Ian Neary

Ian Neary

(BA DPhil (Sussex))

Professor of the Politics of Japan, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Faculty Fellow, St Antonys College
Comparative Politics and Government
(01865) 274573
St Antony's College


The Buraku Issue in Modern Japan: the career of Matsumoto Jiichiro, Routledge, 2010

Human Rights in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, Routledge, 2002

Chapters in Edited Collections

Human Rights, in The Oxford Handbook on IR in Asia ed. S M Pekkanen, R Foot and J Ravenhill, OUP, 2014.

‘Democracy and Human Rights in Post-Cold War East Asia’ in Chung-Si Ahn and Bertrand Fort (eds.) Democracy in Asia Europe and the World –towards a universal definition, Marshall Cavendish 2006, pp 167-179.

‘Status and Class’ A Companion to Japanese History, ed. W M Tsutsui Blackwell 2007, pp 389-406.

Journal Articles

“Human Rights in the Discourse of Buraku Liberation: from the 1920s to the 1990s,’ Development and Society 39, No. 2 (2010): 285-298.

‘Matsumoto Jiichiro and the making of democracy in postwar Japan,’ Japan Forum 19, No. 2 (July 2007).

‘Parliamentary Democracy in Japan’ Parliamentary Affairs 57, No. 3 (July 2004): 666-681.

'Japan's Human Security Agenda and its Domestic Human Rights Policies', Japan Forum 15, No. 2 (2003): 267-286

'Burakumin at the end of history', Social Research 70, No 1 (Spring 2003): 269-294

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