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The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific...and the world.
Matthew Penney

Matthew Penney is an Assistant Professor at Concordia University in Montreal and a Japan Focus associate. He is currently conducting research on popular representations of war in Japan. His dissertation, entitled "Victims and Victimizers - Representations of War in Japanese Popular Culture," is concerned with Japanese historical memory and popular attempts to deal with war crimes and aggression from the 1950s to the present day.  He is the author of a number of articles, including "Rising Sun, Iron Cross - Military German in Japanese Popular Culture," Japanstudien, Vol. 17 (2005); and "Far From Oblivion - The Nanking Massacre in Japanese Popular Writing for Children and Young Adults," Holocaust and Genocide Studies (forthcoming).

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189 Matthew Penney
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Summer Nuclear Plant Restarts and Japanese Public Opinion
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Japan's Green Energy Push
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The Fukushima Anniversary: Japanese Press Reactions  福島一周年−−日本の報道機関の対応
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Nuclear Power and Shifts in Japanese Public Opinion  原子力発電と日本における世論の推移
123 Matthew Penney
Business as Usual - Controversy Flares Over Japanese Nuclear Exports  平常通り営業−−日本の核輸出をめぐって論争高まる
112 Matthew Penney
Contamination Outside Fukushima  福島の範囲を超える汚染
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The Voices of Ten Million: Anti-Nuclear Petition Movement Launched in Japan  千万人の声−−反原子力陳情運動、日本で始まる
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Nuclear Workers and Fukushima Residents at Risk: Cancer Expert on the Fukushima Situation  原発作業員と福島住民のさらされる危険−−ガン専門家の福島観
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Okinawa’s Fukushima Connection: Nuclear Workers at Risk  沖縄の福島とのつながり−−原発作業員no
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Songs for Fukushima  福島のための歌数曲
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"Science" and "Nature" on Fukushima
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Unease or Untruth? – The Removal of Nakamura Koichiro
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“Unforgivable” – TEPCO’s Plan to Add Reactors in Fukushima
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Bodies in Fukushima
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Heroes or Victims? - The "Fukushima Fifty"
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Outpouring of International Support for Japan  日本を支える声、各国よりほとばしる
54 Matthew Penney
Reports from Tohoku: Assessing Death, Dislocation, and Flight of the Victims  東北より−−被害者の死亡、退去、離散の算定
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