Contemporary Japan (Innbundet)

History, Politics and Social Change Since the 1980s

Serie: Blackwell History of the Contemporary World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 324
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell History of the Contemporary World
ISBN/EAN: 9781405191944
Omtale: Contemporary Japan
Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change sincethe 1980s presents a comprehensive examination of the causes ofthe Japanese economic bubble in the late 1980s and thesocio-political consequences of the recent financial collapse. * Represents the only book to examine in depth the turmoil ofJapan since Emperor Hirohito died in 1989, the Cold War ended, andthe economy collapsed * Provides an assessment of Japan's dramatic political revolutionof 2009 * Analyzes how risk has increased in Japan, undermining the senseof security and causing greater disparities in society * Assesses Japan's record on the environment, the consequences ofneo-liberal reforms, immigration policies, the aging society, theUS alliance, the Imperial family, and the 'yakuza' criminalgangs * Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE

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