Keiko Hirata's Publications



Sato, Y. & Hirata, K. (Eds.). (2008). Norms, interests, and power in Japanese foreign policy.  New York: Palgrave.

Hirata, K. (2002). Civil Society in Japan: The Growing Role of NGOs in Tokyo's Aid and Development Policy. New York: Palgrave. (Introduction) (Chapter 1: Civil Society and NGOs in Japan)

Refereed Journal Articles

Hirata, K. (2008). Who shapes the national security debate?: Divergent interpretations of Japan's security role. Asian Affairs: An American Review, 35, 3, 123-151 (Fall 2008 special issue).

Hirata, K. (2005). Why Japan Supports Whaling. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, vol. 8, 1-21

Hirata, K. (2004). Civil Society and Japan’s Dysfunctional Democracy. Journal of Developing Societies, vol. 20, no. 1-2, 107-124

Hirata, K. (2004). Beached Whales: Examining Japan's Rejection of an International Norm, Social Science Japan Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, 177-197 (also published in Japanese translation)

Hirata, K. (2002). Whither the Developmental State? The Growing Role of NGOs in Pluralizing Japanese Aid Policy Making, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, vol. 4, no. 3, 165-188

Hirata, K. (1998). New Challenges to Japan's Aid: An Analysis of Aid Policy-Making, Pacific Affairs, vol. 71, no. 3, 311-334

Hirata, K. (1998). Japan as a Reactive State?: Analyzing the Case of Japan-Vietnam Relations, Japanese Studies, vol. 18, no. 2, 135-152

Hirata, K. (1998). The Cambodian Crisis and the Limits of International Intervention. Selected Papers in Asian Studies Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, 92-103

Book Chapters

Hirata, K. (in press). Nihon anzen hosho seisaku ni kansuru kokunai iken [Domestic opinions on Japanese security policy]. In Hara, K (Ed.), Zaigai Nihonjin kenkyusha ga mita Nihon gaiko [Japanese foreign policy through the eyes of overseas Japanese scholars]. Tokyo: Fujiwara Shoten.

Sato, Y & Hirata, K. (2008). Introduction: Constructivism, rationalism, and the study of norms in Japanese foreign policy. In Sato, Y. & Hirata, K. (Eds.), Norms, interests, and power in Japanese foreign policy (pp. 3-17). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hirata, K. (2008). Global norms and civil society: New influences on Japanese security policy. In Sato, Y. & Hirata, K. (Eds.), Norms, interests, and power in Japanese foreign policy. (pp. 47-70) New York: Palgrave.

Hirata, K. (2008).  Whaling. In Sato, Y. & Hirata, K. (Eds.), Norms, interests, and power in Japanese foreign policy.(pp. 175-209) New York: Palgrave.

Hirata, K. (2008).  Conclusion. In Sato, Y. & Hirata, K. (Eds.), Norms, interests, and power in Japanese foreign policy. (p. 235-250). New York: Palgrave.

Hirata, K. (2004). Indoshina ni Okeru Nihon no Gaiko: Jishu-gaiko no Tsuikyu to Sono Genkai [Japan’s Role in Indochina: The Challenges of Pursuing an Independent Policy], in A. Miyashita and Y. Sato and (eds.), Kan-Taiheiyo ni Okeru Nihon no Gaiko [Japan’s Foreign Policy in Asia and the Pacific] (pp. 15-51). Tokyo: Minerva Shobo

Hirata, K. (2003). Nihon no Gaiko [Japanese foreign policy], in H. Hirono and M. Kohno (eds.), Akusesu Nihon Seijiron [Access to Japanese Political Theory] (pp. 236-258). Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Hyoron-sha [also published in Korean translation]

Hirata, K. (2001). Cautious Proactivism and Reluctant Reactivism: Analyzing Japan's Foreign Policy toward Indochina, in Y. Sato and A. Miyashita (eds.), Japan’s Foreign Policy in Asia and the Pacific: Domestic Interests, American Pressure, and Regional Integration (pp. 75-101). New York: St. Martin’s Press

Hirata, K. (2001). Reaction and Action: Analyzing Japan’s Relations with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in S. Y. Maswood (ed.), Regionalism and Japan: The Bases of Trust and Leadership (pp. 90-117). New York: Routledge

Book Reviews

Hirata, K. (2008). A review of Japan’s dual civil society: Members without advocates, by Robert Pekkanen.  Perspectives on politics, 6(1), 191-192.

Hirata, K. (2005). A Review of The State of Civil Society in Japan, edited by F. J. Schwartz and S. J. Pharr (pp. 419-422. The Journal of Japanese Studies, 31(2), 419-422..

Proceedings and Working Papers

Hirata, K. (1996). Proceed with Caution: Japan's On-Again Off-Again Aid to Vietnam and Cambodia. In A. Shonle, M. Edaki, & Liam Kelley (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Annual East-West Center Conference (pp. 166-171). Honolulu, HI: East-West Center

Hirata, K. (1993). Humanitarian Assistance to Cambodia, 1979-1993. Working Paper Series, vol. 2, no. 4. Cambodian Studies Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa