Japan and Human Security: 21st Century Official Development Policy Apologetics and Dicursive Co-Optation
International Development Studies Conference on Mainstreaming Human Security: The Asian Contribution, Bangkok, 2007
18 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2009
Date Written: August 9, 2007
"This paper shows how conservative neo-realist stakeholders in Japan have identified common intrumental security goals with those of Human Security and have co-opted the use of the language of Human Security in order to further the ultimate goal of the "normalization" of Japan in a neo-realist fashion."
Keywords: Human Security, Japan, Development, Official Development Assistance
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