Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change Since the 1980s - Blackwell History of the Contemporary World (Hardback)Jeff Kingston (author)
Hardback 324 Pages / Published: 23/07/2010
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Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change sincethe 1980s presents a comprehensive examination of the causes ofthe Japanese economic bubble in the late 1980s and thesocio-political consequences of the recent financial collapse. * Represents the only book to examine in depth the turmoil ofJapan since Emperor Hirohito died in 1989, the Cold War ended, andthe economy collapsed * Provides an assessment of Japan's dramatic political revolutionof 2009 * Analyzes how risk has increased in Japan, undermining the senseof security and causing greater disparities in society * Assesses Japan's record on the environment, the consequences ofneo-liberal reforms, immigration policies, the aging society, theUS alliance, the Imperial family, and the 'yakuza' criminalgangs * Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 324
Weight: 602 g
Dimensions: 241 x 159 x 24 mm
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