Introduction 1. Peace-Building: A New Pillar in Japan's Foreign Policy 2. Cambodia: Japan's First Comprehensive Peace-building 3. East Timor: Japan and the Birth of a Nation 4. Japan in Aceh: To End a Civil War 5. Japan in Mindanao: Partnering Malaysia, the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front 6. Japan in Sri Lanka: From Ceasefire to a Civil War Resumed 7. Conclusion: Japanese Peace-building and its Future
Lam Peng Er is a Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore. His books include: Green Politics in Japan and Japan's Relations with China: Facing a Rising Power (both published by Routledge).
'Students of all levels in particular will find the book accessible, digestible, and edifying.]...[a welcome contribution to what is turning out to be an excellent series.' - Hugo Dobson, Asian Affairs, March 2010 "Lam's thoughtful, balanced and well-researched account will be the essential guide to scholars interested in this still-evolving work in progress." - David Martin Jones, Pacific Affairs: Volume 83, No. 4 -- December 2010