A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century: An Inside Overview by Rien T. Segers

By Rien T. Segers

Many humans within the West painting Japan as being mounted in its methods, and not able to alter, and for that reason risking nationwide decline and foreign lack of status. notwithstanding, actually, Japan is at the present in an important transition interval, akin to the Meiji recovery of 1868 or the interval instantly after the second one international struggle. This transition interval comes with a mix of occasions and events that are tricky to interpret either for international in addition to household commentators and determination makers. during this e-book quite a number senior specialists from within Japan define the various massive adjustments at present occurring in quite a lot of fields, together with the financial system, enterprise and expertise, politics, governance and diplomacy, and a variety of social concerns - the media, the location of ladies, nationalism and nationwide attention, and faith. total, the ebook presents a corrective to lost Western and japanese perspectives; it goals to redirect stereotyped brooding about modern Japan either inside of in addition to open air the rustic. additionally it supplies a precis evaluate of latest Japan, its present adjustments and difficulties– in brief the interior tale of the second one most powerful nationwide financial system on the planet that's within the technique of primary re-engineering and in an effort to proceed to have a big impact globally going ahead.

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