Japan, who governs? : the rise of the developmental state

Johnson, Chalmers, 1931-2010

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  • Creator Chalmers Johnson
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. New York : Norton, [1995] ©1995
  • Physical Details
    • 384 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780393037395, 0393037398
  • OCLC ocm30593917


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • La Serenissima of the east -- Social values and the theory of late economic development in East Asia -- Comparative capitalism: the Japanese difference -- Trade, revisionism, and the future of Japanese-American relations -- The foundations of Japan's wealth and power and why they baffle the United States -- Japan: who governs? an essay on official bureaucracy -- The reemployment of retired government -- Bureaucrats in Japanese big business -- Omote (explicit) and ura (implicit): translating Japanese political terms --
  • Tanaka Kakuei, structural corruption, and the advent of machine politics in Japan -- Puppets and puppeteers: Japanese political reform -- The patterns of Japanese relations with China, 1952-1982 -- Reflections on the dilemma of Japanese defense -- Rethinking Asia -- History restarted: Japanese-American relations at the end of the century
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