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Contemporary Japan : history, politics, and social change since the 1980s

Author: Jeff Kingston
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Series: History of the contemporary world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this comprehensive study of recent Japanesehistory now includes the author's expert assessment of the effectsof the earthquake and tsunami, including the political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Kingston
ISBN: 9781118315071 1118315073
OCLC Number: 778423624
Description: ix, 313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Introduction --
Transformations after WW II --
The Lost Decade --
Part II. Risk and Consequence --
Defusing the Demographic Time Bomb --
Families at Risk --
Jobs at Risk --
Part III. Politics and Consequences --
Contemporary Politics --
Security and the Peace Constitution --
Immigration --
War Memory and Responsibility --
Part IV. Environment and Disaster --
Environmental Issues --
3/11 : Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis --
Part V. Institutions at Risk --
The Imperial Family --
Yakuza --
Part V. Postscript --
Prospects --
Glossary.
Series Title: History of the contemporary world.
Responsibility: Jeff Kingston.

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