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Japan: Who Governs?

The Rise of the Developmental State

by Chalmers A. Johnson

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages388
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Open LibraryOL7456822M
ISBN 100393314502
ISBN 109780393314502

organizational structures • Japan and Germany are still the world’s 2nd and 3rd largest economies • In the ’s the US was extremely concerned about competition from Japan and Germany • This is when Piore/Sabel and Ouchi’s books were written.


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