3 edition of Institutions for change in Japanese society found in the catalog.
Institutions for change in Japanese society
by Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California in Berkeley
Written in English
|Statement||edited by George De Vos.|
|Series||Research papers and policy studies ;, 9|
|Contributions||De Vos, George A., University of California, Berkeley. Center for Japanese Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 244 p. :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||84080606|
History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. The peoples of the Jōmon period ( B.C.E. – B.C.E.) were Neolithic hunting-and-gathering the Yayoi period (ca. B.C.E. – ca. C.E.) extensive cultural contact with and migration from the Asian mainland occurred, and a society arose that was based on irrigated rice cultivation. first police state. In practice, however, Tokugawa institutions proved remarkably supple, with the result that Japan enjoyed a measure of social mobility, considerable economic growth, and a vibrant public sphere (though rarely overtly political). Tokugawa political institutions were the product of an extended period of civil Size: KB.
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Institutions for change in Japanese society. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George A De Vos; University of California, Berkeley.
Center for Japanese Studies. This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions. It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime employment, and the amakudari by: This book is quite an eye opener, providing insights and answers regarding Japanese society: why the LDP is so dysfunctional with so many old men at the helm; why the big corporations all work in the same manner; why it is very difficult for the foreigner to really penetrate into Japanese society (see Cartel of /5(21).
+ The Japanese society has changed since the book was written (in the 70s). based group formation, the ie, to explain macrostructures, the institutions of religion, education, politics and how such a society shapes various aspects of an individuals life ranging from friendship, family roles, social prestige etc.
This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions. It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime employment, and the amakudari system.
Japanese Society () is an analysis of the structure of Japanese society, written by Nakane main theme of the book is the working of what Nakane calls "the vertical principle" in Japanese society, which is a series of social relations between two individuals, one of whom is senior and one of whom is junior.
Nakane also formulates the criteria of 'attribute' and 'frame' to Author: Nakane Chie. of Japanese Culture and Society?. This chapter, taken from the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society, examines the vital role that cuisine plays in Japanese society. The Handbook provides a broad and comprehensive coverage of significant phenomena, institutions, and directions in Japan today, on issues ranging from gender and family, the environment.
Asia Japan's 'nationalist' school books teach a different view of history. As the nation marks the 72nd anniversary of its surrender at the end of World War II, there are still many here who. Japan is an extremely homogeneous society with non-Japanese, mostly Koreans and Chinese, making up only about 1% of the population.
The Japanese people are primarily the descendants of various peoples who migrated from Asia in prehistoric times; the dominant strain is N Asian or Mongolic, with some Malay and Indonesian admixture.
Japan - Japan - Government and society: Japan’s constitution was promulgated in and came into force insuperseding the Meiji Constitution of It differs from the earlier document in two fundamental ways: the principle of sovereignty and the stated aim of maintaining Japan as a peaceful and democratic country in perpetuity.
The emperor, rather than being the embodiment of all. In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for students of Japanese society, Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative.
In so doing he challenges the traditional notion that Japan comprises a uniform culture, and draws attention to its subcultural diversity and class competition. the cool new Ainu, the attraction of healing Okinawa, and changes among other Japanese minorities; a new role for Japanese fathers in child-rearing; This book will be invaluable to all students studying Japan.
It will also enlighten those travellers and business people wishing to gain an understanding of the Japanese by: This book explores the breadth and diversity of Japanese society, with chapters covering class, geographical and generational vari-ation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture, and the establishment.
Updates include an exploration of the ‘Cool Japan’ phenomenon and the explosion of Japanese culture Size: KB. This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions.
It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime employment, and the amakudari system. This book discusses both historical and international comparisons including Brand: Taylor And Francis.
01 Introduction to Social Institutions in Japan Introduction to the seminar topic, its organization within the module, expected requirements, the session schedule, and assignment of presentations. 02 Stability and Change in Capitalist Institutions in Japan Required Reading.
Book Description: Decentralized policy-making power in Japan had developed under the long reign of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). In thes, institutional changes were introduced, fundamentally altering Japan's modern political landscape. Books shelved as japanese-culture: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu.
The modern Japanese educational system was introduced immediately after the Meiji Restoration. The government set up elementary and Japan - Japan - Development of the modern system: Many educational institutions existed in Japan even in the feudal period preceding the Meiji Restoration ofa number of which had been subjected to Chinese cultural influences since ancient times.
Th is book is, in part, a second edition of an early book, Modern Japan (McGraw-Hill, ). It has been updated throughout, and several new chapters on earlier Japanese history have been added. As before, this book focuses on Japan, not because it is necessarily more important to be aware.
Jeff Kingston is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at the Japan Campus of Temple University.
He has written widely on modern Japanese history and Japan's relations with Asia, including the books Japan in Transformation – () and Japan's Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the 21st Century (). He has also edited Natural Disaster and. Edited by Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Professor of Japanese Studies, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, Jeroen Maesschalck, Professor of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, David Nelken, Distinguished Professor of Legal Institutions and Social Change, University of Macerata, Italy and Professor of Comparative and Transnational Law, King's College London, UK and Stephan Parmentier Cited by: 1.Emphasis placed in the four models of Japanese society 12 The Japanese self-images (–) 15 Fluctuations in the frameworks and analytical tools of Japanese studies in English-language publications 17 Four positions in the convergence debate 25 Similarities and differences in a four-person case 31File Size: KB.With a gallery, auditorium, library, and classroom space, the Society during the s and s expanded its programming to include groundbreaking exhibitions, sold-out performances of traditional and classical Japanese dance and music, major film series, a comprehensive language program, and a vibrant lecture series covering topics ranging from corporate and policy issues to Japanese popular .