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Japan: The Precarious Future

Anne Allison


In Japan: The Precarious Future, a group of distinguished scholars of Japanese economics, politics, law, and society examine the various roads that might lie ahead for this East Asian nation. Will Japan face a continued erosion of global economic and political power, particularly as China’s outlook improves exponentially? Or will it find a way to protect its status as an important player in global affairs? Contributors explore issues such as national security, political leadership, manufacturing prowess, diplomacy, population decline, and gender equality in politics and the workforce, all in a ... More

Keywords: Contemporary Japan, East Asian politics, Japanese society

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Print publication date: 1953 Print ISBN-13: 9781479889389
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Allison, editor

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