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Japan-Africa relations by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-263) and index.

StatementTukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo
LC ClassificationsDS849.A78 L85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419184M
ISBN 109780230619326
LC Control Number2009035109

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Japan-Africa Relations seeks to study the complex nature of the dynamics of power relations between Japan and Africa since the Bandung Conference in , with an emphasis on the period starting from the s up to the present. Japan–South Africa relations refers to the current and historical bilateral relationship between Japan and South Africa.. History. The genesis of trade relations between Japan and the future South Africa date to when Jan van Riebeeck first arrived at Dejima in Nagasaki harbor. Reebeck accompanied Jan van Elseracq, who was the representative of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) in Japan. The book's declared focus is on Japan's policy of economic cooperation with Africa, but the analytical approach is comprehensive, combining the theory of international relations and political economy to show how Japan-Africa relations evolved within the dynamic context of international power relations and global markets in the postwar world. Jul 28,  · The chapter explores relations between Africa and the old imperial powers and how centuries of slavery and colonialism have contributed to the region's development malaise. The central question in this book is whether Japan's economic assistance could lead to better life chances for people in the African countries in the long term.

With the end of Apartheid and normalization of international relations of South Africa in Japan's special role ended. Africa was the location of US$ billion or % of Japanese foreign direct investment in , of which most (US$ billion) was in Liberia. As in Panama, this investment was mainly in the form of flag of convenience. The thinking about writing a book on Japan-Africa relations and the act of writing such a book have been a long and gradual process that was enriched with my expanded scholarship and world experience. Despite the popularity of “Made-in-Japan” since the second half of the twentieth century, Japan was still an enigma for me until I came to. Talk by Professor Jun Morikawa (Rakuno Gakuen University), Japan Discussion Group, Chatham House, 27 March Review by Jason James. Professor Jun Morikawa, author of Japan and Africa: Big Business and Diplomacy (), spoke to the Japan Discussion . The author's tools of analysis lie in the field of international political economy, and the first two chapters of the volume are designed to contextualize Japan Africa relations in the theories of Author: Kweku Ampiah.

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