This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan, published under the Japan Library imprint, brings together landmark writings by R.P. Dore, on Japanese society, politics and economics.

part |2 pages

Part I: Japanese Politics

chapter 1|13 pages

The Ethics of the New Japan

chapter 2|8 pages

Japanese Election Candidates in 1955

chapter 3|7 pages

Elitism and Democracy

chapter 4|12 pages

Japanese Bureaucracy

part |2 pages

Part II: Matters Agrarian and Japanese Social Structures

chapter 5|15 pages

The Meiji Landlord: Good or Bad?

chapter 9|6 pages

Learning and Life Chances in Japan

part |2 pages

Part III: International Society and Japan's Place in It

chapter 10|17 pages

The Prestige Factor in International Affairs

chapter 11|15 pages

The Internationalization of Japan

chapter 12|8 pages

War Guilt

part |2 pages

Part IV: The Japanese Economy

chapter 13|10 pages

Competition in Japanese Capitalism

chapter 14|8 pages

Stock Market Capitalism and its Diffusion

chapter 15|16 pages

Teasing Economists (Miscellaneous reviews)

part |2 pages

Part V: The World at Large

chapter 16|19 pages

Why Bother about our Grandchildren?

chapter 17|14 pages

Technical Change and Cultural Adaptation

chapter 18|15 pages

Trust and the Workings of Market Capitalism