Research Achievements

GIARI & Political Integration and Identity

Research:Publications:Working Papers FY2009(english-9,japanese-2)

The Origins of ASEAN+6: Japan’s Initiatives and the Agent-Structure Framework / Takashi TERADA


Working Papers

Excellent papers on Asian regional integration, which are prepared mainly by young researchers such as GIARI members, co-researchers, research fellows, and research assistants, will be published as working papers. Contributed papers, written in English or in Japanese, will be reviewed and examined by the editorial committee before publication. GIARI donates published papers to the libraries of Waseda and other related universities, research organizations, etc.

GIARI Working Paper Vol.2009-E-3


1. Introduction
2. Agent-structure analysis
3. The Japanese state as an agent: Prime Ministers as Principal Actors
4. Subordinate actors: MOFA and METI
5 Structure level of analysis
6. Further structural changes
7. Conclusion