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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Dentsu is the major instrument for determining the quality of Japan ' s daily
entertainment , and it has managed to reduce nearly everything to the lowest
common denominator . Though institutions producing minddeadening
entertainment exist ...
One landing spot for Dentsu personnel is Video Research Company , the rating
agency that assesses the popularity of TV programmes . Set up by Dentsu in
1962 , two years after the US firm Nielsen introduced the TV programme rating ...
30 Tahara Soichiro , Dentsu , Asahi Shimbunsha , 1984 , p . 69 . 31 Ibid . , p . 61 .
32 Suetsugu Seiji , ' Dentsu ni yoru masukomi sosa : sono haikei to konnichiteki
yakuwari ' ( Dentsu ' s manoeuvring of the mass media : its background and ...
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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 Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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