The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
In this brilliantly authoritative book, Karel van Wolferen unravels the confusions and misperceptions the West has about Japan and can no longer afford to maintain.
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33 Matsumoto Hitoshi, Koban no ura wa yami lThe Darkness behind the Police
Boxl, Daisan Shokan, 1987, chapter 7; Ise Akifumi, Nippon keisatsu zankoku
rrumogaiari lThe Inside Story of the Japanese Policel, Eeru Shuppansha, 1985, ...
9 And that after alteady having been significantly 'adjusted' to actual practices.
See Chapter 5. See also Yamamura Koio, Economic Policy m Postwar Japan.
University of California Press, 1967, chapters 4, 5. 10 John BowIe, Western
50 Jiyuminshu Henshubu, '1985 nen taisei e no tembo' (Perspectives for the
1985 systeml, Jiyuminshu, January 1982, p. 228. For more on this seminal article,
see Chapter 14, 51 Murakami Yasusuke, 'The age of new middle mass politics:
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