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Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa
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 3rd 2002 by Routledge
Change and Continuity in Antimonopoly Policy, 1973-1995
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 21st 2002 by Routledge
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 30th 2000 by Routledge
Working in a Chain Store
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 16th 2000 by Routledge
Strategies Under a One-Party Dominant Regime
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 30th 2000 by Routledge
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 20th 2000 by Routledge
Education, Training and Employment
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 14th 1999 by Routledge
Silence and Resistance
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 24th 1999 by Routledge
Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition
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 28th 1999 by Routledge
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 21st 1999 by Routledge
Japanese Science Fiction: A View of a Changing Society
To Be Published May 28th 2015
Japanese Economic Development: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Reconstructing Adult Masculinity: Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan
To Be Published September 29th 2015
Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japanese Culture
To Be Published November 30th 2015
Japanese Social Welfare: The Development of Diversity
To Be Published December 30th 2015