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 Mobilization of Savings for Investment

Young‐Iob Chung

in Korea under Siege, 1876-1945: Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178302
eISBN:
9780199783557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178300.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the mobilization of the savings/resources of both foreign and domestic sources for investment in both the public and private sectors. The foreign sources of resources/savings ... More


Fiscal Survival and Financial Revival: Possible Futures for the Japanese Economy

Saori N. Katada and Gene Park

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Japan has the highest gross public debt in the industrialized world. Private financial institutions and the central bank–the Bank of Japan–have helped the government finance its debt over the years. ... More


The Background of the Trial

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Tokyo IMT cannot be understood without some grasp of the internal politics of pre-war Japan and their impact on Japan's foreign relations up to and during to the Asia-Pacific War. With an ... More


Drug Operations by Resident Japanese in Tianjin

Motohiro Kobayashi and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0033
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the activities of outsiders, Japanese and Koreans, who plied the drug trade later in the nineteenth century in the port city of Tianjin. It explains that the profitability of ... More


The Theory and Practice of Malariology in Colonial Taiwan

Liu Shiyung

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights the three themes of the Japanese anti-malaria campaign — modern malariology, treatment, and environmental improvements — in a review of the history of Japanese malaria control ... More


Three Puffs on a Cigarette: General Miura Gorō and the Assassination of Queen Min

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the murder of Queen Min of Korea by Japanese Lieutenant General Miura Gorō in 1895. On October 8, 1895, a group of Japanese officers, policemen, and civilians broke into the ... More


Conclusion

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains the emergence of the Japanese electrical goods industry, and explains that this industrial growth was part of a continuum stretching back to the beginning of Japan's modern ... More


Legends of Government Guidance

J. Mark Ramseyer

in The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226532707
eISBN:
9780226532721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532721.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines “legends” about Japanese government guidance to businesses. It reviews literature on the power of the Japanese government and outlines how Japanese courts treat bureaucratic ... More


Colonial Project, National Game: A History of Baseball in Taiwan

Andrew Morris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262799
eISBN:
9780520947603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This cultural history of baseball in Taiwan traces the game's social, ethnic, political, and cultural significance since its introduction on the island more than one hundred years ago. Introduced by ... More


Introduction

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main findings. First, it demonstrates that the Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) enabled the Japanese government to run a distinctive neoclassical ... More


The Japanese Institute of Pacific Relations and the Kellogg-Briand Pact: The Activities and Limitations of Private Diplomacy

Michiko Ito

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Japanese perspectives on and reactions to the signing of the Kellogg–Briand Pact. Japan was one of the first fifteen nations that signed the pact without any reservations. ... More


Japan and Korea in Central Asia: Economic Observations

Edward J. Lincoln

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of Japan and Korea in Central Asia. As large advanced economies, both countries certainly have the potential to be markets for Central Asian states as well as sources ... More


Despair and Defiance

Franklin Odo

in Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Sugar plantation work in this early period, into the 1930s, was harsh and unprotected by unions or effective legal enforcement. Field overseers were demanding and sometimes cruel. Picture brides who ... More


Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Liquidity Trap: The Japanese Experience 1999–2004

Mitsuru Iwamura, Takeshi Kudo, and Tsutomu Watanabe (eds)

in Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378978
eISBN:
9780226379012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379012.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter employs both theoretical and empirical tools to examine Japanese macroeconomic stabilization over the past five years. The role of fiscal policy in a liquidity trap is reviewed. It is ... More


Uses of Media Culture, Usefulness of Media Culture Studies: Beyond Brand Nationalism into Public Dialogue

Koichi Iwabuchi

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writer of this chapter critically examines the recent development of “brand nationalism” in the context of the Japanese government's growing interest in recent times in using media culture for ... More


Communication: Constructing the Earthquake as a National Tragedy

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Japanese government and media instilled into the populace the culture of renewal and reconstruction needed to form a true modern, imperial capital. Political leaders ... More


Aftermath: The Ordeal of Restoration and Recovery

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recalls the steps taken by the Japanese government to bring back order to Tokyo right after the Great Kantō Earthquake. Aware that the unprecedented disaster required an equally ... More


Balancing Fiscal Policy, Industrialization, and Distributive Politics, 1953–1970

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter covers the period from 1953 to 1970, during which the Japanese government embraced the budget restraint that had been imposed by the American Occupation and then deployed the Fiscal ... More


Moving for a Better Life (1921–1937)

Steve Rabson

in The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835347
eISBN:
9780824871772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835347.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter follows a growing exodus from Okinawa in order to escape the hardships that emerged after World War I. Even before the collapse of sugar prices in 1921 devastated Okinawa's economy, ... More


The Primary Connection: Music and Education

Bonnie C. Wade

in Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 1 with Chapter 2 focuses on the environment within Japanese musical modernity that is comprised of infrastructures in four spheres of activity--education and the government, industry and ... More


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