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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Second in importance, Nikkeiren (Japan Federation of Employers' Associations),
has had the task of helping control the labour movement and keeping the lid on
wage increases. The Keizai Doyukai (Committee for Economic Development) ...
In 1910 the Imperial Military Reserve Association was established. It was
followed in 1915 by the Greater Japan Youth Association, promoted by the
military elite, the Naimusho and the Ministry of Education. In 1926 military training
centres for ...
17 Shibagaki Kazuo, '"Keiiai shintaisei" to toseikai: sono rinen co genjitsu' l'The
economic new order' and the control associations: their ideal and reality), in
Tokyo Daigaku Shakai Kagaku Kenkyujo (eds), SenjtN \honkeiyai, Tokyo
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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