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Japan's Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the Twenty-First Century

Kingston, Jeff

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ISBN 10: 0415274826 / ISBN 13: 9780415274821
Published by Curzon Pr, 2004
Condition: Very Good
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Title: Japan's Quiet Transformation: Social Change ...

Publisher: Curzon Pr

Publication Date: 2004

Book Condition:Very Good

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The 1990s have been termed as 'Japan's lost decade' to describe how the phenomenal growth in the Japanese economy ground to a halt and the country was crippled by enormous and ongoing political, economic and social problems. In responding to these unprecedented difficulties, wide-ranging reforms have been adopted including NPO, information disclosure and judicial reform legislation. Controversially, this book argues that such reforms are creating a more robust civil society and demonstrate that Japan is far more dynamic than is generally recognized.

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Jeff Kingston is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan, and has written over 200 book reviews for Japan Times.

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