Kyoto University Press
Kyoto University Press (Japan) was established in 1989 and has played a critical role in the academic community. Kyoto University Press has been involved in joint series publications with Trans Pacific Press (Australia) and with NUS Press (Singapore). **Please note we will continue to distribute the joint Trans Pacific Press/Kyoto University Press books through our contract with Trans Pacific Press. Independently, they have also launched the publication of titles solely under the Kyoto University Press name. These titles have an academic focus which includes theoretical physics, molecular biology, and clinical medicine. The Press has also expanded their titles into the field of economics
Edited by: Akihiro Kinda
This book examines the landscape history of Japan. The most marked characteristic has been a tendency towards neat geometric lines drawn across the landscape, with a 'confusion' engendered by an apparent lack of order, hierarchy, and aesthetic. The landscape history approach, as suggested by the contributors...
Paper - 9784876987924 - $ 50.00
Towards a New Paradigm
Since publication of the first edition, models of advection-dominated accretion flows and their comparison with observations have been much developed and deepened, including the cases of super-Eddington accretion. The launch of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer led to...
Cloth - 9784876987405 - $ 125.95
Edited by: Itaru Tomiya
Capital Punishment in East Asia is an international collaborative project that provides a comprehensive account of the death penalty in East Asia from the ancient era until today. The book is divided into three parts - 'Crime and Punishment,' 'Society and Capital Punishment,' and 'From a...
Cloth - 9784876982196 - $ 89.00
Edited by: Kazuhiro Ueta
Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an innovative mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol that was created in the third Conference of Parties in 1997. This mechanism originated from two different proposals made in the international negotiations. This book examines the current status and characteristics of CDM...
Cloth - 9784876982202 - $ 80.00
A Structural Econometric Approach
By Yang Liu
In the last two decades, the expansion of China's urban labor market has gone through dynamic job creation and destruction, as well as large-scale rural-urban immigration. The marketization since the early 1980s has made great progress in the transition to a real labor market....
Cloth - 9784876982851 - $ 80.00
Edited by: Takuji Hayashi
After 1980, operational diagnostic methods, such as the DSM-III, became reliable international standards. During this period, the concept of atypical psychoses was sidelined and considered to be outdated because of their emphasis on symptoms with low objective evaluation. Operational diagnostic criteria are clear-cut and easily understandable,...
Cloth - 9784876987832 - $ 115.95
Edited by: Akihisa Mori
After the wave of democratization and decentralization in several Asian nations in the 1980s and 1990s, there has been a marked increase in environmental policy-making. However, social differences among the various countries have led to diverse political consequences and, therefore, a diversity of environmental policies. This...
Paper - 9784876982219 - $ 40.00
Stable isotopes - which have a mass that is slightly different even though their chemical properties are the same - have caused a little bias in the existence ratio through the processes of the cycle of matter in the natural...
Paper - 9784876989607 - $ 65.00
Nation-states came into existence in 18th-century Europe, and, since then, Nation-state building has been made around the world. During the 20th century, Nation-states faced difficulties and challenges. Toward the end of the 1980s, the world witnessed many ethnic issues that...
Cloth - 9784876989782 - $ 89.95
Development of the DAUGS Scoring System
The incidence of upper gastrointestinal cancer, particularly gastric and esophageal cancer, is higher in Japan than in any other country and is most likely related to dietary factors. As...
Cloth - 9784876982554 - $ 45.00