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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


  • Midford, Paul; Moe, Espen. (2021) New Challenges and Solutions for Renewable Energy: Japan, East Asian and Northern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. 2021. ISBN 9783030545130. International Political Economy Series (–).
  • Midford, Paul. (2020) Overcoming Isolationism: Japan’s Leadership in East Asian Security Multilateralism. Stanford University Press. 2020. ISBN 1503611698.
  • Midford, Paul; Vosse, Wilhelm. (2020) New Directions in Japan’s Security: Non-U.S. Centric Evolution (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series). Routledge. 2020. ISBN 0367416034.
  • Berkofsky, Axel; Hughes, Christopher W; Midford, Paul; Söderberg, Marie. (2019) The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China, the crisis of liberalism. Routledge. 2019. ISBN 978081539798-4.
  • Vosse, Wilhelm; Midford, Paul. (2018) Japan's new security partnerships. Manchester University Press. 2018. ISBN 9781526123121.
  • 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

  • Midford, Paul. (2021) Introduction. New Challenges and Solutions for Renewable Energy: Japan, East Asian and Northern Europe.