Japan's Quest for a Permanent Security Council Seat A Matter of Pride or Justice? by Na Na


Japan's Quest for a Permanent Security Council Seat A Matter of Pride or Justice? by Na Na

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.

About the Author

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

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282 pages


Na Na
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Publication date

14th January 2000



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