Background and activities

Director, NTNU Japan Program (since 2005)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Books

  • Eldridge, Robert D.; Midford, Paul. (2017) The Japanes Ground Self-Defense Force, Search for Legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. ISBN 978-1-137-56531-0.
  • Midford, Paul; Saito, Yayoi; Campbell, John; Edvardsen, Unni. (2014) Eldercare Policies in Japan and Scandinavia - Aging Societies East and West. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. ISBN 978-1-137-40262-2.
  • Moe, Espen; Midford, Paul. (2014) The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. ISBN 9781137338860.
  • Midford, Paul. (2011) Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism?. Stanford University Press. 2011. ISBN 9780804772174.
  • Eldridge, Robert; Midford, Paul. (2008) Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism. Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. ISBN 0230606431.

Part of book/report

  • Eldridge, Robert D.; Midford, Paul. (2017) Conclusion. The Japanes Ground Self-Defense Force, Search for Legitimacy.
  • Midford, Paul. (2017) The GSDF's Quest for Public Acceptance and the "Allergy" Myth. The Japanes Ground Self-Defense Force, Search for Legitimacy.
  • Midford, Paul; Eldridge, Robert D.. (2017) Introduction. The Japanes Ground Self-Defense Force, Search for Legitimacy.
  • Luta, Alexandru P.; Midford, Paul. (2015) Energy. The Sage Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies.
  • Midford, Paul. (2015) Japan-United States Relations. The Sage Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies.
  • Midford, Paul. (2015) Sino-Japanese Conflict and Reconciliation in the East China Sea. The China-Japan Border Dispute, Islands of Contention in Multidisciplinary Perspective.
  • Midford, Paul. (2014) Balancing threats foreign and domestic: The case of Japanese public opinion and the 2007 Upper House election,. Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response.
  • Midford, Paul. (2014) Conclusions. The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe.