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51-60 of 84 results in Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies
The Growth of Protectionist Sentiment and the Japanese Response
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
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 2nd 2002 by Routledge
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
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 20th 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 29th 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 15th 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 29th 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 19th 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 13th 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 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Ozawa Ichiro and Japanese Politics: Old Versus New
To Be Published September 16th 2014
Japan's Interventionist State: The Role of the MAFF
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Academic Nations in China and Japan: Framed by Concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation
To Be Published November 17th 2014
Japanese Economic Development: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition
To Be Published May 30th 2015
Japanese Social Welfare: The Development of Diversity
To Be Published June 14th 2015
Modern Japan: A Social and Political History, 3rd Edition
To Be Published August 30th 2015