mirage

Japan-Korea relations and the Tokdo/Takeshima dispute : the interplay of nationalism and natural resources.

DSpace/Manakin Repository

 

Search DR-NTU


Advanced Search Subject Search

Browse

My Account

Japan-Korea relations and the Tokdo/Takeshima dispute : the interplay of nationalism and natural resources.

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Emmers, Ralf.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-11T02:56:35Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-11T02:56:35Z
dc.date.copyright 2010
dc.date.issued 2011-01-11T02:56:35Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/6525
dc.description.abstract The Tokdo/Takeshima dispute has remained a major irritant in Japan-Korea relations, preventing a deepening of diplomatic ties. This paper claims that the dynamics of the dispute have been informed by nationalism and access to natural resources. It argues that it is precisely the interplay of these considerations that can lead to the rapid escalation of a maritime territorial dispute or conversely to a diffusion of tensions in bilateral relations. Nationalism and the quest for natural resources have, in the context of the Tokdo/Takeshima issue, been locked in a convergent and escalating relationship. Nationalistic sentiments and the imperative to guarantee access to natural resources have reinforced each other in fuelling the dispute. The purpose of this paper is therefore to offer a better understanding of how nationalism and resources influence and interplay in the Tokdo/Takeshima dispute and to identify pathways to cooperation.
dc.format.extent 43 p.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries RSIS Working Paper ; 212/10
dc.subject DRNTU::Social sciences.
dc.title Japan-Korea relations and the Tokdo/Takeshima dispute : the interplay of nationalism and natural resources.
dc.type Working Paper
dc.contributor.school S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Files in this item

Files Size Format View
WP212.pdf 315.4Kb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Statistics

Total views

All Items Views
Japan-Korea relations and the Tokdo/Takeshima dispute : the interplay of nationalism and natural resources. 979

Total downloads

All Bitstreams Views
WP212.pdf 788

Top country downloads

Country Code Views
United States of America 273
China 135
Korea 65
Japan 44
United Kingdom 24

Top city downloads

city Views
Beijing 99
Mountain View 45
Seoul 30
Singapore 22
Central District 12

Downloads / month

  2014-02 2014-03 2014-04 total
WP212.pdf 0 0 39 39