Why Japan Can't Reform: Inside the System by S. CarpenterWhy Japan Can't Reform: Inside the System by S. Carpenter

Why Japan Can't Reform: Inside the System

byS. Carpenter

Hardcover | October 9, 2008

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An examination of the elements explicit to the Japanese post war governing system that enable the national ministries to extend their administrative authority over the political economy. It argues that the insular model defies structural reform and prevents the implementation of economic and social policies that can resolve socio-economic problems.
SUSAN CARPENTER is a lecturer in International Business and Director of MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets at the University of Edinburgh Business School. She has worked for Japanese businesses and government-supported organizations in Japan and the U.S.A. She published Special Corporations and the Bureaucracy in 2003.
Title:Why Japan Can't Reform: Inside the SystemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:170 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:October 9, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220703

ISBN - 13:9780230220706

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Table of Contents

Foreword Acknowledgements Acronyms and Abbreviations Why Japan Can't Reform: inside the system PART I: THE SYSTEM Introduction The Development of the System The Elite Bureaucracy: the image of reform Amakudari: the ties that binds the bureaucracy with the private and public sectors and politics Interpersonal Networks in the 'Ruling Triad' PART II INSIDE THE SYSTEM The Elite Bureaucracy: prisoners of the system The Interviews Conclusion Bibliography