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  1. The Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector in Japan

    The Challenge of Change

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The voluntary and non-profit sector is an important and emerging feature of Japanese society. It is a response both to the changing nature of this society and to political and social trends that have encouraged the Japanese government to see this sector as a potential provider of public services....

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Electoral Politics

    Creating a New Party System

    Edited by Steven Reed

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The old Japanese single-party system collapsed in 1993, but a new system has not yet fully evolved. Following the most significant party reform in Japanese history, this book analyses the most recent national elections, examining voter behaviour and how it is influenced. It provides a comprehensive...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989

    From Balancing to Bandwagoning?

    By Reinhard Drifte

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989 raises the crucial question of whether Japan's political leadership which is still preoccupied with finding a new political constellation and with overcoming a deep economic crisis is able to handle such a complex policy in the face of an...

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Globalizing Japan

    Ethnography of the Japanese presence in Asia, Europe, and America

    By Harumi Befu, Sylvie Guichard-Anguis

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Globalizing Japan explores the social and cultural dimensions of Japan's global presence. Japan's expansion and presence as an economic giant is witnessed on an everyday basis. Both consciously and unconsciously, we regularly come into contact with Japan's industrial and cultural globalization,...

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Japan and Protection

    The Growth of Protectionist Sentiment and the Japanese Response

    By Syed Javed Maswood

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Recently, the extent of Japanese export penetration into other Western economies, particularly the USA, has become a matter of great international concern. There have been increasingly strident demands for Japan to reciprocate on imports, for the Japanese market to be 'opened up' and, by some...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan

    Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa

    By James E. Roberson, Nobue Suzuki

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the changing role of men and the construction of masculinity in contemporary Japan. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white-collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences that may be found among men in...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Japanese Society

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    In this new edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up-to-date with social developments as Japan moves into the 21st century. She also provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of Japanese society and culture.This book is invaluable to students studying...

    Published September 10th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Public Policy and Economic Competition in Japan

    Change and Continuity in Antimonopoly Policy, 1973-1995

    By Michael L. Beeman

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Viewed historically as the lapdog of business, bureaucratic and political interests, Japan's Fair Trade Commission has had mixed success in promoting its agenda for stronger antimonopoly policy since the early 1970s. Dr. Beeman unravels antimonopoly politics in Japan through an analysis of the...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Japan and East Asian Regionalism

    By S. Javed Maswood

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book studies specific regional issues and problems, exploring recent related political developments in Japan, and how these might impact on future foreign policy priorities and objectives. The expert body of contributors consider issues such as: the nexus between domestic politics and foreign...

    Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Changing Face of Japanese Retail

    Working in a Chain Store

    By Louella Matsunaga

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book examines employment structure, working practice and recruitment strategies in Japanese retail in the 1990s through a case-study of one large chain store. Issues focused on include gender in the workplace, changing notions of corporate community and the impact of Japan's recent recession....

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge