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  1. 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

  2. Opposition Politics in Japan

    Strategies Under a One-Party Dominant Regime

    By Stephen Johnson

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The Liberal Democratic Party in Japan remained in power continuously between 1955 and 1993. In this groundbreaking study of the dominance of the LDP in Japanese politics over the last forty years, Opposition Politics in Japan examines the challenges which were mounted against this regime and...

    Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Agriculture in Japan

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Agriculture is one of the most politically powerful sectors in Japanese national politics. This book provides the first comprehensive account of the political power of Japanese farmers. This definitive text analyses the organisational and electoral bais of farmers' political power, including the...

    Published January 19th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Engineers in Japan and Britain

    Education, Training and Employment

    By Kevin McCormick

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Engineers are a key occupational group in the transformation of the modern world. Contrasts between Japans economic miracle and Britains relative economic decline have often been linked to differences in education, training and employment of engineers. Yet, such views have often rested on little...

    Published October 13th 1999 by Routledge

  5. The Japanese High School

    Silence and Resistance

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    For large numbers of school students in Japan school has become a battle field. Recent violent events in schools, together with increasing drop-out rates and bullying are undermining stereotypes about the effectiveness of the Japanese education system. This incisive and original book looks at...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Penelope Francks

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This newly revised, clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II. Working within a framework based on the theories and approaches of development studies, Francks demonstrates the relevance of Japan's pre-war experience to the problems...

    Published January 27th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Green Politics in Japan

    By Lam Peng-Er

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    An important comparative study of Japanese politics that reveals that green issues have yet to displace the traditional urban politics of post-industrial Japan. This is unlike the rise of green parties and politics in Europe. Unlike Europe, it seems that political values in Japan are still...

    Published January 20th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Japanese-Soviet/Russian Relations since 1945

    A Difficult Peace

    By Kimie Hara

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    An original book that reviews the problems of political rapprochement in terms of foreign policy decision-making between Japan and Russia since 1945, including the infamous 'Northern Territories' dispute. Uses four bilateral summits as case studies to explore patterns, changes and tendencies in the...

    Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Nature of the Japanese State

    Rationality and Rituality

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Brian J. McVeigh uses a unique anthropological approach to step outside flawed stereotypes of Japanese society and really engage in the current debate over the role of bureaucracy in Japanese politics.To many in the West, Japan appears as a paradox: a rational, high-tech economic superpower and yet...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Interpreting History in Sino-Japanese Relations

    A Case-Study in Political Decision Making

    By Caroline Rose

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The first book-length study to examine the re-writing of school textbooks by the Japanese Education Ministry in an attempt to play down atrocities in China during World War II. The famous textbook crisis in 1982 was at the centre of a diplomatic storm extending through the 1980s as Sino-Japanese...

    Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge