Years of trial : Japan in the 1990s / edited with commentary by Masuzoe Yōichi.

Other Title:
Japan in the 1990s
Tokyo : Japan Echo Inc., ©2000.
371 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1989-.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-.
Economic history.
Social conditions.
Local subjects:
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1989-. (search)
Learning to operate government by coalition / Masuzoe Yoichi
Forces at work in the political shakeup / Kosaka Masataka
Unexpected partners move into power / Hayashi Kentaro
Obuchi administration / Masuzoe Yoichi
Ideological survey of Japan's national legislators / Kabashima Ikuo
Inside look at the defense guidelines review / Tanaka Hitoshi, Ina Hisayoshi
Obuchi diplomacy: how to follow a successful start / Tanaka Akihiko
Long and painful aftermath of the bubble / Masuzoe Yoichi
Maekawa plan for structural adjustment / Miyazaki Isamu
1993 watershed and the agenda for reform / Sakaiya Taichi
Asset inflation and the strained social fabric / Shimada Haruo
Making and breaking of a bubble economy / Uekusa Kazuhide
Japan's sheltered banks face the world / Gyohten Toyoo
Critical moment for Japanese management / Ushio Jiro, Ronald Dore
Putting Nissan back on track / Carlos Ghosen
Demise of the Japanese salaryman / Kusaka Kimindo.
Tears in the traditional fabric / Masuzoe Yoichi
Great Hanshin earthquake and dysfunctional Japan / Noda Nobuo
Aum Shinrikyo sounds the death knell of Japanese religion / Yamaori Tetsuo
Message from Japan's schoolgirl prostitutes / Kawai Hayao
Japanese society and the psychopath / Takamura Kaoru, Noda Masaaki
Problems among Japan's young / Iwao Sumiko
Crisis in the schools: a colloquium of the group of pro teachers / Group of Pro Teachers
Public pensions: replacing the tattered social safety net / Jinno Naohiko
Nursing care insurance system: its promise and its problems / Yashiro Naohiro
Elegy for Japan as a technological superpower / Sakurai Kiyoshi, Shimura Fumio
Global change and Japanese contributions / Masuzoe Yoichi
Signs of a new individualism / Yamazaki Masakazu
Clash of civilizations or cross-fertilization of civilizations? / Sato Seizaburo
Early modern Japan and the road not taken / Kawakatsu Heita
More animated than life: a critical overview of Japanese animated films / Sato Kenji
Evolution of console games / Tajiri Satoshi, Sato Masahiko
Another look at Edo culture: hints for the future / Masuzoe Yoichi
Selection of essays, most of which appeared in Japan Echo magazine between 1990 and 1999. The essays are full or partial translations of significant articles originally written for a Japanese audience and published in leading Japanese-language periodicals.
Includes bibliographical references.
Masuzoe, Yōichi, 1948-
Japan Echo Inc.
Other format:
Online version: Years of trial.
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