A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century: An Inside Overview by Rien T. Segers PDF

By Rien T. Segers

Many humans within the West painting Japan as being mounted in its methods, and not able to alter, and for this reason risking nationwide decline and foreign lack of status. notwithstanding, in reality, Japan is at this time in an important transition interval, similar to the Meiji recovery of 1868 or the interval instantly after the second one global struggle. This transition interval comes with a mix of occasions and occasions that are tough to interpret either for international in addition to family commentators and choice makers. during this e-book quite a number senior specialists from inside of Japan define the various enormous alterations presently happening in a variety of fields, together with the economic system, enterprise and know-how, politics, governance and diplomacy, and a variety of social matters - the media, the placement of girls, nationalism and nationwide recognition, and faith. total, the booklet offers a corrective to lost Western and japanese perspectives; it goals to redirect stereotyped considering modern Japan either inside of in addition to outdoor the rustic. furthermore it provides a precis evaluation of latest Japan, its present alterations and difficulties– briefly the interior tale of the second one most powerful nationwide economic system on the earth that's within the means of basic re-engineering and in an effort to proceed to have a huge effect globally going ahead.

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