Contemporary Japan History, Politics, and Social Change since the 1980s

ISBN-10: 1118315073

ISBN-13: 9781118315071

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Jeff Kingston

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The second edition of this comprehensive study of recent Japanese history now includes the author′s expert assessment of the effects of the earthquake and tsunami, including the political and environmental consequences of the Fukushima reactor meltdown.Fully updated to include a detailed assessment of the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunamiShows how the nuclear crisis at Fukushima was an accident waiting to happenIncludes detailed discussion of Japan′s energy policy, now in flux after the mishandling of the Fukushima crisisAnalyzes Japan′s ‘Lost Decades′, why jobs and families are less stable, environmental policies, immigration, the aging society, the US alliance, the imperial family, and the ′yakuza′ criminal gangsAuthoritative coverage of Japanese history over the last two decades, one of the country′s most tumultuous periods
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List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/13/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Series Editor's Preface
Transformations After World War
The Lost Decade
Risk and Consequences
Defusing the Demographic Time Bomb
Families at Risk
Jobs at Risk
Politics and Consequences
Contemporary Politics
Security and the Peace Constitution
War Memory and Responsibility
Environment and Disaster
Environmental Issues
3/11: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis
Institutions at Risk
The Imperial Family
Further Reading
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