Past and Present
Institutional and technological change is a highly topical subject. At the theoretical level, there is much debate in the field of institutional economics about the role of technological change in endogenous growth theory. At a practical policy level, arguments rage about how Japan and the Japanese...
Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge
The Textile Industry before the Pacific War
During the period of industrialisation in Japan from the 1870s to the 1930s, the textile industry was Japan's largest manufacturing industry, and the country's major source of export earnings. It had a predominantly female labour force, drawn mainly from the agricultural population.This book...
Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge
In the first half of the twentieth century, as external interest in the industrialisation of Japan grew, an increasing number of books on the topic by western authors were published in English. The authors included here address a wide range of topics, both general and specific. Room is given to a...
Published March 22nd 2000 by Routledge
The new institutional economics is one of the the most important new bodies of theory to emerge in economics in recent years. The contributors to this volume address its significance for the developing world. The book is a major contribution to an area of debate still in its formative phase. The...
Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge
Japanese Women Working provides a wide range of perspectives on the study of working women in Japan over the last century. Contributors address issues of state policy towards and management of women workers, and also provide accounts of the experiences of particular groups of workers: domestic...
Published April 5th 1995 by Routledge