No.2 November 1994
Contemporary Japanese Society



Focus: Contemporary Japanese Society

Round Table: Contemporary Japanese Society

Economics and Industry

Masahiro Kawai
Yen Internationalization
Nitta Michio
Industrial Relations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Law and Society

Stephan Salzberg
In a Dark Corner: Care for the Mentally Ill in Japan
Eric A. Feldman
AIDS in Japan: Politics, Policy and Law
Kim MiSook
Empty Exhortation: Japan's Equal Employment Legislation


Arthur Stockwin
Reforming Japanese Politics
Andrew DeWit
The Politics of Tax Reform and Fiscal Decentralization

Methods and Approaches

Osawa Mari
The Gender Revolution in Japanese Social Science
E.B. Keehn
Reductionism in Institutionalist Studies of Japan
Yul Sohn
Beyond Exceptionalism in the Study of Japanese Political Economy

Researching in Japan

Malcolm Falkus
Researching Asia from Japan
Mark Tilton
Using in-depth Interviews to find out how the Japanese Economy really works

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