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  1. State Formation, Property Relations, & the Development of the Tokugawa Economy (1600-1868)

    By Grace Kwon

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Before the late 1960s, Japan historians characterized the Early Modern Japanese economy in waht are typical feudal terms. Considered backward and stagnant, it was argued that the economy eventually collapsed under the weight of its own internal limitations. This narrative has given way in the past...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Japan's Identity and International Role

    Tradition and Change in Japan's Foreign Policy

    By Susanne Klien

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This paper presents a study of Japan's international role with a special focus on its historical evolution. To that end, the following three pillars lay the necessary theoretical foundations: one, the notions of historical and political identity and a discussion of the ambivalent shapes they have...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Struggle For National Survival

    Chinese Eugenics in a Transnational Context, 1896-1945

    By Yuehtsen Juliette Chung

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This dissertation is a historical investigation of the relationship between science and society through the comparative study of eugenics movements as they developed in both Japan and China from the 1890's to the 1940's....

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Trifurcating Miracle

    Corporations, Workers, Bureaucrats, and the Erosion of Japan's National Economy

    By Satoshi Ikeda

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Third Delight

    Internationalization of Higher Education in China

    By Rui Yang

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Development Strategy of Self-Reliance (Juche) and Rural Development in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

    By Phillip Hookon Park

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This dissertation investigates some of the possible causes for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) dramatic economic setbacks that began in the early 1990s. Since the DPRK has been at the brink of famine since 1997, the focus of this study has been devoted to the DPRK's agricultural...

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Changes in the Permanent Employment System in Japan, 1982-1997

    By Yukari Matsuzuka

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This study hypothesizes that the permanent employment system in Japan declined during the country's economic downturn in the 1990's. Contrary to expectation, the study finds that employment duration did not decrease, but increased especially for older workers in larger firms....

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Opening the Doors

    Immigration, Ethnicity, and Globalization in Japan

    By Betsy Teresa Brody

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Using qualitative research methods and evidence gathered from interviews, this work explores and highlights contradictions between Japanese immigration and immigrant policies as they relate to ethnic Japanese "returnees."...

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Studying the Enemy

    Japan Hands in Republican China and Their Quest for National Identity, 1925-1945

    By Christiane Reinhold

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Unlike the majority of contemporary scholarly works that examine Sino-Japanese relations between 1925 and 1945, this study de-emphasizes the story of conflict and war in favor of one that revolves around the way in which the Chinese intellectually encountered the "enemy", the Japanese....

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Ethnicity and Market Forces

    Observations of Ethnic Chinese in Korea

    By Sheena Choi

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

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