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Heisei Yakuza—Burst Bubble and Bōtaihō

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Attempts to identify the effects of this law on the yakuza. Unfortunately the introduction of this law coincided with the bursting of Japan's economic bubble. Both these events have had a significant ... More


The Politico-Economic Context

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides a general overview of the evolution of Japan's political economy and signals some of the main changes from the emergence of the fiscal crisis in fiscal year 1975 to the ... More


Japanese Law

Hiroshi Oda

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.001.1
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This text contains the latest edition of this book. It covers the basis of the Japanese legal system, the civil code, business related laws, and other laws including criminal law and procedure, and ... More


The End of Showa and the End of the Bubble Economy

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter starts by discussing the end of the Showa era. It describes the idea of Showa, and the emperor and the war. The emperor's funeral and the bubble economy are also explained. There is ... More


A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries. General ... More


Cool Optimism

David Leheny

in Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The “Cool Japan” wave that began in 2001 has ebbed and flowed, with many continuing to extol the country’s success in global pop culture markets while others express concern that it has fallen behind ... More


Effects of Public Policies and Labor Market on the Fertility of Japanese Women: Analyses of Municipal Data

Seiritsu Ogura and Tamotsu Kadoda

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies Japan in terms of its fertility. Municipal data and the history of Japan’s fertility increase and decrease are analyzed. The fertility shock of 1990 and the collapse of the ... More


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