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Contents>Resources by Topic

Government & Civil Society
Urban Design and Planning
Urban Policy
Architecture
Cultural Policy: government funding and the arts
Public Art
Miscellaneous

Government & Civil Society

Government & Civil Society>Bibliography

The Prime Minister’s Commission on Japan’s Goals in the 21st Century, 2000, The Frontier Within: Individual Empowerment and Better Governance in the New Millenium, Cabinet Office [ http://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/21century/report/pdfs/ ]

CLAIR, 2007, Local Government in Japan 2006, Council of Local Authorities for International Relations, Tokyo, [ http://www.jigc.org.au/activities/images/aboutjapan/j05.pdf ]

Furukawa Shun’ichi, 2003, ‘Introduction: the challenges facing Japanese communities’; in Shun’ichi Furukawa & Toshihiro Menju (eds) Japan’s Road to Pluralism: Transforming communities in the global era, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo, pp 9-20

Furukawa Shun’ichi, 2003, ‘Decentralization in Japan’; in Shun’ichi Furukawa & Toshihiro Menju (eds) Japan’s Road to Pluralism: Transforming communities in the global era, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo, pp 21-45 [ http://www.jcie.org/researchpdfs/RoadPluralism/plu_furukawa.pdf ]

Hill R C & Fujita Kuniko, 2000, ‘State restructuring and local power in Japan’, Urban Studies 37(4): 673-690

Menju Toshihiro, 2003, ‘International Policies of Local Government’; in Shun’ichi Furukawa & Toshihiro Menju (eds) Japan’s Road to Pluralism: Transforming communities in the global era, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo, [ http://www.jcie.org/researchpdfs/RoadPluralism/pluralism_menju.pdf ]

Schwartz, Frank J and Pharr, Susan J. 2003, The State of Civil Society in Japan, Cambridge University Press.

Tamura Shigeru, 2003, ‘The emergence of NPOs and the implications for local governance’; in Shun’ichi Furukawa & Toshihiro Menju (eds) Japan’s Road to Pluralism: Transforming communities in the global era, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo, pp 161-178 [ http://www.jcie.org/researchpdfs/RoadPluralism/pluralism_tamura.pdf ]

Papers on Local Governance System and its Implementation in Selected Fields in Japan, Institute for Comparative Studies in Local Governance [ http://www3.grips.ac.jp/~coslog/en/activity/01/04/ ]

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Government & Civil Society>Links

Prime Minister of Japan and Cabinet, Government of Japan [ http://www.kantei.go.jp ]
Cabinet Office, Government of Japan [ http://www.cao.go.jp ]
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications [ http://www.soumu.go.jp ]
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology [ http://www.mext.go.jp ] Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism [ http://www.mlit.go.jp ]Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) [http://www.clair.or.jp ]
Institute for Comparative Studies in Local Governance (COSLOG), National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies [ http://www3.grips.ac.jp/~coslog/ ]
Japan Center for International Exchange [ http://www.jcie.or.jp/ ]
Japan Local Government Centre, Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (Sydney Office) [ http://www.jlgc.org.au/ ]

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Urban Design and Planning

Urban Design and Planning>Bibliography

Ashihara Yoshinobu, 1983, The Aesthetic Townscape, Transl L E Riggs, MIT Press, Cambridge MA

Callies D L, 1997, ‘Urban land use and control in the Japanese city: a case study of Hiroshima, Osaka, and Kyoto’, in P P Karan & K Stapleton (eds), The Japanese City, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, pp 134-155

Fujita Kuniko & Hill R C, 1997, ‘Together and equal: place stratification in Osaka’, in P P Karan & K Stapleton (eds), The Japanese City, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, pp 106-133

Golany G G, Hanaki Keisuke & Koide Osamu (eds), 1998, Japanese Urban Environment, Pergamon Press, Oxford

Hein C, 2003, ‘Visionary plans and planners: Japanese traditions and Western influences’; in N Fieve & P Waley, Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective. Place, power and memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, Routledge Curzon, London, pp 309-346

Institute for Future Urban Development, 1996, Practice of “City Planning” in Japan, City Bureau, Ministry of Construction, Tokyo

Institute for Future Urban Development, 1996, Basic Information about Japanese Cities, City Bureau, Ministry of Construction, Tokyo

Institute for Future Urban Development, 1996, Urban Planning System in Japan, Institute for Future Urban Development, Tokyo

Japan Land Readjustment Association, 1996, Urban Development Project in Japan, City Bureau, Ministry of Construction, Tokyo

Karan P P, 1997, ‘The city in Japan’, in P P Karan & K Stapleton (eds), The Japanese City, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, pp 12-39

Kato Kisakazu, 2002, ‘A critical review of the legal framework for development planning and land use control in Japan’, Ninxia University International Symposium on Economic Development in Western China, 9-11 August 2002, Ninxia University, China (unpublished proceedings)

Mather C, 1997, ‘Urban landscapes of Japan, in P P Karan & K Stapleton (eds), The Japanese City, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, pp 40-45

Ministry of Construction, Housing and Urban Development Corporation, Building Center of Japan, 1985, A Quick Look at Housing in Japan, 2nd edition, Building Center of Japan, Tokyo

Shelton B, 1999, Learning from the Japanese City. West Meets East in Urban Design, E & FN Spon, London

Sorensen A, 2002, The Making of Urban Japan: cities and planning from Edo to the twenty first century, Routledge, London

Tiratsoo N, J Hasegawa, T Mason & T Matsumura, 2002, Urban Reconstruction in Britain and Japan 1945-1955. Dreams, Plans and Realities, University of Luton, Luton

Yamasaki M & P Waley, 2003, ‘Kyoto and the preservation of urban landscapes’; in N Fieve & P Waley, Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective. Place, power and memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, RoutledgeCurzon, London, pp 347-366

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Urban Design and Planning>Links

Urban Renaissance Agency [ http://www.ur-net.go.jp ]
Japan Urban Observatory, Global Development Research Center [ http://www.gdrc.org/uem/observatory/index.html ]
City Planning Institute of Japan [ http://www.cpij.or.jp/ ]
Japan Architect, Architecture + Urbanism (journals) [ http://www.japan-architect.co.jp  ]

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Urban Policy

Urban Policy>Bibliography

1977, Japan’s Metropolitan Policy, National Land Policy Series #4, National Land Agency

Hirayam Yosuke, 2009, ‘The Governance of Urban Renaissance in Tokyo: Post-Urbanization and Enhanced Competitiveness’; in Ka Ha Mok & Ray Forrest (eds), Changing Governance and Public Policy in East Asia, Routledge, pp 303-325

Ito Tatsuo, 1996, ‘Decentralization and multiple national land structure: views from the local area toward the moving of the metropolitan function and power transfer’; in Sun Heng Han (ed), 1996, ‘Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises’, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises, Nagoya, 5-6 March 1996, UNCRD Proceedings #12, National Land Agency, United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc, Nikkei Research Institute of Industry and Markets, Nagoya, pp 89-102

Cabinet Office, 2002, Basic Policies for Urban Renaissance, 19 July 2002 [ http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/policy/tosi/kettei/020719kihon_e.html ]

Cabinet Office, 2004, Basic Policies for Urban Renaissance, modified 16 April 2004 [ http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/policy/tosi/kettei/040416kihon_e.html ]

Cabinet Office, Urban Renaissance Headquarters  [ http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/policy/tosi/index_e.html ]

Minoru Nakano, 1997, The Policy making Process in Contemporary Japan, Palgrave, Houndmills

Sun Heng Han (ed), 1996, ‘Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises’, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises, Nagoya, 5-6 March 1996, UNCRD Proceedings #12, National Land Agency, UNCRD, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc, Nikkei Research Institute of Industry and Markets, Nagoya

Yasoshima Y, 1996, ‘Notes on the transfer of the capital function’; in Sun Heng Han (ed), 1996, ‘Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises’, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Relocation of Capital Function as a New Urban Strategy for Decongesting Major Metropolises, Nagoya, 5-6 March 1996, UNCRD Proceedings #12, National Land Agency, United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc, Nikkei Research Institute of Industry and Markets, Nagoya, pp 25-30

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Urban Policy>Links

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology [ http://www.mext.go.jp ]
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism [ http://www.mlit.go.jp ]
Urban Renaissance Agency [ http://www.ur-net.go.jp ]

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Architecture

Architecture>Bibliography

Ando Tadao, 1990, Tadao Ando, Academy Editions, London; St. Martin’s Press, NY

Casper D E, 1988, Fumihiko Maki, Master Architect, Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, Ill

Drew P, 1982, The Architecture of Arata Isozaki, Harper & Row, NY

Fields D W (ed), 1991, Tadao Ando: Dormant Lines, Rizzoli, NY

Frampton K, 1991, Tadao Ando, Museum of Modern Art, NY

Inoue Mitsuo, 1985, Space in Japanese Architecture, Transl Watanabe Hiroshi, Weatherhill, New York

Ishimoto Yasuhiro (ed), 1972, Katsura: Tradition and Creation in Japanese Architecture, Translation Terry C S, Yale University Press, New Haven

Isozaki Arata, 1991, Arata Isozaki: Architecture, 1960-1990, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Rizzoli, NY

Isozaki Arata, 1998, Arata Isozaki: Four Decades of Architecture, Thames & Hudson, London

Kenzo Tange Associates (ed), 1987, Kenzo Tange Associates, Process Architecture Publishing Co, Tokyo

Kikutake Kiyonori, 1978, Metabolist, Japan

Kultermann Udo (ed), 1970, Kenzo Tange, 1946-1969. Architecture and urban design, Praeger Publishers, NY

Kultermann U & von der Muhl H R, 1989, Kenzo Tange: Works and Projects, Gustavo Gili, Barcelona

Kurokawa Kisho, 1977, Metabolism in Architecture, Studio Vista, London

Kurokawa Kisho, 1986, Kisho Kurokawa: Recent Works and Projects, Process Architecture Publishing, Tokyo

Kurokawa Kisho, 1991, Intercultural Architecture: the Philosophy of Symbiosis, American Institute of Architects Press, Washington, D.C.

Kurokawa Kisho, 1992, Kisho Kurokawa: from Metabolism to Symbiosis, Academy Editions, London; St. Martin’s Press, NY

Kurokawa Kisho, 1993, New Wave Japanese Architecture, Academy Editions, London; Ernst & Sohn, Berlin; St. Martin’s Press, NY 1993.

Kurokawa Kisho, 1995, Kisho Kurokawa: Selected and Current Works, Images Publishing, Mulgrave, Vic

Maki & Associates et al (eds), 1997, Fumihiko Maki: Buildings and Projects, Thames & Hudson, London

Nishida Masatsugu, 2005 ‘Time in Japanese architecture: a reflection through the practice of reconstruction’, Design Discourse 1(1): 9-23, [ http://www.designhistoryforum.org/dd/modules/back_issues/index.php?page=visit&cid=2&lid=2 ]

Nitschke G, 1993, From Shinto to Ando: Studies in Architectural Anthropology in Japan, Academy Editions, London; Ernst & Sohn, Berlin

Richardson S S, 1987, Arata Isozaki: Post-modern Master, Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, Ill

Ross M F, 1978, Beyond Metabolism: the New Japanese Architecture, Architectural Record Books, NY

Salat S, 1988, Fumihiko Maki: an Aesthetic of Fragmentation, Rizzoli, NY

White A G, 1990, Arata Isozaki and Fumihiko Maki: a Bibliographic Update, Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, Ill

White A G, 1990, Toyo Ito: a Selected Bibliography, Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, Ill

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Architecture>Links

Architectural Institute of Japan [  http://www.aij.or.jp ]
Japan Architect, Architecture + Urbanism (journals) [  http://www.japan-architect.co.jp ]
Global Architecture (journal) [ http://www.ga-ada.co.jp ]

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Cultural Policy: government, funding and the arts

Cultural Policy>Bibliography

2002, ‘Council urges broad embrace, The Japan Times, 25 January 2002 [ http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20020125q4.htm ] {NB link no longer seems to point to this article, and I can’t find a replacement in the japan times online archive http://www.japantimes.co.jp/2002/01/25/}

Amagai Y, 2003, ‘The Kobu Bijutsu Gakko and the beginning of design education in modern Japan’, Design Issues 19(2): 35-44, Spring 2003

Fisher R & Feist A, 2001, Comparative Art Profiles for Selected World Cities, Arts Council of England, London

Havens T T, 1982, Artist and Patron in Postwar Japan. Dance, Music, Theater and the Visual Arts 1955-1980, Princeton University Press, Princeton

Haruhiko F, 2001, ‘Notomi Kaijiro: an industrial art pioneer and the first design educator of modern Japan’, Design Issues 17(2): 17-31, Spring 2001

MEXT, 1996, Japanese Government Policies in Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, [ http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/hakusho/html/hpae199601/ ]

MEXT,  Japanese Government Policies in Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, [  http://www.mext.go.jp/english/whitepaper/  ]

MEXT, 2002 Japanese Government Policies in Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, [ http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/hakusho/html/hpac200201/ ]

MEXT, 2003, Culture: Toward the Realization of an Emotionally Enriched Society Through Culture, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

MEXT, 2003, Culture: Promotion of the Arts, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

NIRA, 1998, Proposals for Cultural Policies in Japan – New Developments in Arts Management – Summary, NIRA Policy Research 11(5), National Institute for Research Advancement, Tokyo, [ http://www.nira.or.jp/past/publ/seiken/ev11n05.html ]

Visiting Arts, c2009, ‘Cultural Policy and Infrastructure’, Japan Cultural Profile, [ http://www.culturalprofiles.net/japan/Directories/Japan_Cultural_Profile/-35.html ]

Yoshimoto M, 1994, Incorporating the Arts into Urban Development – the Economic Impact of the Arts and Public Art in the U.S, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute (Nissei Kiso Kenkyujo [ http://www.nli-research.co.jp/english/socioeconomics/1994/li9409.html ]

Yoshimoto M, 1995, A Survey of Domestic and Overseas Arts Festivals – With Recommendations for Creating New Comprehensive Arts Festivals in Japan, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute, URL: http://crystal.nli-research.co.jp/eng/resea/life/li9510.html

Yoshimoto M, 2001, Outreach Programs Bring the Arts to Children and Local Residents – the Possibility for Social Service Through the Arts, October 2001, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute [ http://www.nli-research.co.jp/english/socioeconomics/2001/li0110a.pdf ]

Yoshimoto M, 2003, The Status of Creative Industries in Japan and Policy Recommendations for their Promotion, 2 December 2003, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute [ http://www.nli-research.co.jp/english/socioeconomics/2003/li031202.pdf ]

Yoshimoto M, 2003, The New Wave of Nonprofit Arts Organizations – the possibilities for nonprofit service organizations, 10 February 2003, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute [ http://www.nli-research.co.jp/english/socioeconomics/2003/li030210.pdf ]

Yoshimoto M, 2008, Reconsidering the Expanding Role and New Paradigm for Japan’s Cultural Policy, Social Development Research Group, NLI Research Institute (Nissei Kiso Kenkyujo), [ http://www.nli-research.co.jp/english/socioeconomics/2008/li081230.pdf ]

Zemans J & Kleingartner A (eds), 1999, Comparing Cultural Policy: a Study of Japan and the United States, AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek, CA

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Cultural Policy>Bibliography

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology [ http://www.mext.go.jp ]
Agency for Cultural Affairs [ http://www.bunka.go.jp ]
Association for Corporate Support of the Arts [ http://www.mecenat.or.jp/ ]
Japan Arts Council [ http://www.ntj.jac.go.jp/ ]
Japan Association for Arts Management [  http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jaam/  ] (Japanese only)
Japan Foundation Center [ http://www.jfc.or.jp ]
Japan Foundation [ http://www.jpf.go.jp ]
Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities [ http://www.jafra.or.jp/  ] (Japanese only)

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Public Art

Public Art>Bibliography

Aichi Prefectural Arts Promotion Service, 1998, ‘Data Base of Public Art’, Outline of the 1997 Fiscal Year and Attendance Figures, Aichi Prefectural Government, [ http://www.aac.pref.aichi.jp/english/bunjyo/event/PReport-e/97/97-13pa.html ]

Cooper G, 1999, ‘Second Nature: Hospital Art in Japan’, Art & Architecture (52)

Fieve N, 2003, ‘Kyoto’s famous places: collective memory and ‘monuments’ in the Tokugawa Period’; in N Fieve & P Waley, Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective. Place, power and memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, RoutledgeCurzon, London, pp 153-171

Heartney E, 1997, ‘Art: live and public – public art projects – report from Japan’, Art in America, March 1997

Kawabata T, 2002, ‘Public art promoter pitches tours to take in Japan’s aesthetic heritage’, The Japan Times, 29 November 2002 [ http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20021129c2.htm ]

Takeda N, 1995, Nihon no paburikka ato (Japanese Public Art), Seibundo Shinkosha, Tokyo (Japanese text)

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Public Art>Links

Art Front Gallery [ http://www.artfront.co.jp ]
Public Art Research Institute [ http://www.publicart.co.jp ] (Japanese only)
Sculpture Heaven. The Tokyo Public Art Guide [ http://homepage3.nifty.com/public_art ] (Japanese only)

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous>Bibliography

1981, ‘MA Space-Time in Japan’ Kenchiku Bunka, December 1981

2000, MA: Espace-Temps du Japan, University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, Tokyo

Chakrabarty D, 1998, ‘Afterword: revisiting the tradition/modernity binary’; in S Vlastos (ed), Mirror of Modernity: invented traditions of modern Japan, University of California Press, Berkeley, pp 285-296

Clammer J, 1997, Contemporary Urban Japan: a sociology of consumption, Blackwell, Oxford

Clark J, 1995, ‘Yôga in Japan: model or exception? Modernity in Japanese art 1850s – 1940s: an international comparison’, Art History 18(2): 253-285

Davis D W, 2002, Picturing Japaneseness: monumental style, national identity, Japanese film, Columbia University Press, New York

Driscoll M, 2002, ‘From kino-eye to anime-eye/ai: the filmed and the animated in Imamura Taihei’s media theory’, Japan Forum 14(2): 269-296

Kandiyoti D, 1995, ‘Exoticism then and now: the travels of Pierre Loti and Roland Barthes in Japan’, History of European Ideas 20(1-3): 391-397

Looser T, 2002, ‘From Edogawa to Miyazaki: cinematic and anime-ic architectures of early and late twentieth-century Japan’, Japan Forum 14(2): 297-327

Nute K, 1999, ‘“Ma” and the Japanese sense of place revisited by way of cyberspace’, 3rd International Symposium on Asia Pacific Architecture, April 7-9, 1999, Honolulu, Hawaii, URL: http://www.web1.arch.hawaii.edu/events/EW99/pdfs/nute.pdf [accessed 27 August 2004]

Robertson J, 1991, Native and Newcomer: making and remaking a Japanese city, University of California Press, Berkeley

Robertson J, 1998, ‘It takes a village: internationalization and nostalgia in postwar Japan’; in S Vlastos (ed), Mirror of Modernity: invented traditions of modern Japan, University of California Press, Berkeley, pp 110-129

Scheiner I, 1998, ‘The Japanese village: imagined, real, contested’; in S Vlastos (ed), Mirror of Modernity: invented traditions of modern Japan, University of California Press, Berkeley, pp 67-78

Screech T, 2002, The Lens Within the Heart: the Western scientific gaze and popular imagery in Later Edo Japan, Curzon, Richmond, Surrey

Tipton E K, 2002, Modern Japan: a social and political history, Routledge, London

Traganou J, 2003, ‘Representing mobility in Tokugawa and Meiji Japan’; in N Fieve & P Waley, Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective. Place, power and memory in Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, RoutledgeCurzon, London, pp 172-207

Vlastos S, 1998, ‘Tradition: past/present culture and modern Japanese history’; in S Vlastos (ed), Mirror of Modernity: invented traditions of modern Japan, University of California Press, Berkeley, pp 1-18

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