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  1. Waste and Recycling

    Theory and Empirics

    By Takayoshi Shinkuma, Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    As "business as usual" has become the mantra of today's world, it's unlikely to see a decrease in hazardous waste generated from greater economic growth. Written by renowned experts, the book suggests a solution, supported by theoretical arguments to this waste problem. The book discusses how main...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Broadband Economics

    Lessons from Japan

    By Takanori Ida

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Japan's high-speed Internet access services such as ADSL, CATV Internet and FTTH are considered the cheapest and fastest state-of-the-art services drawing international attention. In this book the author introduces the current status of broadband services in Japan and their recent development...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Miraculous Growth and Stagnation in Post-War Japan

    Edited by Koichi Hamada, Keijiro Otsuka, Gustav Ranis, Ken Togo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This volume examines different aspects of the Japanese experience in a comparative context. There is much here of relevance to contemporary developing countries anxious to initiate the experience of miraculous growth and anxious to avoid the subsequent stagnation. Such issues of the role of...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Japan's 'Lost Decade'

    Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change

    Edited by W. Miles Fletcher III, Peter W. von Staden

    Understanding the 'lost decade' of the 1990s is central to explaining Japan today. Following a period of record high growth, the chronic downturn after 1990 raised fundamental questions about the course of the world's third largest economy. This crisis also presented Japan with the opportunity for...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Systemic Changes in the German and Japanese Economies

    Convergence and Differentiation as a Dual Challenge

    Edited by Werner Pascha

    Should Japan and Germany strive to restructure their institutional fabric and arrangements to make them more similar to Anglo-American standards? Where will systemic change lead? This book offers fresh insights by collecting Japanese and German contributions to this scholarly discussion both from...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Small Firms and Innovation Policy in Japan

    Edited by Cornelia Storz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This new book discusses the extent to which the Japanese economy encourages entrepreneurship and innovation. Although Japan has a strong reputation as an innovator, some people argue that this reputation is misplaced. Contrary to earlier expectations, the USA rather than Japan emerged as the...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Japanese Political System

    The Liberal Democratic Party and the Ministry of Finance

    By Harumi Hori

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan’s political stability was shattered after the general election of July 1993 when the conservative Liberal Democratic Party’s thirty-eight year domination ended in defeat. This book examines the impact the 1993 general election had on Japanese politics. Although the LDP regained the position...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Labour Contracts and Labour Relations in Early Modern Central Japan

    By Mary Louise Nagata

    Series: Changing Labour Relations in Asia

    Based on a collection of labour contracts and other documents, this book examines the legal, economic and social relations of labour as they developed in the commercial enterprises of Tokugawa Japan. The urban focus is Kyoto, the cultural capital and smallest of the three great cities of the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Globalizing Regional Development in East Asia

    Production Networks, Clusters, and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Henry Wai-chung Yeung

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Significant historical and geographical differences account for the many processes and trajectories of regional development in East Asia. These historical and geographical specificities in East Asia have prompted serious re-examination of existing theories in regional development, and in particular...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge