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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:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this comprehensive study of recent Japanese history now includes the author's expert assessment of the effects of the earthquake and tsunami, including the political and environmental consequences of the Fukushima reactor meltdown. Fully updated to include a detailed assessment of the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunamiShows how the nuclear crisis at Fukushima was an accident  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kingston, Jeff, 1957-
Contemporary Japan.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2013
(DLC) 2012008958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Kingston
ISBN: 9781118315064 1118315065 9781118315033 1118315030 9781118315057 1118315057 1118315073 9781118315071
OCLC Number: 780415808
Description: 1 online resource.
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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