Akashi, H. (2011). Notes on the Science-Technology Basic Law regime [in Japanese]. Journal of Management Faculty, Komazawa University, 40, 39–88.
Anisimov, O. A., Vaughan, D. G., Callaghan, T. V., Furgal, C., Marchant, H., Prowse, T. D., . . . Walsh, J. E. (2007). Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic). In: Parry, M. L., Canziani, O. F., Palutikof, J. P., van der Linden, P. J., & Hanson, C. E. (Eds.). Climate change 2007: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (pp. 653–685). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Anton, D. K. (2009). Antarctic whaling: Australia's attempt to protect whales in the Southern Ocean. Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, 36, 319–351.
Bennett, M. M., Greaves, W., Riedlsperger, R., & Botella, A. (2016). Articulating the Arctic: contrasting state and Inuit maps of the Canadian north. Polar Record, 52, 630–644.
Blay, S. K. N. (1992). Current developments: new trends in the protection of the Antarctic environment. The 1991 Madrid Protocol. The American Journal of International Law, 86, 377–399.
Blok, A. (2008). Contesting global norms: politics of identity in Japanese pro-whaling countermobilization. Global Environmental Politics, 8, 39–66.
Blok, A. (2011). War of the whales: post-sovereign science and agonistic cosmopolitics in Japanese-global whaling assemblages. Science, Technology & Human Values, 36, 55–81.
Cabinet Office of Japan. (2015). The Science and Technology Basic Law (unofficial translation).
Catalinac, A. L., & Chan, G. (2005). Japan, the West, and the whaling issue: understanding the Japanese side. Japan Forum, 17, 133–163.
Chaturvedi, S. (1996). The polar regions: a political geography. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Clark, I. (2007). Legitimacy in international society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hara, K. (1999). Rethinking the “Cold War” in the Asia‐Pacific. The Pacific Review, 12, 515–536.
Hara, K. (2006). Cold War frontiers in the Asia-Pacific: divided territories in the San Francisco system. Abingdon: Routledge.
Herrmann, R. K. (2013). Perceptions and image theory in international relations. In: Huddy, L., Sears, D. O., & Levy, J. S. (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of political psychology (2nd ed., pp. 1–35). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Hook, G. D., Gibson, J., Hughes, C. W., & Dobson, H. (2012). Japan's international relations: politics, economics and security (3rd ed.). Abingdon: Routledge.
International Court of Justice. (2014). Press release unofficial: whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) the court finds that Japan's whaling programme in the Antarctic (JAPRA II) is not in accordance with three provisions of the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling. The Hague: International Court of Justice.
Ishii, A., & Okubo, A. (2007). An alternative explanation of Japan's whaling diplomacy in the post-moratorium era. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, 10, 55–87.
Joyner, C. C. (1989). Japan and the Antarctic Treaty System. Ecology Law Quarterly, 16, 155.
Kelley, J. (2004). International actors on the domestic scene: membership conditionality and socialization by international institutions. International Organization, 58, 1–34.
Lebow, R. N. (2016). National identities and international relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Liu, M., & Kronbak, J. (2010). The potential economic viability of using the Northern Sea Route (NSR) as an alternative route between Asia and Europe. Journal of Transport Geography, 18, 434–444.
Livingstone, D. N. (1992). The geographical tradition: episodes in the history of a contested enterprise. Oxford: Blackwell.
Morikawa, J. (2009). Whaling in Japan: power, politics and diplomacy. London: Hurst & Company.
Naganobu, M. (2012a). Dokei no suiheisen e (1) Kotohajime [Towards the horizon of admiration (1) The beginning]. Rakusui, 837, 12–16.
Naganobu, M. (2012b). Dokei no suiheisen e (4) Kita hyoyo eno shinkō [Towards the horizon of admiration (4) Moving towards the Arctic Ocean]. Rakusui, 840, 14–23.
Oros, A. L. (2008). Normalizing Japan: politics, identity, and the evolution of security practice. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
Roeschke, J. E. (2009). Eco-terrorism and piracy on the high seas: Japanese whaling and the rights of private groups to enforce international conservation law in neutral waters. Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 20, 99.
Scott, S. (1999). Australian diplomacy opposing Japanese Antarctic whaling 1945–1951: the role of legal argument. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 53, 179– 192.
Strausz, M. (2014). Executives, legislatures, and whales: the birth of Japan's scientific whaling regime. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 14, 455–478.
Suzuki, S. (2008). Seeking ‘legitimate’ great power status in post-cold war international society: China's and Japan's participation in UNPKO. International Relations, 22, 45–63.
Headquarters for Ocean Policy. (2015). Japan's Arctic Policy.
Tomotsugu, S. (2013). Japan's attitude toward Antarctica from 1910 to 1964: at intersection of idealism and realism [in Japanese]. The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association, 64, 360–380.
Tonami, A. (2016). Asian foreign policy in a changing Arctic: the diplomacy of economy and science at new frontiers. London: Palgrave McMillan.
Tonami, A., & Watters, S. (2012). Japan's Arctic policy: the sum of many parts. In: Heininen, L. (Ed.). Arctic Yearbook 2012 (pp. 93–103). Akureyri: Northern Research Forum.
Urrestarazu, U. S. (2015). “Identity” in international relations and foreign policy theory. In: Jørgensen, K. E., Link, W., & Hellmann, G.
Theorizing foreign policy in a globalized world (Vol. 4, pp. 126–149). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Young, O. R. (2008). Building regimes for socioecological systems: institutional diagnostics. In: Young, O. R., King, L. A., & Schroeder, H. (Eds.). Institutions and Environmental change: principal findings, applications, and research frontiers (pp. 115–144). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.