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Japanese Studies: Government Publications

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Government Publications

Daily Gazette

Call Number

Duke Holdings

Kanpō 官報 (Digest) EAC: K15P
MICRO: S5999
1967 - 1983
1984 - date
Kanpō sōsakuin  官報総索引 EAC: KNX8 .K36 2006 - 2011

White Papers

Call Number

Duke Holdings

Chihō zaisei hakusho  地方財政白書 EAC: HJ9585 .C4545 1992 - present
Chūshō kigyō hakusho 中小企業白書 EAC: HC462.9 .A2 1974-77,81,91-present
Danjo kyōdō sankaku no genjō to shisaku
男女共同参画の現状と施策
EAC: HQ1761 .F85 1998 - present
Diplomatic Blue Book  外交青書 EAC: DS889.5 .W3 1957 - present
Genshiryoku anzen hakusho  原子力安全白書 EAC: TK9152 .G357 1991 - present
Genshiryoku hakusho  原子力白書 EAC:TK9001 .G45 1974-75, 1977-present
Hanzai hakusho  犯罪白書 EAC: HV7112 .H6 1966, 91, 1995-present
Jōhō tsūshin hakusho  情報通信白書 EAC: HE8411 .T78 2001 - present
Jōhōka hakusho  情報化白書 EAC: HD9696.2.J3 J646 2000 - present
Josei hakusho  女性白書
(formerly Fujin hakusho)
EAC: HQ1761 .J674 1988-2006
Josei rōdō hakusho  女性労働白書
(formerly Hataraku josei no jitsujō)
EAC: HD6197 .F89 1993 - present
Kagaku gijutsu hakusho EAC: T27.J3 J36b 1974-82,1984-present
Kaigai jōsei hakusho  海外情勢白書 
(formerly Kaigai rōdō hakusho)
EAC: HD5701 .K354 2000 - present
Kanko hakusho   観光白書 EAC: G155.J27 A3 1974-78, 1989
Kankyō hakusho  環境白書 EAC: HC465.E5 K37 1973 - present
Keisatsu hakusho  警察白書 EAC: HV7826 .A26a 1978, 89, 1995-present
Keizai zaisei hakusho  経済財政白書 
(formerly Keizai hakusho)
EAC: HC461.A1 K36 2005 - present
Kensetsu hakusho  建設白書 EAC: HD4311 .A3 1974, 1996-2000,2006
Kōgai funsō shori hakusho 公害紛争処理白書 EAC: HC462.9 .K459 1993 - present
Kokumin seikatsu hakusho  国民生活白書 EAC: HD7057 .A3 1973-80, 1993-present
Kokumin no keizai hakusho 国民の経済白書 LSC: 330.952 K79 1971,76,78,80-81
Kōmuin hakusho 公務員白書 EAC: JQ1654 .K74 1995 - present
Kore de wakaru Nihon no bōei
これでわかる日本の防衛 (Nihon no bōei)
EAC: UA845 .J32a 1980, 1995-present
Kōsei rōdō hakusho 康生白書
(formerly Kōsei hakusho)
EAC: HV411 .A33 2001 - present
Kosei torihiki iinkai nenji hokoku
公正取引委員会年次報告
EAC: KNX3220.A15 K674 1974, 1994-present
Rōdō keizai hakusho  労働経済白書 
(formerly Rōdō hakusho)
EAC: HD8726.5 .A32 2001 - present
Rōdō undō hakusho  労働運動白書 EAC: HD8721 .R63 1988 - 2003
Rōshi kankei hakusho  労使関係白書 EAC: HD8721 .R674 1989 - 1996
Seishōnen hakusho  青少年白書 EAC: HQ799.J3 A32 1987-2006; some gaps
Sekai keizai hakusho  世界経済白書 EAC: HF1351 .S453 1991
Shutoken hakusho  首都圏白書 EAC: HT395.J3 S58 1995 - present
Sōmuchō nenji hōkokusho 総務庁年次報告書 EAC: JQ1642 .J37a 1995 - present
Tochi hakusho  土地白書
(formerly Kokudo riyō hakusho)
EAC: HD911.A1 T62 1995-97, 1999-present
Tsūshō hakusho  通商白書 EAC: HF3821 .T787 1958-present; gaps
Unyu hakusho  運輸白書 EAC: HE227.A15 K65 1995 - 2000

Government Opinion Polls

Call Number

Duke Holdings

Gekkan yoron chōsa  月刊世論調査 EAC: G313Y 1969 - 1978
Seron chōsa nenkan  世論調査年鑑 EAC: HM1236 .S476 1965-71, 1973-present

Help Documents

"Accessing Japanese Government Documents"
by Tokiko Yamamoto Bazzell, University of Hawaii at Manoa

"Using Grey Literature"
by Kazuko Sakaguchi, Documentation Center on Contemporary Japan, Harvard University

White Papers Online

Government White Papers
Provides links to Japanese white papers by year of publication starting from 1996 to present. Full text varies according to the title. English language versions and more recent Japanese versions may be found on individual government ministry websites.

Defense Ministry White Papers 
Bōei hakusho - 防衛白書
Documents extend from 1970 to the present, and can be searched by both date of publication and keyword.