Japanese Education Reform: Nakasone's Legacy

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Overview

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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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Notes on style
1 Introduction 1
2 Background 13
3 Nakasone as number one 28
4 'Healthy internationalism' 49
5 Traditionalism and control 78
6 'Liberalisation' and 'privatisation' 102
7 The individual 124
8 The social problems 149
9 United and successful: final conclusions 168
App. 1 Major events in Nakasone's life, education and Japan 174
App. 2 History and meaning of Hinomaru and Kimigayo 183
App. 3 Map of Japan 185
Glossary 186
Notes 188
Bibliography 200
Index 219
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