C.: Japan Information Access Project/Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, 1997. Pp. 23-57.
Also translated into Spanish and published as “Reforma administrativa y deregulasion economica en Japon,” Comercio Exterior 48-2 (February 1998): 83-100.

Co-authored with Mark Tilton. “Regulatory Reform and the Developmental State.” In Lonny E. Carlile and Mark Tilton, eds, Is Japan Really Changing Its Ways?: Regulatory Reform and the Japanese Economy. (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, November 1998). Pp. 1-15.

Co-authored with Mark Tilton. “Is Japan Really Changing?” In Lonny E. Carlile and Mark Tilton, eds., Is Japan Really Changing Its Ways?: Regulatory Reform and the Japanese Economy. (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, November 1998). Pp. 197-218.

"The Yaohan Group: Model for or Maverick Among Japanese Retailers in China?" In Kerrie MacPherson, ed., Asian Department Stores. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. Pp. 233-252.

"Zaikai Amid Taisho Demokurashii, 1900-1930" in Sharon A. Minichiello, ed., Japan's Competing Modernities: Issues in Culture and Democracy, 1900-1930. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. Pp. 288-311.

"The 'Homestead' and the 'Public Vessel': The State-Business Relationship in Canadian and Japanese Industry Culture" in Keizo Nagatani and David E. Edgington, eds., Japan and the West: The Perception Gap. Aldershott, Hants, England: Avebury Press 1998. Pp. 109-132.

"Economic Development and the Evolution of Japanese Overseas Tourism, 1964-1994." Tourism Recreation Research, 20-1 (1996). Pp. 11-18.  [pdf]

The Left in Japanese Politics: Is there Movement Toward a Third Pole? JPRI Working Paper no. 17 (March 1996).

"The Changing Political Economy of Japan's Economic Relations with Russia: The Rise and Fall of Seikei Fukabun." Pacific Affairs, 67-3 (Fall 1994). Pp. 411-432.

"Sohyo versus Domei: Competing Streams of Labour Movement Strategy in the Era of High Growth in Japan." Japan Forum, 6-2 (October 1994). Pp. 145-157.

Reprinted in Steven Tolliday, ed., The Economic Development of Modern Japan Since 1868—Part Two: 1945-1995. Vol. II. Cheltanham, UK: Edward Elgar,2001. Pp. 438-450.

"The Japanese Opposition and the Security Issue Arena: Political Party `Positioning' in Historical and Contemporary Context" in Jacob Kovalio, ed., Japan in Focus. North York, Ontario: Captus Press, 1994. Pp. 14-35.

"Party Politics and the Japanese Labor Movement: Rengo's 'New Political Force." Asian Survey 24-7 (July 1994). Pp. 301-316.

Reprinted in Edward R. Beauchamp, ed., Dimensions of Contemporary Japan, 1945-1998 (Hamden, CT: Garland, 1999). Pp. 270-284.