- Roger Goodman, Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Society, University of Oxford
"I know no better book for an accessible and up-to-date introduction to this complex subject than The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japan Studies."
- Hiroko Takeda, Associate Professor, Organization for Global Japanese Studies, University of Tokyo
"Pioneering and nuanced in analysis, yet highly accessible and engaging in style."
- Yoshio Sugimoto, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University
The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies includes outstanding contributions from a diverse group of leading academics from across the globe. This volume is designed to serve as a major interdisciplinary reference work and a seminal text, both rigorous and accessible, to assist students and scholars in understanding one of the major nations of the world.
James D. Babb is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University.