Selected Books on
Japan's ODA
by Dennis Yasutomo
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Praegar, 1983. The story of an early Japanese diplomatic initiative in Asia. This early look at Japan's initiatives provides perspective on current efforts to create regional financial institutions.
Lexington Books, 1986. The first analysis of Japan's use of Official Development Assistant for strategic objectives. The book anticipated the official designation of ODA as a diplomatic instrument in the 1990s, and provides a look at the first step towards the current use of ODA in the Middle East/Persian Gulf region.
St. Martin's Press, 1995. The study traces the rise of Japanese influence and status within three multilateral development banks. The book provides an interesting perspective on Japan's current quest for a United Nations Security Council seat.

Dobukan Shuppan, 1989. Japanese language translation of The Manner of Giving.