Japanese Education Reform: Nakasone's Legacy

Japanese Education Reform: Nakasone's Legacy

by Christopher P. Hood
     
 

ISBN-10: 041523283X

ISBN-13: 9780415232838

Pub. Date: 04/05/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This study challenges the contention that Japan's economic system is stunted by an inability, or perhaps even an incapacity, to change. This study challenges these contentions and examines the reform policies implemented by Prime Minister Nakasone during the 1980s.

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This study challenges the contention that Japan's economic system is stunted by an inability, or perhaps even an incapacity, to change. This study challenges these contentions and examines the reform policies implemented by Prime Minister Nakasone during the 1980s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415232838
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/05/2001
Series:
Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Notes on style
1Introduction1
2Background13
3Nakasone as number one28
4'Healthy internationalism'49
5Traditionalism and control78
6'Liberalisation' and 'privatisation'102
7The individual124
8The social problems149
9United and successful: final conclusions168
App. 1Major events in Nakasone's life, education and Japan174
App. 2History and meaning of Hinomaru and Kimigayo183
App. 3Map of Japan185
Glossary186
Notes188
Bibliography200
Index219

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