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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Francks, Penelope, 1949-
Japanese economic development.
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781317811404 1317811402 9781315816692 1315816695 9781317811398 1317811399|
|Notes:||Structural change and conflict in rural areas.|
|Description:||1 online resource (305 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of boxes and tables; Series editors' foreword; Preface; Map 1: Japan, including major cities; Map 2: North East Asia at the time of the Japanese empire; 1 General introduction; Notes; PART I Japan's development path and the state; 2 Introduction: industrial revolutions, development paths and the state; Industrial revolutions and why they happen; Japan's development path in comparative perspective; Development strategy and the state; Annex: world comparative growth; Notes. 3 Growth before industrialisation: the Tokugawa economy and the stateThe Tokugawa state and economic change; Daimyo and development: economic policy at the local level; Assessing the Tokugawa economy; Annex: domain development policies in practice; Indigo in Tokushima; Paper in Tosa; Notes; 4 Industry, trade and the state in the Meiji period; The impact of the West and the Meiji Restoration; 'Getting the basics right': Meiji policy and the framework for industrialisation; Government finances and monetary policy; Human and financial capital formation; Trade strategy. 'Picking winners': policy at the micro levelThe economic bureaucracy; State investment and the government enterprises; Industrial promotion at the local level; Annex: case studies of the state and early industrialisation; Textiles; Shipping; Railways; Notes; 5 Internationalisation, imperialism and industrialisation: the state and the economy in the inter-war period; Japan and the global economy: macroeconomic policy in the inter-war period; Imperialism and development; Planning, industrial policy and the developmental state. Annex: case studies of the role of the state in pre-war industrial developmentIron and steel; Automobiles; Notes; PART II The rural economy in the development process; 6 Introduction: from the dual economy to rural-based development; The two-sector approach and the Japanese model of agriculture's role in development; 'More than the soil': the rural economy, proto-industrialisation and the 'industrious revolution'; 'Weapons of the weak', agricultural adjustment and the path of development; Notes; 7 Agriculture and economic growth; Agriculture and the growth of output. The sources of growth in Japanese agricultureRice cultivation in Japan; Land, labour and capital in Japanese agriculture; The development and diffusion of technical change: the Meiji Noho; Agriculture's contribution to industrialisation; Notes; 8 The rural household, the 'traditional' sector and the path of development; The household, the village and the market; The household and the growth of rural industry; Rural economic development in practice: textiles, fashion and rural manufacturing; Notes; 9 The rural problem: agriculture in the industrial economy.|
|Series Title:||Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies.|