The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence / Edition 1

The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence / Edition 1

by Gavan McCormack, Norma Field
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765607689

ISBN-13: 9780765607683

Pub. Date: 05/31/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work aims to show that Japan even at it's height of success, while the successful version of capitalism was blighted at it's core, being unsustainable. This revised edition features n introduction which gives an analysis of Japan's contemporary crisis.  See more details below

Overview

This work aims to show that Japan even at it's height of success, while the successful version of capitalism was blighted at it's core, being unsustainable. This revised edition features n introduction which gives an analysis of Japan's contemporary crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765607683
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/2001
Series:
Japan in the Modern World Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Revised Edition
Introduction to the Revised Edition
Photographs, Figures, Tables
Note on Japanese Names
Yen-Dollar Exchange Rate
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Tilting Toward the Millennium: Kobe and Beyond3
Pt. 1Political Economy
1The Construction State: The Pathology of the Doken Kokka25
2The Leisure State: Work, Rest, and Consumption78
3The Farm State: GATTing Japan113
Pt. 2Identity
4The Regional State: Asia and the Dilemmas of National Identity153
5The Peace State: Dilemmas of Power185
Pt. 3Memory
6Remembering and Forgetting: The War, 1945-95225
Concluding Remarks: Japan at Century's End287
Index299

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