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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See also Chapter 14 . A recent example is the proposed AIDS control law , which
places the doctors under no compulsion whatsoever . For an account of the
strong influence of the relevant LDP politicians over the ministry , see Inoguchi ...
33 Matsumoto Hitoshi , Koban no ura wa yami ( The Darkness behind the Police
Box ) , Daisan Shokan , 1987 , chapter 7 ; Ise Akifumi , Nippon keisatsu zankoku
monogatari ( The Inside Story of the Japanese Police ) , Eeru Shuppansha ...
For more on this seminal article , see Chapter 14 . 51 Murakami Yasusuke , ' The
age of new middle mass politics : the case of Japan ' , Journal of Japanese
Studies , Winter 1982 , pp . 29 – 72 . 13 Ritual and Intimidation 1 Chiho Jichi
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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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