Eastern Industrialization and Its Effect on the West: With Special Reference to Great Britain and Japan

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Overview

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415218184
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Series: Japanese Economic History Series
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Synopsis ix
Introduction xix
I. Competition in World Markets 1
II. Japan 45
1. Brief History of Japanese Industrialization 45
2. Present Conditions 64
(a) National policy in its effects upon industrial development
(b) Distinctive features of industrial organization, finance, and labour
(c) Population, raw materials, and food-supplies
3. Japan's Industrial Future 152
III. China 181
1. Brief History of Chinese Industrialization 181
2. Government Policy Towards Industry 198
(a) National Industrial Policy
(b) General characteristics of labour and industry
(c) Chinese and foreign-owned factories
3. China's Industrial Future 228
IV. India 240
1. Brief History of Indian Industrialization 240
2. Present Conditions 252
(a) The organization and finance of large-scale industries and the role of foreign capital
(b) The industrial policy of the Government
(c) The cotton mill, and iron and steel industries
(d) Characteristics and problems of industrial labour
3. India's Industrial Future 292
(a) India's competitive position and industrial potentialities
(b) Political factors affecting India's industrial future
V. Great Britain 307
1. Historical Note on British Industrial Development in the Nineteenth Century 307
2. Post-War Conditions in the Exporting Industries 313
3. Reactions on the Social Structure: Unemployment and the 'Distressed Areas' 334
VI. The Effects of Eastern Industrialization Upon Trade Relationships in the British Commonwealth 346
Conclusions: an economist's comment 363
Bibliography 372
Index 379
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