Jeff Kingston is the Director of Asian Studies and Professor of History at Temple University Japan. He has written extensively on modern Japan including a second edition of his monograph Contemporary Japan ( 2013) and his edited volume, Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan (2014) which has just been published. He also writes a weekly column "Counterpoint" for the Japan Times.
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