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  1. 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 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2000 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2000 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2000 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 1999 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 1999 by Routledge