Changing Japanese Business, Economy and Society: Globalization of Post-Bubble Japan

Changing Japanese Business, Economy and Society: Globalization of Post-Bubble Japan

by M. Nakamura (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781349520749
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/20/2004
Edition description: 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

JENNIFER CHAN-TIBERGHINEN Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
KEISUKE ENOKIDO School of Community and Regional Planning, Vancouver, Canada
KAZUHIRO HARAKAWA Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
KOZO HORIUCHI Faculty of Humanity and Environment, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
ETSUKO KATO Division of International Studies, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
TAKANOBU NAKAJIMA Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
ALICE NAKAMURA School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada
PITMAN POTTER Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, Canada
ATSUSHI SEIKE Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
SHUJIRO URATA School of Social Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
SINH VINH Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Canada
YOSHIHIKO WADA Faculty of Economics, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Nakamura PART 1: JAPANESE VIEWS ON GLOBALIZATION Ryotaro Shiba (1923-1996) and the Call for Meiji Values in a Global Age; S.Vinh Surviving a Globalized World: Lessons to be Learned from Japan's Problem-Solving Incapability; Y.Wada The Mind Roaming above the Ocean: Mental Health of Young Japanese Sojourners in Vancouver; E.Kato Okinawa after the Cold War and the Return of American Military Bases; K.Enokido PART 2: CHANGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND GLOBALIZATION Aging, Female and Foreign Workers, and Japanese Labour Markets: An International Perspective; A.Nakamura, M.Nakamura & A.Seike Gaijin (Foreign) Sumo Wrestlers Help Japanese Tradition to March on; T.Nakajima & K.Harakawa Gender as Intersectionality: Multiple Discrimination against Minority Women in Japan; J.Chan-Tiberghinen PART 3: POST-BUBBLE JAPANESE BUSINESS: ADJUSTING TO THE NEW ERA Why Does Japan Receive So Little Direct Investment from Abroad? S.Urata Japanese Society under Marketization and Globalization; T.Nakajima The Post-Bubble Japanese Business System and Globalization: Implications for Japanese Society; M.Nakamura & K.Horiuchi

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