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Articles & Chapters

Refereed Journal Articles

 Asian Security cover Hiding in plain sight? Japan’s militarization of space and challenges to the Yoshida doctrine’, with Paul Kallender, Asian Security, 2018 (DOI: 10.1080/14799855.2018.1439017; ISSN 1479-9855).
 Pacific Review ISsue 30 no 6

Japan's rise and fall (and rise again)The Pacific Review, vol. 30, no. 6 2017, pp. 885-894.

Pacific Review

Japan’s emerging arms transfer strategy: diversifying to re-centre on the US-Japan alliance’, The Pacific Review, 2017


Japan’s security trajectory and collective self-defence: essential continuity or radical change’, Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 43, no. 1, Winter 2017, pp. 93-126.

Journal of Strategic Studies

Japan’s emerging trajectory as a “cyber-power”: from securitization to militarization of cyberspace’, with Paul Kallender, Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 40, no 1-2, pp. 118-145.


'Japan’s "Resentful Realism" and Balancing China’s Rise', The Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol. 9, no. 2, Summer 2016, pp. 109-150.


‘“Yuanhen de xianshi zhuyi” yu Riben zhiheng Zhongguo jueqi’, Guoji Zhengzhi Kexue, Vol. 1, No, 4, 2016, pp. 59-98.

space_policy.jpg Japan, Ballistic Missile Defence and remilitarisation’, Space Policy, 2013, pp. 1-7.
journal of japanese studies The Democratic Party of Japan’s New (but Failing) Grand Security Strategy: From “Reluctant Realism” to “Resentful Realism”?’, Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 38, no. 1, Winter 2012, pp. 109-140.
,  Journal of Strategic Studies ‘The Slow Death of Japanese Techno-Nationalism? Emerging Comparative Lessons for China's Defense Production’, Journal of Strategic Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, 2011, pp. 451-479.
JISS 'Japan as civilian power, soft power, or normal military power', Journal for International and Strategic Studies, N4 Special Issue: Japan, Spring 2011, pp. 14-19.
ia_front_cover.jpg 'Japan's response to China's rise: regional engagement, global containment, dangers of collision', International Affairs, vol. 85, no. 4, 2009, pp. 191-214.
a-p_review_cover.jpg 'Japan's military modernisation: a quiet Japan-China arms race and global power projection', Asia-Pacific Review, vol. 16, no. 1, May 2009, pp. 84-99.
asian_survey.jpg '"Supersizing" the DPRK threat: Japan's Evolving Military Posture and North Korea', Asian Survey, vol. 49, no. 2, March/April 2009, 291-312.
pacific_review_cover.jpg 'Managing the MedUSA: comparing the political economy of US-Japan, US-UK, and US-Germany relations', The Pacific Review, vol. 20, no. 3, September 2007, pp. 257-271 (with Ellis S. Krauss and Verena Blechinger Talcott.
survival.jpg 'Japan's new security agenda', Survival: The IISS Quarterly, vol. 49, no. 2, Summer 2007, pp. 157-176 (with Ellis S. Krauss).
cambridge_review.jpg 'Not quite the "Great Britain of the Far East": Japan's security, the US-Japan alliance, and the "war on terror"', Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 20, no. 2, June 2007, pp. 325-338.
asiapolicy2_c1.jpg North Korea’s nuclear weapons: implications for the nuclear ambitions of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan’, Asia Policy, vol. 2, no. 1, January 2007, pp 105-123.
pacific_affairs.gif The political economy of Japanese sanctions towards North Korea: domestic coalitions and international systemic pressures’, Pacific Affairs, vol. 79. no. 3, Fall 2006, pp. 455-481.
orbis_cover.gif 'Why Japan Could Revise Its Constitution and What It Would Mean for Japanese Security Policy', Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, vol. 50, no. 4, Fall 2006, pp. 724-744.
AJIA.jpg Japan’s security policy, the US Japan alliance, and the ‘war on terror’: incrementalism confirmed or radical leap’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 58, no. 4, December 2004, pp. 427 445.
a-p_review_cover.jpg Japan-North Korea relations from the North-South summit to the Koizumi-Kim Summit’, Asia-Pacific Review, vol. 9, no. 2, November 2002, pp. 61-78.
cambridge_review.jpg Reflections on globalisation, security and 9/11’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 15, no. 3, October 2002, pp. 421-434. (Reprinted in Marina Della Giusta, Uma S. Kambhampati, and Robert Wade (eds.) Critical Perspectives on Globalization, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006)
ejeas_cover.jpg Japan and the East Asian financial crisis: patterns, motivations and instrumentalisation of Japanese regional economic diplomacy patterns, motivations and instrumentalisation of Japanese regional economic diplomacy patterns, motivations and instrumentalisation of Japanese regional economic diplomacy’, with G. Hook, J. Gilson, and H. Dobson, European Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 1, no. 2, 2002, pp. 177-198.
haq_cover.png Japan’s changing structure of civilian control: Japan, civilian control and the “normal” state’, Harvard Asia Quarterly, vol. 6, no. 2, Autumn 2002, pp. 22-27.
secdia.gif ‘Conceptualising the globalisation security nexus in the Asia Pacific’, Security Dialogue, vol. 32, no. 4, December 2001, pp. 407 21.
korean_journal_of_defense_analysis.gif Japan’s strategy-less North Korean strategy: shifting policies of containment and engagement and implications for US-Japan-South Korea security co-operation’, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, vol. 12, no. 2, Winter 2000, pp. 153-181.
RIPE.jpg ‘Japanese policy and the East Asian currency crisis: abject defeat or quiet victory?’, Review of International Political Economy, vol. 7, no. 2, 2000, pp. 219-253.
PR.jpg Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo, the changing nature of terrorism, and the post Cold War security agenda’, Pacifica Review: Peace Security and Global Change, vol. 10, no. 1, February 1998, pp. 39 60.
pacific_review_cover.jpg Japanese policy and the North Korean ‘soft landing’, The Pacific Review, vol. 11, no. 3, 1998, pp. 389-415.
pacific_review_cover.jpg Japan’s subregional and defence linkages with ASEANs, South Korea and China in the 1990s’, The Pacific Review, vol. 9, no. 2, Spring 1996, pp. 229-50.
survival.jpg The North Korean nuclear crisis and Japanese security’, Survival: The IISS Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 2, Spring 1996, pp. 79-103.

Refereed book chapters

Japan’s defence industry: from indigenisation to exploring internationalisation’, in Keith Hartley and Jean Belin (eds.) The Economics of the Global Defence Industry, New York, Routledge, 2019, pp. 396-436

 Japan and the South China Sea Disputes: emerging power politics and ‘fake liberalism

“Japan and the South China Sea Disputes: emerging power politics and ‘fake liberalism’”, in Huiyun Fung and Kai He (eds.) US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes, New York, Routledge, 2018, pp. 82-97 ISBN 978-0815380030).

Japan’s Foreign Relations in Asia

“Japan’s security policy in the context of the US-Japan alliance: the emergence of an ‘Abe Doctrine’”, in James D. J. Brown and Jeff Kingston (eds.) Japan’s Foreign Relations in Asia, New York, Palgrave, 2018, pp. 49-60.

 Strategic Asia 2017-18

Japan’s Grand Strategic Shift: From a Yoshida Doctrine to an Abe Doctrine?’, in Ashley J. Tellis, Alison M. Szalwinski and Michael Wills (eds.) Strategic Asia 2017-18: Power, Ideas and Military Strategy in the Asia-Pacific, National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington, Seattle, 2017, pp. 72-105.

evolution_of_military_power.jpg ‘Japan’s military transformation: catching up on ‘traditional’ security agendas via ‘non-traditional’ justifications?’, in Pauline Eadie and Wyn Rees (eds.) The Evolution of Military Power in the West and Asia: Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era, New York, Routledge, 2015, pp. 148-166.
sec_conflict_east_asia.jpg ‘Japan’s decline and the consequences for East Asian conflict and cooperation’, in Andrew T. H. Tan (ed.) Security and Conflict in East Asia, New York, Routledge, 2015, pp. 133-141.
 modern_japanese_studies.jpg ‘Japan’s international relations’, in James D. Babb (ed.) The Sage Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies, London, Sage, 2014, pp. 440-452.
oxford_handbook_ir.jpg Japan’s foreign security relations and policies’, in Saadia M. Pekkanen, John Ravenhill and Rosemary Foot (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 371-380.
providing_for_national_security.jpg ‘Japan’s National Security Discourse: Post-War Paradigmatic Shift?’, in Andrew M. Dorman and Joyce P. Kaufman (eds.), Providing for National Security: A Comparative Analysis, Stanford, California, Stanford University Press, 2014, pp. 137-156.
hughes_demilitarization_small.jpg 'Japanese remilitarisation and constitutional revision' in Peter N. Stearns (ed.), Demilitarization in the Contemporary World, Chicago, IL, University of Illinois Press, 2013, pp. 127-156.
japan-under-the-dpj.jpg  ‘The Democratic Party of Japan’s New (but Failing) Grand Security Strategy: From “Reluctant Realism” to “Resentful Realism”?’, in Kenji E. Kushida and Phillip Y. Lipscy (eds.) Japan Under the DPJ: The politics of transition and governance, Stanford, CA, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, 2013, pp. 333-368.
 east_and_se_asia.jpg ‘The future of the US-Japan alliance’, in Andrew H. Tan (ed.), East and Southeast Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives, London, Routledge, 2013, pp. 111-120.
sa12_cover2.jpg 'China’s Military Modernization: U.S. Allies and Partners in Northeast Asia', in Ashley J. Tellis and Travis Tanner (eds.) Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge, Washington, DC, National Bureau of Asian Research, 2012, pp. 197-239.
Revisionism, nationalism and globalisation

‘Shūseishugi, nashonarizumu, gurōbarizēshon’ (Revisionism, nationalism and globalisation) in Kan Hideki (ed.) Higashi Ajia no Rekishi Masatsu to Wakai no Kanōsei (East Asia’s Historical Tensions and the Possibilities for Reconciliation), Tokyo: Gaifu Publishing, 2011, pp. 152-177.

Japan ‘The changing political economy of Japan’s defence production: the rise of a military-industrial complex?’, in Marie Söderberg and Patricia A Nelson (eds.) Japan's Politics and Economy: Perspectives on Change (European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series), London, Routledge (2010), pp. 138-160.
The US-Japan Alliance 'European views of a changing US-Japan alliance: declining prospects for "civilian power" cooperation?', in David Arase and Tsuneo Akaha (eds.), The US-Japan Alliance: Balancing Soft and Hard Power in East Asia, London, Routledge, 2010, pp.151-168.
glob_defense_a-p.jpg 'Beyond interdependence: globalization, state transformation and security', in Geoffrey Till, Emrys Chew and Joshua Ho (eds.) Globalization and Defence in the Asia-Pacific: Arms Across Asia, London, Routledge, 2009, pp. 34-49.
dent_japan_china.jpg 'Japan's policy towards China: domestic structural change, globalization, history and nationalism', in Christopher M. Dent (ed.) China, Japan and Regional Leadership in East Asia, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2008, pp. 37-51.
nk_policy.jpg ‘Japan and multilateralism in the North Korean nuclear crisis: roadmap or dead end?’, in Linus Hagström and Marie Söderberg (eds.) North Korea Policy: Japan and the Great Powers, London, Routledge, 2006, pp. 151-170.
strategic_asia.jpg 'Japanese military modernization in search of a 'normal' military role', in Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills (eds.) Strategic Asia 2005-2006: Military Modernization in an Era of Uncertainty, Washington DC, National Bureau of Asian Research, 2005, pp. 103-134.
political_economy_and_cgo.jpg ‘Japan, East Asian regionalisation and selective resistance to globalisation: regional divisions of labour and financial cooperation’, in Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R.D. Underhill (eds.) Political Economy and the Changing Global Order, 3rd Edition, Oxford, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
gunsbutter.jpg 'A multi-dimensional approach to security: the case of Japan’, in P. Dombrowski (ed.) Guns and Butter: The Political Economy of International Security, Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2005, pp. 99-120.
beyond_bilateralism.jpg ‘Japan-US security relations: toward “bilateralism-plus”?’, with A. Fukushima, in E. S. Krauss and T. J. Pempel (eds.) Beyond Bilateralism: The US-Japan Relationship in the New Asia-Pacific, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2003, pp. 55-86.
asia-pacific_econ_and_sec_coop.jpg ‘Globalisation and security in East Asia’, in C. M. Dent (ed.) Asia-Pacific Economic and Security Cooperation: New Regional Agendas, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, pp. 34-50.
microregionalism_and_world_order.jpg ‘Tumen River Development Area Programme (TRADP): frustrated micro-regionalism as a microcosm of political rivalries’, in S. Breslin and G. Hook (eds.)Mircoregionalism and World Order, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002, pp. 115-143.
chinese_japan_relations_21st_century.png ‘Sino-Japanese relations and Ballistic Missile Defence’, in M. Soderberg (ed.) Chinese-Japanese Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Complementarity and Conflict, London, Routledge, 2002, pp. 69-87.
religion_social_crisis_in_japan.jpg ‘The Police Reaction to Aum’, in R. J. Kisala and M. Mullins (eds.) Religion and Social Crisis in Japan: Understanding Japanese Society Through the Aum Affair, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001, pp. 53-70.
pol_econ_japan_globalisation.jpg ‘Japan in Europe: Asian and European perspectives’, in G. Hook and H. Hasegawa (eds.) The Political Economy of Japanese Globalisation: European and Asian Perspectives, London, Routledge, 2001, pp. 40-55.
japan_handbook.jpg ‘Japan and East Asia’, in P. Heenan (ed.) The Japan Handbook: Regional Handbooks of Economic Development, New York, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998, pp. 246-59.