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Articles by Akihiro Ogawa

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Akihiro Ogawa is Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute. His publications include the award-winning book, The Failure of Civil Society?: The Third Sector and the State in Contemporary Japan (SUNY, 2009), and Lifelong Learning in Neoliberal Japan: Risk, Knowledge, and Community (SUNY, 2015). He is now completing a book manuscript, titled Nuclear Culture: Lessons for Post Fukushima Japan. He also edited Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia (Routledge 2017) and New Frontiers in Japanese Studies (Routledge, forthcoming in 2020). His major research interest is contemporary Japan and Asia, focusing on civil society and politics.

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