Professor Aurelia George Mulgan

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Professor Aurelia George Mulgan is a Professor (Conjoint) in the ADFA School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professional Background

Professor Aurelia George Mulgan graduated BA Auckland, BA Hons, and MA Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. After graduate studies at Osaka University of Foreign Studies and Tokyo University, Professor George Mulgan completed a PhD at the ANU in Japanese Politics. Prior to joining the University of New South Wales in 1985, she was a Research Fellow in the Australia-Japan Research Centre at the ANU. In 1990 she was awarded the J.G. Crawford Award at the ANU for outstanding work in Japanese political economy, in 2001 an Ohira Memorial Prize for her book on Japanese agricultural politics, and in 2010 the Toshiba Prize for the best article published in the British Association of Japanese Studies journal Japan Forum.

In 1989-90, she held a Japan Foundation Fellowship for the study of US-Japan relations, in 1993, an Advanced Research Fellowship at Harvard University's Program on US-Japan Relations, and in 1994-95 an Abe Fellowship for work on Japan and international peacekeeping. She has held visiting research or teaching positions at the Research Institute for Peace and Security in Tokyo, the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies at the University of Oxford, Nanzan University, the University of Tsukuba and the Australian National University. In 2002 she was a Senior Fellow in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, ANU and in 2005, a Harold White Fellow at the National Library of Australia. In 2004, 2009 and 2013 she was awarded three-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project grants for work on Japanese political economy.

Professor George Mulgan has taught extensively on Japanese politics and Northeast Asian security issues, and published on many aspects of Japanese politics, political economy, and foreign and defence policies.

 Publications

Professor George Mulgan is the author of The Politics of Agriculture in Japan (Routledge 2000), Japan's Failed Revolution: Koizumi and the Politics of Economic Reform (ANU Press 2002), Japan's Interventionist State: MAFF and the Agricultural Policy Regime (Routledge/Curzon 2005), Japan's Agricultural Policy Regime (RoutledgeCurzon 2006) and Power and Pork: A Japanese Political Life (ANU Press 2006). Her co-authored books are Dynamic and Immobilist Politics in Japan (Macmillan 1988) and The Political Economy of Agricultural Protection: East Asia in International Perspective (Allen & Unwin 1986). Her articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, World Policy Journal, The Washington Quarterly, Government and Opposition, Current History, Political Studies, Australian Journal of Political Science, The Pacific Review, Asian Survey, Pacific Affairs, Pacifica Review, Journal of Japanese Studies, Asia-Pacific Review, Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, Australian Journal of International Affairs and other journals.

 Her latest book is Ozawa Ichiro and Japanese Politics: Old Versus New, (Routledge 2014). She is also joint editor with Masayoshi Honma of The Political Economy of Japanese Trade Policy, (Palgrave Macmillan Critical Studies in Asia series, 2015).

 Professor George Mulgan is a regular contributor to East Asia Forum at http://www.eastasiaforum.org/author/aureliageorgemulgan/ and 'The Diplomat' in Tokyo at http://thediplomat.com.

Consulting Interests

Professor George Mulgan has acted as a consultant to Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Norinchukin Bank, the Research Institute for Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

Books

George Mulgan AD, 2017, The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive, First, Routledge, Abingdon and New York

George Mulgan AD; Honma M, (eds.), 2015, The Political Economy of Japanese Trade Policy, Critical Studies in Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York

George Mulgan AD, 2014, Ozawa Ichiro and Japanese Politics: Old Versus New, Nissan Institute / Routledge Japanese Studies, Routledge, London and New York, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138778344

George Mulgan, 2007, Australia-Japan Relations: New Directions, Strategic Insights 36, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra

George Mulgan AD, 2006, Japan`s Agricultural Policy Regime, First, Routledge, London and New York

George Mulgan AD, 2006, Power and Pork: A Japanese Political Life, Original, ANU Press, Canberra

George Mulgan AD, 2005, Japan`s Interventionist State: The Role of the MAFF, Original, Routledge Curzon, London and New York

George Mulgan AD, 2002, Japan's Failed Revolution: Koizumi and the Politics of Economic Reform, ANU Press, Canberra

George Mulgan AD, 2000, The Politics of Agriculture in Japan, Original, Routledge, London and New York

Stockwin JAA; George Mulgan AD; et al, 1988, Dynamic and Immobilist Politics in Japan, Macmillan, London

Anderson K; George Mulgan AD; et al, 1986, The Political Economy of Agricultural Protection: East Asia in International Perspective, Allen and Unwin, Sydney

Anderson K; George Mulgan AD, (eds.), 1980, Australian Agriculture and Newly Industrialising Asia: Issues for Research, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU; Books Australia Inc., Canberra and Miami, Florida

Book Chapters

George Mulgan AD, 2017, 'Media muzzling under the Abe administration', in Jeff Kingston (ed.), Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, pp. 17 - 29

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Agriculture', in Babb J (ed.), The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies, edn. First, Sage Publications, London and Thousand Oaks, Calif., pp. 737 - 761, http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book233757

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Understanding Japanese Trade Policy: A Political Economy Perspective', in George Mulgan AD; Honma M (ed.), The Political Economy of Japanese Trade Policy, edn. Critical Studies in Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, pp. 1 - 40

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'To TPP or Not TPP: Interest Groups and Trade Policy', in George Mulgan AD; Honda M (ed.), The Political Economy of Japanese Trade Policy, edn. Critical Studies in Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, pp. 123 - 156

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'The Politics of Trade Policy', in Kingston J (ed.), Critical Issues on Contemporary Japan, edn. First, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 24 - 36, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415857451/

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Farmers, Agricultural Policies and the Election', in Pekkanen R; Reed S; Scheiner E (ed.), Japan Decides 2012. The Japanese General Election, edn. First, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 213 - 224, http://us.macmillan.com/japandecides2012/RobertPekkanen

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Nōgyō Rieki Dantai', in Inoguchi T; Jain P (ed.), Gendai no Nihon Seiji, Hara Shobō, Tokyo, pp. 152 - 173

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'The Politics of Economic Reform', in Gaunder A (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics, edn. First, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 261 - 272

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'The Farm Lobby', in Inoguchi T; Jain P (ed.), Japanese Politics Today: From Karaoke to Kabuki Democracy, edn. First, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 109 - 126

George Mulgan AD, 2006, 'Japan and the Bush Agenda: Alignment or Divergence', in Beeson M (ed.), Bush and Asia: America`s Evolving Relations with East Asia, edn. First, Routledge Press, London and New York, pp. 109 - 127

George Mulgan AD, 2003, 'The Dynamics of Coalition Politics in Japan', in Amyx J; Drysdale P (ed.), Japanese Governance: Beyond Japan Inc., edn. Original, Routledge Curzon, London & New York, pp. 36 - 54

George Mulgan AD, 2003, 'Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Policymaking: Perpetuating the Status Quo', in Amyx J; Drysdale P (ed.), Japanese Governance: Beyond Japan Inc., edn. Original, Routledge Curzon, London & New York, pp. 170 - 193

George Mulgan AD, 2001, 'The Politics of Agricultural Protection in Japan', in Steven Tolliday (ed.), The Economic Development of Modern Japan 1945-1995: From Occupation to the Bubble Economy, edn. Original, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, U.K., pp. 542 - 566

George Mulgan AD, 1998, 'Agriculture and Fisheries', in Keenan P (ed.), The Japan Handbook, edn. Original, Fitzroy Dearbon Publishers, Chicago, pp. 59 - 71

George Mulgan AD, 1997, 'The Japan-US Security Relationship in a New Era', in Roy D (ed.), The New Security Agenda in the Asia-Pacific Region, edn. Original, Macmillan Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 140 - 169

George Mulgan AD, 1997, 'The Politics of Deregulation and Japanese Agriculture', in The Politics of Economic Reform in Japan: Collected Papers, Pacific Economic Papers No. 270, edn. Original, Australian Japan Research Centre, Canberra, pp. 3.1 - 3.88

George Mulgan AD, 1995, 'The Japanese Farm Lobby and Agricultural Policy Making', in Ravenhill J (ed.), The Political Economy of East Asia: Japan, Edward Elgar, Aldershot, pp. `133 - 154

George Mulgan AD; Rapkin D, 1993, 'Rice Liberalisation and Japan's Role in the Uruguay Round: A Two-Level Game Approach', in Avery WP (ed.), World Agriculture and the GATT, edn. International Political Economy Yearbook, Vol. 7, Lynne Rienner, New York, pp. 55 - 94

George Mulgan AD, 1993, 'Interest Groups', in Encyclopaedia of Japan, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 309 - 312

George Mulgan AD, 1993, 'The Politics of Public Spending in the Japanese Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Sector', in Ogura T (ed.), Japanese Agricultural Policy Reconsidered, edn. Report of Study Group on International Issues SGII No. 14, Food And Agriculture Policy Research Centre (FAPRC), Tokyo, pp. 165 - 218

George Mulgan AD, 1985, 'The Organization of Agricultural Cooperatives as a Pressure Group in Japan', in Bergmann T; Ogura T (ed.), Cooperation in World Agriculture: Experiences, Problems and Perspectives, Food and Agriculture Policy Research Centre, Tokyo, pp. 97 - 112

George Mulgan AD; Ishida T, 1981, 'Nokyo: The Farmers' Representative', in Drysdale P; Kitaoji H (ed.), Japan and Australia: Two Societies and Their Interaction, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 194 - 214

George Mulgan AD, 1981, 'Politics of Agricultural Protectionism in Northeast Asia: The Japanese Experience', in Anderson K; George AD (ed.), Australian Agriculture and Newly Industrialising Asia: Issues for Research, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU; Books Australia, Inc., Canberra and Miami, Florida, pp. 44 - 67

Journal articles

George Mulgan AD, 2017, ''The Abe-Trump summit and the price of success'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/02/the-abe-trump-summit-and-the-price-of-success

George Mulgan AD, 2017, ''Should China turn its back on North Korea?'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/24/should-china-turn-its-back-on-north-korea/

George Mulgan AD, 2017, ''Scandals starting to stick to the Abe administration'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/06/21/scandals-are-starting-to-stick-to-the-abe-administration/

George Mulgan AD, 2017, ''Japan-EU negotiations racing against protectionism'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/07/06/japan-eu-negotiations-racing-against-protectionism/

George Mulgan AD, 2017, ''The old and the new in Abe's revamped administration'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/08/08/the-old-and-the-new-in-abes-revamped-administration/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, 'Japan’s TPP agriculture spending a return to business as usual', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/01/08/japans-tpp-agriculture-spending-a-return-to-business-as-usual/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Loosening the Ties That Bind: Japan’s Agricultural Policy Triangle and Reform of Cooperatives (JA)'', The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 42, pp. 221 - 246, http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/33965

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Securitizing the TPP in Japan: Policymaking Structure and Discourse'', Asia Policy, pp. 193 - 221, http://www.nbr.org/publications/element.aspx?id=903

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Much Ado About Something? The Abe Government’s Reform of Japan’s Agricultural Cooperatives (JA)'', Japanese Studies, vol. 36, pp. 83 - 103, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10371397.2016.1189311

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''What does Amari’s resignation mean for Abenomics?'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/02/25/what-does-amaris-resignation-mean-for-abenomics/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''China’s Rise as a Predator State'', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2016/03/chinas-rise-as-a-predator-state/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Upcoming Election Test'', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2016/03/japan-shinzo-abes-upcoming-election-test/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Japan’s Double Standard on Freedoms and Rule of Law'', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/japans-double-standard-on-freedoms-and-rule-of-law/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''International Law Won’t Stop China in the South China Sea'', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2016/07/international-law-wont-stop-china-in-the-south-china-sea/

George Mulgan AD, 2016, ''Examining Japan's Lost Decades'', Australian Outlook Reading Room, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australian_outlook/examining-japans-lost-decades/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Japanese Election: Abe's Mandate?', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2015/01/japanese-election-abes-mandate/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'What the TPP portends for Japan-Australia agricultural trade', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/02/12/what-the-tpp-portends-for-japan-australia-agricultural-trade

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'How will Japan's new agriculture minister influence the TPP negotiations?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/03/04/how-will-japans-new-agriculture-minister-influence-the-tpp-negotiations/#more-45434

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'The Abe push behind the Australian sub deal', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/03/16/the-abe-push-behind-the-australian-sub-deal/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'The Empire Strikes Back: Reforming Japan's agricultural co-ops and the local elections', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/04/09/the-empire-strikes-back-reforming-japans-agricultural-co-ops-and-the-local-elections/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'The Abe administration outmanoeuvres JA in Japan's local elections', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/04/29/the-abe-administration-outmanoeuvres-ja-in-japans-local-elections/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Japan's agricultural reforms watered down but still significant', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/05/07/japans-agricultural-reforms-watered-down-but-still-significant/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Shinzo Abe's Glass Jaw' and Media Muzzling in Japan', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/shinzo-abes-glass-jaw-and-media-muzzling-in-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Chinese Perspectives on the Abe-Obama Summit', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/chinese-perspectives-on-the-abe-obama-summit/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Abe looks to reassure farmers on TPP', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/10/15/abe-looks-to-reassure-farmers-on-tpp/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'What does the TPP mean for Japan's agricultural sector?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/11/19/what-does-the-tpp-mean-for-japans-agricultural-sector/

George Mulgan AD, 2015, 'Abe Touts the TPP in Battle To Define the Regional Order', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2015/11/abe-touts-the-tpp-in-battle-to-define-the-regional-order/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, ''Bringing the Party Back In: How the DPJ Diminished Prospects for Japanese Agricultural Trade Liberalization under the TPP'', Japanese Journal of Political Science, vol. 15, pp. 1 - 22, 10.1017/S1468109913000327

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Abe puts personal interests ahead of Japan's at Yasukuni', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/01/01/abe-puts-personal-interests-ahead-of-japans-at-yasukuni/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Can Abe's third arrow pierce Japan's agricultural armour?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/04/06/can-abes-third-arrow-pierce-japans-agricultural-armour/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Japan and Australia 'beef up' relations', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/04/15/japan-and-australia-beef-up-relations/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'China responds to Japan-US 'sushi' diplomacy'', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/05/17/china-responds-to-japan-us-sushi-diplomacy

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Why the US struggles against Japan in TPP negotiations', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/08/27/why-the-us-struggles-against-japan-in-tpp-negotiations/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Can Nishikawa resolve Japan's TPP agricultural impasse?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/09/09/can-nishikawa-resolve-japans-tpp-agricultural-impasse/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Japan's unnecessary election', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/11/25/japans-unnecessary-election/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'An election manifesto for the status quo on Japanese agriculture', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/12/11/an-election-manifesto-for-the-status-quo-on-japanese-agriculture/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'After Japan's status quo election, where will opposition come from?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/12/23/after-japans-status-quo-election-where-will-opposition-come-from/#more-44662

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Drop the Double Standard on Japanese Defense', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/drop-the-double-standard-on-japanese-defense/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Ishihara's Stealth Attack on the Japanese Constitution', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2014/11/ishiharas-stealth-attack-on-the-japanese-constitution

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Abe's Humiliation in Beijing', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2014/11/abes-humiliation-in-beijing/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, ''Money Politics' in Japan', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2014/11/money-politics-in-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'The Japanese Election and the Farm Vote', The Diplomat, http://thediplomat.com/2014/12/the-japanese-election-and-the-farm-vote/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'International and Domestic Roadblocks to Japanese Collective Defence', Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australian_outlook/international-and-domestic-roadblocks-to-japanese-collective-defence/

George Mulgan AD, 2014, ''LDP's farm tribe: Still veto players on FTAs?'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 82, pp. 6, 17 - 18

George Mulgan AD, 2014, 'Abe's New Regional Security Strategy for Japan', Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australian_outlook/abes-new-regional-security-strategy-for-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'What can we expect from Japan's new prime minister Abe on the TPP?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2013/01/15/what-can-we-expect-from-japans-prime-minister-abe-on-the-tpp/

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'From people to concrete: reviving Japan's 'construction state' politics', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2013/02/26/from-people-to-concrete-reviving-japans-construction-state-politics/#more-33875

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Will Prime Minister Abe's TPP strategy be successful?', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Japan's TPP 'shock'', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Japan, US and the TPP: The view from China', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Abe rocks Japan's constitutional boat', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Abe's 'growth' strategy for agriculture in Japan', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Can Japan defend the Senkakus?', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'China's ADIZ risks conflict with Japan', East Asia Forum

George Mulgan AD, 2013, ''China mulls joining TPP: Japan's entrance creates dilemma'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 81, pp. 12 - 14

George Mulgan AD, 2013, 'Japan's Entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Domestic Priorities and Regional Dynamics', National Bureau of Asian Research

George Mulgan AD, 2013, ''Same old, same old: Farm reform shell game'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 61, pp. 13 - 14

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japan's cabinet reshuffle: a futile gesture?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/01/25/japan-s-cabinet-reshuffle-a-futile-gesture

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japan’s general election and the TPP', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/12/05/japans-general-election-and-the-tpp/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'How significant was the LDP’s victory in Japan’s recent general election?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/12/31/how-significant-was-the-ldps-victory-in-japans-recent-general-election/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'What an Abe prime ministership would mean for Japan', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/10/01/what-an-abe-prime-ministership-would-mean-for-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Noda’s unfinished agenda: Is Japan’s TPP participation now more likely?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/09/22/nodas-unfinished-agenda-is-japan-tpp-participation-now-more-likely/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'A new Ozawa party for Japan?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/05/12/a-new-ozawa-party-for-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Can Ichiro Ozawa repeat history in Japan?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/07/03/can-ichiro-ozawa-repeat-history-in-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Why Japan is lagging on the TPP', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/05/30/why-japan-is-lagging-on-the-tpp/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japan faces political trench warfare over consumption tax', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/04/23/japan-faces-political-trench-warfare-over-consumption-tax/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, ''The Policy Research Council – a stumbling block to Japan’s participation in the TPP'', APEC Economies Newsletter, vol. 16, http://www.crawford.anu.edu.au/pdf/newsl/APEC16_10.pdf

George Mulgan AD, 2012, ''TPP a punching bag: LDP and DPJ are closer than they pretend'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 80, pp. 14 - 15

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japan: has agriculture captured the state?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/10/18/japan-has-agriculture-captured-the-state-2/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, ''Can Trade Talks Drive Reform in Japan?'', Current History, vol. 111, pp. 241 - 243

George Mulgan AD, 2012, ''Has the agriculture lobby captured the state?'', East Asia Forum Quarterly, vol. 4, pp. 15 - 16

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Can Noda link Japan's tax and administrative reform?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/03/13/can-noda-link-japan-s-tax-and-administrative-reform/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'How significant was the LDP's victory in Japan's recent general election?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/12/31/how-significant-was-the-ldps-victory-in-japans-recent-general-election/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japan's general election and the TPP', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/12/05/japans-general-election-and-the-tpp/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Noda’s unfinished agenda: Is Japan’s TPP participation now more likely?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2012/09/22/nodas-unfinished-agenda-is-japan-tpp-participation-now-more-likely/

George Mulgan AD, 2012, 'Japanese agricultural reform and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: An interview with Aurelia George Mulgan', Japan-U.S. Discussion Forum, National Bureau of Asian Research, http://www.nbr.org/research/activity.aspx?id=257

George Mulgan AD, 2011, ''Agricultural Politics and the Democratic Party of Japan'', Japanese Studies Online, pp. 22 - 30, http://japaninstitute.anu.edu.au/japanese_studies/issue_02/Japan_Agricultural_Politics_DPJ.pdf

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Japan's early decision on the TPP: Pie in the sky or credible commitment?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/06/02/japan-s-early-decision-on-the-tpp-pie-in-the-sky-or-credible-commitment/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Levelling the playing field for Japanese trade policy', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/01/18/levelling-the-playing-field-for-japanese-trade-policy/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Why Japan's Ichiro Ozawa stays in the DPJ', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/07/15/why-japan-s-ichiro-ozawa-stays-in-the-dpj/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Japanese trade policy: Reversing the ends and means', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/05/03/japanese-trade-policy-reversing-the-ends-and-means/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'TPP off Japan's trade agenda for the time being', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/04/19/tpp-off-japans-trade-agenda-for-the-time-being/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Japan's agricultural politics, the DPJ and the prospect of trade reform', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/04/04/japan-s-agricultural-politics-the-dpj-and-the-prospect-of-trade-reform/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'The political and policy fall-out from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/03/18/the-political-and-policy-fall-out-from-the-japanese-earthquake-and-tsunami/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'No breakthroughs in the Australia-Japan EPA negotations', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/02/12/no-breakthroughs-in-the-australia-japan-epa-negotiations/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Industry versus agriculture in Japan's TPP debate', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/07/27/industry-versus-agriculture-in-japan-s-tpp-debate/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, ''Both brake and accelerator: Noda's agricultural plan'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 79, pp. 7 - 9

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Japan's new agricultural policy plan neglects trade liberalisation', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/11/02/japan-s-new-agricultural-policy-plan-neglects%D1%82%20-trade-liberalisation

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'The return of Japan's shadow shogun Ichiro Ozawa?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/08/23/the-return-of-japan-s-shadow-shogun-ichiro-ozawa/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Japan gets a new prime minister', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/08/28/japan-gets-a-new-prime-minister/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Yoshihiko Noda: Japan's not-so-ordinary prime minister', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/08/31/yoshihiko-noda-japan-s-not-so-ordinary-prime-minister/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, 'Ozawa once more in charge of Japan's DPJ', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/09/24/ozawa-once-more-in-charge-of-japan-s-dpj/

George Mulgan AD, 2011, ''Both brake and accelerator: Noda's agricultural plan'', The Oriental Economist Report, vol. 79, pp. 7 - 8

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'US-Japan alliance the big winner from the Senkaku Islands dispute', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/10/26/us-japan-alliance-the-big-winner-from-the-senkaku-islands-dispute/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'A sea of trouble in Sino-Japanese relations', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/09/28/a-sea-of-trouble-in-sino-japanese-relations/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Japan's choice between 'old' and 'new' politics', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/09/13/japans-choice-between-old-and-new-politics/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'High noon for Japan's DPJ', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/08/27/high-noon-for-japans-dpj/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Kan's folly in Japan's Upper House election', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/07/14/kans-folly-in-japans-upper-house-election/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Prime Minister Kan's 'third way' for reviving the Japanese economy', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/06/22/prime-minister-kans-third-way-for-reviving-the-japanese-economy/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Round 2 of Japan's government revitalisation', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/06/03/round-two-of-japans-government-revitalisation/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Japan: Is the DPJ taking a leaf out of the LDP's book?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/02/24/japan-is-the-dpj-taking-a-leaf-out-of-the-ldps-book/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'The Democratic Party of Japan's credibility crisis', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/02/10/the-democratic-party-of-japans-credibility-crisis/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Will Japan's economic growth strategy deliver?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/02/04/will-japans-new-economic-growth-strategy-deliver/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Japan's Ozawa Ichiro - The power of one', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/01/21/japans-ozawa-ichiro-the-power-of-one/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Asia's new strategic partnerships', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/01/20/asias-new-strategic-partnerships/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Reversing course in Japan's Asia-Pacific relations', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/12/21/reversing-course-in-japans-asia-pacific-relations

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'TPP, trade liberalisation and Japan's farm lobby', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/11/22/tpp-trade-liberalisation-and-japans-farm-lobby/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Can Kan deliver a breakthrough on Japan's agricultural trade policy?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/11/03/can-kan-deliver-a-breakthrough-on-japans-agricultural-trade-policy/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'What has the Japan's DPJ government actually done with public works spending'?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/05/14/what-has-japans-dpj-government-actually-done-with-public-works-spending/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Ozawa taking his toll on Japan's DPJ government', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/05/05/ozawa-taking-his-toll-on-japans-dpj-government/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Japan's postal reform and the farmers', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/04/22/japans-postal-reform-and-the-farmers/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Reversing reform: How special interests rule in Japan', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/04/12/reversing-reform-how-special-interests-rule-in-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Japan's bureaucracy strikes back', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/03/26/japans-bureaucracy-strikes-back/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Deja vu in Japan's agricultural policymaking', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/03/19/deja-vu-in-japans-agricultural-policymaking/

George Mulgan AD, 2010, 'Is Japan's DPJ a party of reform on agriculture and agricultural trade?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/01/13/is-japans-dpj-a-party-of-reform-on-agriculture-and-agricultural-trade/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'What the new Hatoyama government means for the US-Japan alliance', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/11/12/what-the-new-hatoyama-government-means-for-the-us-japan-alliance/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Is there a 'Japanese' concept of an East Asia Community?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/11/06/blurred-vision-is-there-a-japanese-concept-of-an-east-asia-community/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'The DPJ: Sacrificing the economy to 'save' agriculture', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/08/14/the-dpj-sacrificing-the-economy-to-save-agriculture/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Is the DPJ the party of economic reform?', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/08/04/japan-is-the-dpj-the-party-of-economic-reform/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Placating the Farm Lobby: Litmus Test for DPJ Reform', The Oriential Economist Report, vol. 77, pp. 9 - 10

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Japan: Aftermath of DPJ's fiscal squeeze', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/12/07/japan-aftermath-of-the-dpjs-fiscal-squeeze/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, ''Why Japan Can't Lead'', World Policy Journal, vol. 26, pp. 101 - 110

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'The 'Ozawa regime' and the future of the DPJ', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/05/14/the-ozawa-regime-and-the-future-of-the-dpj/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Japan is at ease in the house of the risen Rudd-san', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/03/30/japan-is-at-ease-in-the-house-of-the-risen-rudd-san/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'The old and the new in Japan's latest money politics scandal', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/03/24/the-old-and-the-new-in-japans-latest-money-politics-scandal/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Japan's defence burden and the American alliance', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/02/11/japans-defence-burden-and-the-american-alliance/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Japan's choices in a multipolar world', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/02/06/japans-choices-in-a-multipolar-world/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Decapitating the bureaucracy in Japan', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/12/10/decapitating-the-bureaucracy-in-japan/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Hatoyama's East Asia Community and regional leadership rivalries', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/10/13/hatoyamas-east-asia-community/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Round one to the DPJ: MAFF and Minister Akamatsu', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/10/09/round-1-to-the-dpj-maff-and-minister-akamatsu/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'Responses to Hatoyama's middle-power diplomacy', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/09/28/7199/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'High hopes for Japanese agricultural reform', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/09/22/high-hopes-for-japanese-agricultural-reform/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, 'No interests, no connections and no expertise', East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/09/20/no-interests-no-connections-and-no-expertise-the-man-in-charge-of-japanese-agriculture/

George Mulgan AD, 2009, ''The Perils of Japanese Politics'', Japan Forum: the international journal of Japanese studies, vol. 21, pp. 183 - 208

George Mulgan AD, 2009, ''Placating the farm lobby: Litmus test for DPJ reform'', The Oriental Economist Report, pp. 9 - 10

George Mulgan AD, 2008, ''Japan`s FTA Politics and the Problem of Agricultural Trade Liberalisation'', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 62, pp. 164 - 178

George Mulgan AD, 2008, ''Where Japan`s Foreign Policy Meets Agricultural Trade Policy: The Australia-Japan FTA'', Japanese Studies, vol. 28, pp. 31 - 44

George Mulgan AD, 2008, ''Breaking the Mould: Japan's Subtle Shift from Exclusive Bilateralism to Modest Minilateralism'', Contemporary Southeast Asia, vol. 30, pp. 52 - 72

George Mulgan AD, 2005, ''Japan`s Defence Dilemma'', Security Challenges, vol. 1, pp. 59 - 72

George Mulgan AD, 2005, ''Why Japan Still Matters'', Asia-Pacific Review, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 18

George Mulgan AD, 2005, ''Where Tradition Meets Change: Japan`s Agricultural Politics'', Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 31, pp. 261 - 298

George Mulgan AD, 2005, ''Japan`s Interventionist State: Bringing Agriculture Back In'', Japanese Journal of Political Science, vol. 6, pp. 29 - 61

George Mulgan AD, 2004, ''The Leadership Role of the Prime Minister and Party'', Policy and Society, vol. 23, pp. 5 - 20

George Mulgan AD, 2003, ''Japan's "Un-Westminster" System: Impediments to Reform in a Crisis Economy'', Government and Opposition: an international journal of comparative politics, vol. 38, pp. 73 - 91

George Mulgan AD, 2000, ''Japan`s Political Leadership Deficit'', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 35, pp. 183 - 202

George Mulgan AD, 2000, ''Managing the US Base Issue in Okinawa: A Test for Japanese Democracy'', Japanese Studies, vol. 20, pp. 159 - 177

George Mulgan AD, 2000, ''Beyond Self-Defence? Evaluating Japan`s Regional Security Role under the New Defence Cooperation Guidelines'', Pacifica review, vol. 12, pp. 223 - 248

George Mulgan AD, 2000, ''The Dynamics of Coalition Politics in Japan'', Asia-Pacific Review, vol. 7, pp. 66 - 85

George Mulgan AD, 2000, 'Japan: A Setting Sun', Foreign Affairs, vol. 79, pp. 230 - 240

George Mulgan AD, 1998, ''Accessing the Japanese agricultural market: still an international issue?'', APEC economies newsletter, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 2

George Mulgan AD, 1997, ''The Role of Foreign Pressure (Gaiatsu) in Japan`s Agricultural Trade Liberalization`', Pacific Review, vol. 10, pp. 165 - 209

George Mulgan AD, 1997, ''Electoral Determinants of Agrarian Power: Measuring Rural Decline in Japan'', Political Studies, vol. 45, pp. 875 - 899

George Mulgan AD, 1995, ''Japan and International Peacekeeping: Catalyst or Cautionary Tale'', Asian Survey: a monthly review of contemporary Asian affairs, vol. 35, pp. 1102 - 1117

George Mulgan AD, 1993, ''Japan’s Participation in UN Peace-Keeping Operations: Radical Departure or Predictable Response'', Asian Survey: a monthly review of contemporary Asian affairs, vol. 33, pp. 101 - 116

George Mulgan AD, 1992, ''Japan as America’s Global Partner: Problems and Prospects'', Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, vol. XI, pp. 3 - 18

George Mulgan AD, 1992, ''The Politics of Interest Representation in the Japanese Diet: The Case of Agriculture'', Pacific Affairs: an international review of Asia and the Pacific, pp. 506 - 528

George Mulgan AD, 1990, ''Prospects for Liberalizing Japan’s Rice Market'', The Pacific Review, vol. 3, pp. 363 - 377

George Mulgan AD, 1981, ''The Japanese Farm Lobby and Agricultural Policy Making'', Pacific Affairs: an international review of Asia and the Pacific, vol. 54, pp. 409 - 430

Working Papers

George Mulgan AD, 2011, No Longer the 'Reactive State': Japan's New Trade Activism, Institute francais des relations internationales, Paris, Asie.Visions, 38, http://www.ifri.org/downloads/asievisions38agmulgan.pdf

George Mulgan AD, 2007, Australia-Japan Relations: New Directions, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra, Original

George Mulgan AD, 2006, Agriculture and Political Reform in Japan: The Koizumi Legacy, Australia-Japan Research Centre

George Mulgan AD, 2001, `Japan Inc.` in the agricultural Sector: Reform or Regression, Australia-Japan Research Centre

George Mulgan AD, 2000, Managing the US Base Issue in Okinawa: A Test for Japanese Democracy, Department of International Relations, RSPAS, ANU, Canberra, Working Papers, Department of International Relations, RSPAS, ANU, 2000/1

George Mulgan AD, 1997, The Role of Foreign Pressure (Gaiatsu) in Japan`s Agricultural Trade Liberalisation, Australian Japan Research Centre, Canberra, Original

George Mulgan AD, 1994, The US-Japan Global Partnership: Expectations and Realities, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 227

George Mulgan AD; Rapkin D, 1993, GATT Negotiations and the Opening of Japan's Rice Market: A Two-Level Game Approach, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 215

George Mulgan AD, 1990, The Politics of Liberalisation in Japan: The Case of Rice, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 188

George Mulgan AD, 1988, Rice Politics in Japan, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 159

George Mulgan AD, 1984, Japan's Beef Import Policies 1978-84: The Growth of Bilateralism, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 113

George Mulgan AD, 1983, The Changing Pattern of Japan's Agricultural Import Trade: Implications for Australia, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 100

George Mulgan AD, 1982, The Comparative Study of Interest Groups in Japan: An Institutional Framework, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, Pacific Economic Papers, 95

George Mulgan AD, 1981, The Japanese Farm Lobby and Agricultural Policy Making, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU, Canberra, 80