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  1. The Establishment of the Japanese Constitutional System

    By Junji Banno

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The 1889 Meiji constitution: how it actually worked, the establishment of the Diet and the shifting roles and interests of the parties. A Japanese classic translated by one our leading authorities....

    Published November 22nd 1995 by Routledge

  2. Growing a Japanese Science City

    Communication in Scientific Research

    By James W. Dearing

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Tsukuba Science City is the world's most ambitious attempt to `turbocharge' scientific collaboration. James W. Dearing looks at the political and economic context within which the plans for Tsukuba were laid, how those plans changed during the process of implementation, and at the functioning of...

    Published October 25th 1995 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Early Parliaments, 1890-1905

    Structure, Issues and Trends

    By Andrew Fraser, R. H. P. Mason, Philip Mitchell

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan's Early Parliaments, 1890-1905 is the first detailed study of the early history of the Japanese Diet, providing a thorough discussion of the origins of the Japanese parliament, still the central institution of Japanese politics, and its development during this formative period. Drawn from...

    Published December 14th 1994 by Routledge

  4. Japan: Beyond the End of History

    By David Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    In this analysis of Japan's policy-making, David Williams places his argument within the debates about Japanese political economy in the United States and Britain, debates previously polarised between `market' and `ministry' views. He presents Japanese-style nationalist development as a serious...

    Published December 15th 1993 by Routledge

  5. Education Reform in Japan

    A Case of Immobilist Politics

    By Leonard James Schoppa

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The Japanese education system, while widely praised in western countries, is subject to heavy criticism within Japan. Education Reform in Japan analyses this criticism, and explains why proposed reforms have failed. The author shows how the Japanese policy-making process can become paralysed when...

    Published March 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  6. Emperor Hirohito and Showa Japan

    A Political Biography

    By Stephen Large

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Emperor Hirohito reigned for more than sixty years, yet we know little about him or the part he really played in the turbulent history of Showa Japan.Stephen Large draws on a wide range of Japanese and Western sources in his study of Emperor Hirohito's political role in Showa Japan (1926-89). This...

    Published September 30th 1992 by Routledge

  7. Ideology and Practice in Modern Japan

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Kirsten Refsing

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The issue of how Japanese society operates, and in particular why it has `succeeded', has generated a wide variety of explanatory models, including the Confucian ethic, classlessness, group consciousness, and `uniqueness' in areas as diverse as body images and language patterns.In Ideology and...

    Published April 1st 1992 by Routledge

  8. History of Japanese Economic Thought

    By Tessa Morris Suzuki

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Economics, in the modern sense of the word, was introduced into Japan in the second half of the nineteenth century. However, Japanese thinkers had already developed, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a variety of interesting approaches to issues such as the causes of inflation, the...

    Published November 6th 1991 by Routledge

  9. Britain's Educational Reform

    A Comparison with Japan

    By Mike Howarth

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably....

    Published October 31st 1990 by Routledge

  10. Industrial Relations in Japan

    The Peripheral Sector

    By Norma Chalmers

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The conventional picture of industry and industrial relations in Japan is of a number of very large firms providing extremely attractive working conditions for their happy and contented workforce. Norma Chalmers shows that there is in fact another, very different side to the picture, which occurs...

    Published May 3rd 1989 by Routledge