By Rien T. Segers
Many humans within the West painting Japan as being mounted in its methods, and not able to alter, and as a result risking nationwide decline and foreign lack of status. besides the fact that, in reality, Japan is at the moment in an important transition interval, equivalent to the Meiji recovery of 1868 or the interval instantly after the second one international conflict. This transition interval comes with a mix of occasions and occasions that are tricky to interpret either for overseas in addition to family commentators and selection makers. during this e-book a number senior specialists from within Japan define the various huge adjustments presently occurring in a variety of fields, together with the economic climate, enterprise and expertise, politics, governance and diplomacy, and a variety of social concerns - the media, the location of ladies, nationalism and nationwide awareness, and faith. total, the ebook presents a corrective to lost Western and jap perspectives; it goals to redirect stereotyped brooding about modern Japan either within in addition to outdoor the rustic. additionally it supplies a precis review of up to date Japan, its present alterations and difficulties– briefly the interior tale of the second one most powerful nationwide economic system on this planet that's within the technique of primary re-engineering and with the intention to proceed to have a big impact globally going ahead.
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A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century: An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems (Routledge Contemporary Japan Series) by Rien T. Segers