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Science, Technology and Society in Contemporary Japan (Contemporary Japanese Society) Paperback

ISBN-13: 978-0521654258 ISBN-10: 0521654254

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"...the book clearly has value as an introductory work for those new to the extant literature on Japanese political economy, business, and related subject areas and, in addition, to specialists who want a handy reference work when dealing with S&T-related topics." Journal of Japanese Studies

"The book is completely accessible for readers who are not specialists on Japan but are interested in science, technology, and society generally.... the book succeeds as an introduction to the protagonists and their points of view in Japanese S&T." Isis

"The authors of this provocative and knowledgeable book have succeeded admirably in their aim of raising the level of analysis of Japanese science and technology." Technology and Culture

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This book explores the relationship between science, technology and Japanese society, examining how it has contributed to economic growth and national well-being. It presents a synthesis of recent debates by juxtaposing competing views about the role and direction of science, technology and medical care in Japan. Topics discussed include government policy, the private sector, communication, quality control, the aerospace industry, the environment, medical care, and the role of gender. This is an ideal introductory text for students.

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