JPRI publishes scholarly and journalistic works, in a variety of formats, on Japan and the Pacific Rim.

Working Papers


Occasional Papers


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Denying History: Cancelling the A-Bomb Stamp/ Prospects for U.S.-Japan Relations in 1995/ A Spark in North Korea: “This Tragic Loss of Life Was Unnecessary” Sheila K. Johnson, Chalmers Johnson , , , china critiques europe japan north-america north-korea northeast-asia russia usa asia-pacific carter cold-war pacific-war xiaoping
Being “Japanese” in Brazil and Okinawa Kozy K. Amemiya , , asia-pacific brazil guam japan northeast-asia occasionalpapers oceania philippines southeast-asia latin-america culture immigration nationalism
A Glimpse into the Abyss: The Life of a Keiretsu Contractor/ Tom Clancy’s Debt of Honor Tamae Prindle, Sheila K. Johnson , , , asia-pacific critiques japan northeast-asia keiretsu taisei tokyo-motors tom-clancy
The Japanese Way of Death: A Funeral in Sapporo David Aldwinckle , , asia-pacific japan northeast-asia occasionalpapers buddhism culture customs
APEC--Australia’s Pragmatic Asia Policy? Lincoln Wright , , asia-pacific australia hong-kong japan northeast-asia oceania singapore south-korea taiwan workingpapers southeast-asia apec asian-tigers oecd
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan Herbert P. Bix , , asia-pacific japan north-america northeast-asia occasionalpapers usa hirohito modern-japan post-american-administration
The Mutual Understanding Industry: Three Views on the Shaping of American Perspectives on Japan Robert Angel, Ivan P. Hall, Ronald A. Morse , , asia-pacific japan north-america northeast-asia usa workingpapers diplomacy nhk policy
Market Access in the Global Economy: The Problem of Cartels Alan Wm. Wolff , , , , , , , asia-pacific europe north-america northeast-asia workingpapers east-of-burma-agreement european-union gatt international-trade-organization london-agreement oecd trade-liberalization wto
Perspective on Violence: Explaining America to the Japanese / How to Open a Rice Market and Still Keep it Closed Sheila K. Johnson, Ulrike Schaede , , , , , critiques japan north-america northeast-asia asia-pacific crime gatt rice-market us-films violence yakuza
Nationalism and the Market: China as a Superpower Chalmers Johnson , , asia-pacific china japan north-america northeast-asia usa workingpapers economics nationalism world-bank
Japan's Press Clubs as Information Cartels Laurie A. Freeman , , , , asia-pacific japan northeast-asia workingpapers asahi-shimbun japan-newspaper-publishers-and-editors-association jnpea ldp liberal-democratic-party
The End of the “Special” U.S.-Japan Relationship John W. Dower , , asia-pacific china japan north-america northeast-asia usa workingpapers pacific-war sino-japanese-war westernization
Japan Studies Under Attack: How Rational Choice Theory is Undermining America's Understanding of the World Steven C. Clemons , , asia-pacific japan north-america northeast-asia usa workingpapers government politics rational-choice-theory
Blindside Revisited Eamonn Fingleton , , , asia-pacific critiques japan north-america northeast-asia usa economy ministry-of-finance trade world-war-ii
The Three Cold Wars Chalmers Johnson , , , , , , , asia-pacific china europe latin-america north-america north-korea northeast-asia occasionalpapers philippines russia south-korea southeast-asia usa castro clinton cold-war george-lee-butler nato nmd soviet-union ussr
South Korea’s Academic Lobby Bruce Cumings , asia-pacific korea north-korea northeast-asia occasionalpapers south-korea education history
The Bolivan Connection: U.S. Bases and Okinawan Emigration Kozy K. Amemiya , , , asia-pacific bolivia japan north-america northeast-asia okinawa usa workingpapers latin-america nanbei-zakura ryukyu-government tigner us-military
The U.S. General Accounting Office’s Report on the Proposed Marine Corps Floating Heliport Off Okinawa Chalmers Johnson , , , , , asia-pacific japan korea north-america north-korea northeast-asia occasionalpapers okinawa southeast-asia usa vietnam environmental-impact gao military saco special-action-committee-on-okinawa us-general-accounting-office
Postwar Japan - A Reminiscence Hans H. Baerwald , , , asia-pacific japan northeast-asia occasionalpapers ghq jcp post-war-japan scap
American Press Illusions About Japanese Politics Steven K. Vogel , , , asia-pacific critiques japan usa northeast-asia north-america clinton liberal-democratic-party sakigake shinseito
Building Japan’s Information Superhighway Joel West , , , , , asia-pacific japan north-america northeast-asia usa workingpapers communications multimedia national-information-infrastructure nihon-telephone-and-telegraph nii ntt
Okinawa Update Japan Policy Research Institute , asia-pacific critiques japan north-america northeast-asia okinawa usa sexual-assault us-military
American Inertia and Drift in Asia Alan Tonelson , , , , , , asia-pacific critiques japan north-america northeast-asia southeast-asia usa apec clinton cold-war economy gulf-war nixon sino-soviet
The Current U.S. Debate over China Policy Alan Wm. Wolff , , , , asia-pacific china critiques north-america northeast-asia usa mfn most-favored-nation nafta trade-imbalance wto
Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia Chiho Sawada and Michael Berry , , , asia-pacific book china japan korea north-america northeast-asia taiwan usa east-asian-cinema korean-war pacific-war sino-japanese-war