21st Century Japan: A New Sun Rising

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Black Rose Books Ltd., 2008 - 172 pages

During 2006, Trevor W. Harrison lived, worked, and traveled in Japan. Written on the cusp of several notable events that shook Japan while he was there, this work begins with an overview of Japan’s history and politics, from post-World War II up until the present day, then examines the reality of Japan’s geographic location within Asia, as well as its political and economic ties with the West.

Trevor W. Harrisonis a professor and chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, and editor ofReturn of the Trojan Horse: Alberta and the New World (Dis)Order.

 

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BEGINNINGS
3
THE FIRST TRANSFORMATION
13
THE SECOND TRANSFORMATION
44
JAPANS ORGANIC CRISIS
63
A THIRD TRANSFORMATION?
80
ARTICLES AND ANECDOTES
109
VENTURES IN HAIKU
151
Standings of the House of Representatives
158
Index
169
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Trevor Harrison is currently an associate professor at the University of Lethbridge and research director for the Parkland Institute, an Alberta-based think tank dedicated to examining public policy issues. He is the author of Of Passionate Intensity: Right-Wing Populism and the Reform Party of Canada and Requiem for a Lightweight: Stockwell Day and Image Politics.

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