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Japanese economic development : theory and practice

Author: Penelope Francks
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This newly-revised, clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Francks
ISBN: 0415187370 9780415187374 0415187389 9780415187381
OCLC Number: 40840536
Description: xiv, 318 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface General Introduction Part I Development Strategy and the Role of the State 1. Introduction 2. The state and early industrialisation: The state and the economy in pre-industrial Japan; The Western impact and the adoption of the goal of industrialisation; Economic and industrial policy in the late nineteenth century; Early industrialisation and the role of the state: case studies 3. The state and the growth of the modern industrial sector: World War I and the drive for industrialisation and security; The aims and institutions of economic policy in the iner-wear period; The role of the state in twentieth-century industrialisation: case studies 4. Conclusion Part II Agriculture and Economic Development 5. Introduction 6. The macroeconomic role of agriculture in Japan's development: The 'Japanese model' of agriculture's role in development; Modifying the model 7. Technical change in pre-war agriculture: Land, labour and technology in Japanese agriculture; The spread of new technology 8. Industrialisation and the farm household: Industrialisation and the distribution of land: theories and interpretations; The changing economy of the farm household; Economic change and conflict in rural areas: the analysis of tenancy disputes 9. Conclusion Part III Industrialisation: Technology, Labour and the Industrial Structure in Japan's Development 10. Introduction 11. The acquisitiion of technology: Explaining the acquisistion of technology; Technology acquiustionjs and absorption in practice 12. The emergence of an industrial labour force: Women workers in the textile industries; Male workers in heavy industry 13. Industrialisation and the structure of industry: Migration, urbanisation and life in the informal sector during industrialisation; The economics of the small business sector; The institutions of industrial organisation 14. Conclusion General Conclusion Bibliography
Series Title: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series.
Responsibility: Penelope Francks.
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..."designed to appeal to students and scholars of development studies, politics and economics, and, of course, Japanese modern history."-"International Review of Administrative Sciences ""Japanese Read more...

 
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