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Sources of Change

Ronald Dore

in Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240623
eISBN:
9780191696848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240623.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 2 lists four dominant features of Japanese capitalism, four dimensions which differ by degree from the Anglo–Saxon model: first, firms which on the ‘stakeholder’, ... More


Japanese Capitalism under Occupation

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter describes the destabilization of Japanese capitalism in 1945–46. By the time Japan surrendered on August 15, 1945, its industry was already in crisis. Production and distribution were ... More


Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Kumiko Nemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated women and the passage of legislation on gender ... More


Interlude (Deflation)

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the credit restriction program that was imposed under U.S. orders and directed by American Bankers Association president Joseph M. Dodge in 1949. Dodge launched this program ... More


Introduction

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the rise of a nonregular workforce in Japan. Around the middle of the first decade of the 2000s, nonregular workers were identified as a key group ... More


Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Joseph Schumpeter's conceptions of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative destruction have been hugely influential. He pioneered the study of economic development and of technological paradigm ... More


From Coordinated to Disorganized Capitalism in Japan

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the key changes that have been witnessed in Japan's political economy throughout the postwar period. In the 1970s, Japan experienced a slowing of gross domestic product (GDP) ... More


Conclusion

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This concluding chapter reflects on the trajectory of capitalism in Japan and the role of its precarious workers in that process. The key issues facing Japan are whether and how Japan's new labor ... More


Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Saori Shibata

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book details the new forms of workers' protest and opposition that have developed as Japan's economy has transformed over the past three decades and highlights their impact upon the country's ... More


Organized Labor and Social Conflict in Japan

Saori Shibata

in Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the development of the Japanese labor movement throughout the postwar period. With some exceptions, workers in Japan have been predominantly organized in unions that have had a ... More


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