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Author Kingston, Jeff, 1957-

Title Contemporary Japan : history, politics, and social change since the 1980s / Jeffrey Kingston

Publ Info Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  DS891 .K538 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  DS891 .K538 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DS891 .K538 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DS891 .K538 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DS891 .K538 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 313 pages : map ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series History of the contemporary world
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: transformations after World War II -- The lost decade -- Defusing the demographic time bomb -- Families at risk -- Jobs at risk -- Contemporary politics -- Security and the peace constitution -- Environmental issues -- Immigration -- War memory and responsibility -- The imperial family -- Yakuza -- Prospects
Note 'Contemporary Japan' presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of the Japanese economic bubble in the late 1980s and the socio-political consequences of the recent financial collapse
LC subject Japan -- History -- Heisei period, 1989-
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1989-
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1989-
ISBN 9781405191944 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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9781405191937 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405191937 (pbk. : alk. paper)