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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Keidanren is a federation of leading industrial organisations such as the
automobile manufacturers ' association , the ... Second in importance , Nikkeiren (
Japan Federation of Employers ' Associations ) , has had the task of helping
control the ...
By the end of 1938 local police and companies had organised more than
nineteen thousand of such councils – “ patriotic industrial associations ' or
Sangyo Hokokukai – with three million members . 34 By the end of 1940 , some
two - thirds of ...
17 Shibagaki Kazuo , “ " Keizai shintaisei " to toseikai : sono rinen to genjitsu ' ( '
The economic new order ' and the control associations : their ideal and reality ) ,
in Tokyo Daigaku Shakai Kagaku Kenkyujo ( eds ) , Senji Nihon keizai , 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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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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