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Table of Contents Abbreviations vii List of Tables x Foreword Bogdan Mieczkowski xi Acknowledgements xiii Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Hiroshi Itoh Chapter 2 23 Foreign Policy Making: Reflections of Former Ambassador Yuji Kurokawa Chapter 3 Japan's Policies toward Ukraine: Reflections of Former Ambassador 39 Yuji Kurokawa Chapter 4 The Liberalized Immigration Policy 57 Nobutaka Shinomiya Chapter 5 75 Japan's ODA and National Security Naoto Yoshikawa Chapter 6 Japan's whaling policy: Rejection of an international norm 91 Keiko Hirata Chapter 7 The Open Skies over Japan: Globalization of Civil Aviation 133 Hiroshi Itoh Chapter 8 Prime Minister Koizumi's Legacy: the Reform of Postal Services 155 Charles D. Lake II Chapter 9 From Outbound to Inbound: Japan's International Travel and 175 Tourism Promotion Policy Rationales, 1963-2003 Lonny E. Carlile Chapter 10 National Security and Mass Media Freedom 193 Lawrence W. Beer Chapter 11 Female Imperial Succession?: Public Policy Alternatives 209 Itsuo Sonobe Chapter 12 Conclusions 219 Hiroshi Itoh Selected Bibliography 229 Abbreviations ACLI American Council of Life Insurers ANA All Nippon Airways APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations CGP Clean Government Party (Komeito) CIS Commonwealth of Independent States COM Citizen Ombudsman Movement (Shimin Ombusuman Undo) DAC Development Assistance Committee EC European Community EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone EPA Economic Partner Agreement EU European Union FA Fisheries Agency FDI Foreign Direct Investment FSA Financial Services Agency FTA Free Trade Agreement G-4 The Group of Four G-7 The Group of Seven GATT The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GDP Gross Domestic Product GHQ, SCAP General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers GNP Gross National Product IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAPC Independent Administrative Public Corporation IATA International Air Transport Association ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization ICB Immigration Control Bureau ICR Institute of Cetacean Research ICRR Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition ICR International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling IAW International Fund for Animal Welfare IMF International Monetary Fund ISD Initiative for Sustainable Development toward the 21st Century ITP Industrial Training Program IWC International Whaling Commission JAL Japan Airlines JARPA Japanese Antarctic Research Program JARPN Japanese Research Whaling Program in the North Pacific JAS Japan Air System JCLU Japan Civil Liberties Union (Jiyu Jinken Kyokai) JCP Japan Communist Party JDP Japan Democratic Party JEIB Japan Export and Import Bank JETRO Japan External Trade Organization JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency JSP Japan Socialist Party Keidanren Japan Business Federation LDP Liberal Democratic Party LLDC Least and Less Developed Countries MAFF Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries MIAC Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (Somusho) MITI Ministry of International Trade and Industry MLIT Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport MOE Ministry of Environment MOEI Ministry of Economics and Industry MOES Ministry of Education and Science MOF Ministry of Finance MOFA Ministry of Foreign Affairs MOGA Ministry of General Affairs MOJ Ministry of Justice MOT Ministry of Transportation MOT Ministry of Treasury MOU Memorandum of Understandings concerning the U.S.- Japan Aviation Agreement MOWL Ministry of Welfare and Labor NAB National Association of Commercial Broadcasters (Nihon Minkan Hoso Renmei or Minporen) NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NIES Newly Industrialized Emerging States NGO Nongovernmental Organization NMP New Management Procedures NPEL National Public Employee Law NPO Nonprofit Organizations NPSC National Public Safety Commission NSK Japan Newspaper Editors and Publishers Association (Nihon Shimbun Kyodai) NTP Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty NTT Nippon Telephone and Telegraph NWA Northwest Airlines ODA Official Development Assistance OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OEFA Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan OIF Operation Iraqi Freedom OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe PKO Peace Keeping Operations PPL Postal Privatization Law PRC People's Republic of China SDA Self Defense Agency SDF Self Defense Forces SDP Social Democratic Party TIP Technical Internship Program UA United Airlines UK United Kingdom UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund USAID United States Agency for International Development WB World Bank WHO World Health Organization WTO World Trade Organization List of Tables 1.1 A Policymaking Paradigm 20 6.1 Cortell and Davis's Typology of Domestic Structural Contexts 99 9.1 Tourism in MOT Priority Policies List, 1955-1999 181 11.1 Order of Imperial Successions 212
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1989-.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Japan -- Social policy.