Asian Studies Textbooks Catalog 2012

New Titles and Key Backlist

Japan: Business & Economics

  1. Japanese Economic Development

    Markets, Norms, Structures

    By Carl Mosk

    Japanese Economic Development presents three distinct approaches to understanding how and why Japan made the transition from a relatively low-income country mainly focused on agriculture to a high-income nation centered on manufacturing and services. In offering an eclectic account of Japan’s...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Arc of Japan's Economic Development

    By Arthur Alexander

    This core textbook is the definitive overview of the Japanese economy. It charts its history from the period before the Meiji restoration and its astonishing growth throughout the twentieth century before conducting a thorough analysis of the contemporary scene and the implications of the ongoing...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Changing Face of Japanese Management

    By Keith Jackson, Miyuki Tomioka

    Series: Working in Asia

    For many western managers the approach taken by successful Japanese organisations and their managers has tended to inspire awe, envy and incomprehension in equal measure. But what is so special about 'Japanese' management? And how 'special' is the response of Japanese managers to global business...

    Published August 27th 2003 by Routledge