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The honne is strictly private, to be discussed and joked about over cups of sake.
Much maligned logic In any discussion of political and social circumstances, it is
logic that provides both steady points of reference and consistency. Its rules are ...
The dominating force there was Confucianism, a surrogate religion with roots in
social experience, and thus very suitable for Japanese power-holders.
Confucianist ethics were based on a very sophisticated understanding of human
Based mainly in the Naimusho, the bastion of the social-control bureaucrats, they
introduced new institutions and established stricter control over local
governments and the population via the neighbourhood associations of towns
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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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The Elusive State
An Inescapable Embrace
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