The Resource Japan, Paul Norbury, (electronic resource)

Japan, Paul Norbury, (electronic resource)

Label
Japan
Title
Japan
Statement of responsibility
Paul Norbury
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Japan is at a crossroads. The postwar economic miracle that brought it unprecedented development and prosperity is over. Since the publication of the first Culture Smart! guide, it has been overtaken by China as the world's second-largest economy. The balance of power in Asia has shifted and new players are entering the field. Loss of influence abroad, economic pressure at home, and the problems posed by a rapidly aging population present a real challenge to Japan's orderly and harmonious way of life, and to the very sense the Japanese have of themselves as a nation "apart." Traditional Japanese culture-based on a consensus-driven philosophy and underpinned by many protocols-is threatened by job insecurity, a growing class divide, and disillusionment with political leaders. But all is not lost. Japan is still a major economic power and cultural trendsetter, and the Japanese have a genius for innovation. The younger generation is open to change, women have a new confidence, and the country's technical and scientific research capability is as good as it gets. There is a growing ecological awareness that may well translate into new forms of eco-friendly industries. No one can predict how Japan will rise to the challenge, or what effect the changes will have on how people live, think, and behave. Paul Norbury's revised and updated edition of Culture Smart! Japan will guide you through a shifting cultural maze, and help you make your visit to this important, dynamic, and creative society a rich and mutually rewarding experience
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Midwest
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Norbury, Paul
Dewey number
915.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Culture smart!
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  • Electronic books
  • Japan
  • National characteristics, Japanese
  • Etiquette
  • Business etiquette
Target audience
adult
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Japan, Paul Norbury, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11746856
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781857336153
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11746856
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Japan, Paul Norbury, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11746856
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781857336153
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11746856
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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