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Routledge Library Editions: Japan

Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.

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  1. British Factory Japanese Factory

    The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations

    By Ronald Dore

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese way of work is notoriously ‘different’. But is it Japan or Britain which is the odd man out? When originally published this was the first book to explore the real differences, through a point-by-point comparison of two Japanese factories with two British ones making similar products....

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Direct Foreign Investment

    A Japanese Model of Multi-National Business Operations

    By Kyoshi Kojima

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Direct foreign investment and the activities of multinational corporations are new dynamic elements in the international economy. This book identifies, theoretically and practically, a Japanese model of multinational business operations which has characteristics differing from the American or "...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

    By Wolfgang Herbert

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This is a detailed study of the extent to which an increased influx of foreign workers is a threat to law and order in the context of the data-generating process of police statistics and the media coverage of "crimes" committed by foreigners. It shows that a general mood in which foreign workers...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Competition in Japan

    Human Resource Strategies

    By Robert J Ballon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese market is an attractive and challenging one. It is essential for foreign companies wanting to establish a growing presence to build operations which are suited to the Japanese. This book focuses on three particular areas: the labour market, the workplace and the market-place. The...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Difference and Modernity

    Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society

    By John Clammer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The question of ‘postmodernity’ that has swept Western academic and intellectual circles raises critical comparative questions. Do societies that have not experienced the same historical development as the West pass inevitably through modernity into postmodernity, or can they skip such stages...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism

    With especial Reference to Chinese and Japanese Phases

    By William M McGovern

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    William Montgomery McGovern’s Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism was one of the first books on Mahayana Buddhism written for a Western audience. It predates influential English language overviews of Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki, A. Watts, and W. Rahula. The author was born in New York City in 1897 and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language

    With Easy Progressive Exercises

    By Tatui Baba

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When originally published in 1873 one of the aims was to protest against an idea that the Japanese language was very imperfect, and therefore it should be exterminated! The second was to give a general idea of the Japanese language as it is spoken. ...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Banking Policy in Japan

    American Efforts at Reform During the Occupation

    By William M Tsutsui

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The unique Japanese banking system has contributed greatly to Japan’s post-war economic advance by investing aggressively in industry and by supporting close government-business relations. The banking sector might not have come to assume such a significant role, however, had American efforts to...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Broadcasting in Japan

    Case-studies on Broadcasting Systems

    Edited by Masami Ito

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan has developed what is arguably the most sophisticated and the most democratic broadcasting system in the world. The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1st September 1923, with its devastation and confusion drove home in its appalling way the importance of being able to broadcast immediate information...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Black Star Over Japan

    Rising Forces of Militarism

    By Albert Axelbank

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese are the only people in the world who have experienced the horror of nuclear weapons with their own flesh. Atomic holocaust was followed by American occupation and the American-inspired, postwar Japanese ‘Peace Constitution’ which explicitly outlawed Japanese military forces and the use...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

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