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Japan - Restless Competitor : The Pursuit of Economic Nationalism

By: Trevor, Dr Malcolm.
Contributor(s): Trevor, Malcolm.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Independence : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (562 p.).ISBN: 9781134278343.Subject(s): Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945- | Japan -- Economic policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Japan - Restless Competitor : The Pursuit of Economic NationalismDDC classification: 320.54095 LOC classification: HC462.95 .T74 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. A Crisis of Confidence; 2. Myths and Realities; 3. A 'New' Japan?; 4. Power Holders - The Iron Triangle; i. The bureaucrats: policy-makers and regulators; ii. Big business: work as national service; iii. The politicians: smoke-filled backrooms; 5. Will It Ever Change?; Figure: Yen to the dollar 1949 to 2000; Japanese Terms; References; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In this important new and controversial study about the nature and focus of the Japanese economic agenda, the author argues forcefully that the official mind-set of leading bureaucrats, top politicians and big business, makes it virtually impossible for the western industrialized world to do business on an equal footing. Put simply, it is a question of western free-market economics facing Japanese economic nationalism, which is, by its very nature, both an expansive and a protectionist ideology. <BR>International observers continue to ask is Japan changing?' or more forcefully, is Japan capabl
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. A Crisis of Confidence; 2. Myths and Realities; 3. A 'New' Japan?; 4. Power Holders - The Iron Triangle; i. The bureaucrats: policy-makers and regulators; ii. Big business: work as national service; iii. The politicians: smoke-filled backrooms; 5. Will It Ever Change?; Figure: Yen to the dollar 1949 to 2000; Japanese Terms; References; Bibliography; Index

In this important new and controversial study about the nature and focus of the Japanese economic agenda, the author argues forcefully that the official mind-set of leading bureaucrats, top politicians and big business, makes it virtually impossible for the western industrialized world to do business on an equal footing. Put simply, it is a question of western free-market economics facing Japanese economic nationalism, which is, by its very nature, both an expansive and a protectionist ideology. <BR>International observers continue to ask is Japan changing?' or more forcefully, is Japan capabl

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