On The Move In Japan

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On The Move In Japan

Author : Scott Rutherford
ISBN : 4900737143
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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English words and phrases are given in romanized Japanese as well as Japanese script.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Asia On The Move

Author : Mely Caballero-Anthony
ISBN : 9784889071450
Genre : Political Science
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Globalization has led to a surge in crossborder migration, and the population of international migrants in East Asia has more than doubled over the past two decades. Today, governments in the region are grappling with these expanding and increasingly complex flows of people as well as the human security challenges that they bring, but as a result, they too often overlook the potential opportunities that accompany skillfully managed migration. In this volume, experts from "sending" and "receiving" countries in Asia outline current trends in China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia; analyze existing government efforts to manage migration; and explore the unique role that nongovernmental organizations can play in helping to protect migrants and to harness migration to the benefit of the region.
Category: Political Science

Media On The Move

Author : Daya Kishan Thussu
ISBN : 9781134325894
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Media on the Move provides a critical analysis of the dynamics of the international flow of images and ideas. This comes at a time when the political, economic and technological contexts within which media organisations operate are becoming increasingly global. The surge in transnational traffic in media products has primarily benefited the major corporations such as Disney, AOL, Time Warner and News Corporation. However, as this book argues, new networks have emerged which buck this trend: Brazilian TV is watched in China, Indian films have a huge following in the Arab world and Al Jazeera has become a household name in the West. Combining a theoretical perspective on contra-flow of media with grounded case studies into one up-to-date and accessible volume, Media on the Move provides a much-needed guide to the globalization of media, going beyond the standard Anglo-American view of this evolving phenomenon.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

History For The Ib Diploma Paper 1 The Move To Global War

Author : Allan Todd
ISBN : 9781107556287
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Comprehensive second editions of History for the IB Diploma Paper 1, revised for first teaching in 2015. This coursebook covers Paper 1, Prescribed Subject 3: The Move to Global War of the History for the International Baccalaureate Diploma syllabus for first assessment in 2017. Tailored to the requirements of the IB syllabus and written by experienced IB History examiners and teachers, it offers authoritative and engaging guidance through the following two case studies: Japanese expansion in East Asia (1931-1941) and German and Italian expansion (1933-1940).
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Food Identities At Home And On The Move

Author : Raul Matta
ISBN : 9781000185768
Genre : Social Science
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How does food restore the fragmented world of migrants and the displaced? What similar processes are involved in challenging, maintaining or reinforcing divisions between groups coexisting in the same living place? Food Identities at Home and on the Move examines how ‘home’ is negotiated around food in the current worldwide context of uncertainty, mobility and displacement. Drawing on empirical approaches to heritage, identity and migration studies, the contributors analyse the relationship between food and the various understandings of home and dwelling. With case studies on sushi around the world, food as heritage in the Afghan diaspora and Mexican foodways in Chicago, these chapters offer novel readings on the convergence of food and migration studies, the anthropology of space and place and the field of mobility by focusing on how entangled stories of food and home are put on display for constructing the present and imagining the future.
Category: Social Science

Food On The Move

Author : Harlan Walker
ISBN : 9780907325796
Genre : Cookbooks
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The Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery has been held annually since 1981. This volume of more than 40 essays presented in 1996 includes pieces on food suitable for travelling, food written about by travel writers and travellers, and food that has itself travelled from its place of origin. The topics range from the domestication of western food in Japan, cooking on board ship in the 17th and 18th centuries, the transmission of the Arabic culinary tradition to medieval England, the influence of travel writers on modern Australian cooking, and the travels of the peanut.
Category: Cookbooks

Europe S Automotive Industry On The Move

Author : Oliver Heneric
ISBN : 9783790816440
Genre : Business & Economics
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The automotive industry is a major pillar of the modern global economy and one of Europe’s key industries. There can hardly be any doubt about the important role of this sector as an engine for employment, growth and innovation in Europe, and there are crucial challenges and opportunities ahead. The authors shed light on a broad range of issues – globalisation and restructuring, trade and foreign direct investment, innovation, regulation, and industry policy – and put a special focus on the new member states. While change may be inevitable, progress is not. This book shall serve as a map to all stakeholders: business executives and policy makers, investors and scholars.
Category: Business & Economics

Money On The Move

Author : Robert Solomon
ISBN : 1400822858
Genre : Business & Economics
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The international monetary system has changed radically in the last twenty years. Capital, information, goods, and services move around the globe with unprecedented ease. Countries from the former communist bloc have joined the system. Europe is on the verge of monetary union. Financial crises in East Asia and Mexico have rocked the world economy. In this book, Robert Solomon--author of the definitive history of the monetary order between 1945 and 1981--presents the first comprehensive history of these and other aspects of this revolution in international finance. Authoritative, accessible, and elegantly written, the book will be indispensable for anyone who wishes to understand how today's international monetary system works. Solomon begins with the spectacular rise and subsequent decline of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar in the 1980s. He covers the debt crisis of developing countries in the 1980s. He explores the shift from central planning to market economies in many countries in the 1990s and explains the origins, implications, and problems of the move to a single European currency. Solomon examines in detail the striking increase in the mobility of capital--paying particular attention to the costs and benefits for developing countries, and to the role of capital mobility in the Mexican crisis of 1994 and the Asian crisis that began in 1997. In the book's final chapter, Solomon provides an overview of the international monetary system and considers how it might evolve in the future. In this section, he focuses on the key subjects of balance-of-payments adjustments, supply of reserves, and stability. He also evaluates a variety of much-debated policy instruments, including inflation targeting, currency boards, target zones for exchange rates, free-floating exchange rates, the Tobin tax, macroeconomic policy coordination, and special drawings rights. Throughout, Solomon relates developments in the international monetary system to macroeconomic conditions in the countries involved--arguing that it is impossible to understand one without understanding the other. As a clear, thorough, and unusually perceptive account of global finance and monetary economics in the late twentieth century, Money on the Move will be vital reading for economists, policymakers, and general readers.
Category: Business & Economics

God S People On The Move

Author : vanThanh Nguyen
ISBN : 9781630877514
Genre : Religion
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On the highways and byways of every continent, hundreds of millions of immigrants are constantly on the move. Because of growing inequalities of wealth caused by unregulated economic globalization, political and ethnic conflicts, environmental degradation, instant communication, and viable means of transportation, more and more people are migrating than ever before. Crossing international borders, whether compelled or voluntarily, is a major characteristic of our present epoch. No countries or regions are immune from this reality. Facing the growing scope, complexity and impact of the current worldwide phenomenon, God's People on the Move seeks to develop appropriate biblical and missiological responses to the issue of human migration and dislocation. The book is divided into two major sections. Part one, "Biblical Perspectives on Migration and Mission," contains six essays that focus on various biblical themes or texts that deal with migration and mission. Part two, "Contemporary Issues of Migration and Mission," contains six essays that address different immigration issues around the world. The contributors to this volume are women and men from different ethnic backgrounds, working and living on five continents. The internationality of the contributors gives this volume a unique global perspective on migration and mission.
Category: Religion

Case Studies On Human Rights In Japan

Author : Roger Goodman
ISBN : 9781134243136
Genre : Social Science
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Japanese society is often referred to as an example of a homogeneous culture moderated by an ethos of groupism. Yet often enough homogeneity is its own worst enemy as norms are required and enforced at the centre of power to the detriment of individual and human rights.
Category: Social Science

Japan S International Relations

Author : Glenn D. Hook
ISBN : 0415240972
Genre : History
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This detailed and lucid volume is an essential resource for students of Asian Studies and International Politics.
Category: History

On The Move To Meaningful Internet Systems Otm 2008

Author : Zahir Tari
ISBN : 9783540888727
Genre : Computers
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the second covering the issues of security in complex Internet-based information systems. Eachof these ?ve conferencesencouragesresearchersto treattheir respective topics within a framework that incorporates jointly (a) theory, (b) conceptual design and development, and (c) applications, in particular case studies and industrial solutions. Following and expanding the model created in 2003, we again solicited and selected quality workshop proposals to complement the more “archival” nature of the main conferences with research results in a number of selected and more “avant-garde”areasrelatedtothegeneraltopicofdistributedcomputing. For- stance, the so-called Semantic Web has given rise to severalnovel research areas combining linguistics, informationsystems technology,andarti?cialintelligence, such as the modeling of (legal) regulatory systems and the ubiquitous nature of theirusage. WeweregladtoseethatinspiteofOnTheMoveswitchingsidesofthe Atlantic, seven of our earlier successful workshops (notably AweSOMe, SWWS, ORM,OnToContent,MONET,PerSys,RDDS) re-appearedin2008withathird or even fourth edition, sometimes by alliance with other newly emerging wo- shops, and that no fewer than seven brand-newindependent workshopscould be selected from proposals and hosted: ADI, COMBEK, DiSCo, IWSSA, QSI and SEMELS. Workshop audiences productively mingled with each other and with those of the main conferences, and there was considerable overlap in authors. The OTM organizers are especially grateful for the leadership, diplomacy and competence of Dr. Pilar Herrero in managing this complex and delicate process for the ?fth consecutive year.
Category: Computers

Current Business And Legal Issues In Japan S Banking And Finance Industry

Author : Mitsuru Misawa
ISBN : 9789814291019
Genre : Business & Economics
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Japanese corporate behavior and practice raises a number of issues for international businessmen, accountants and lawyers, and there are many things that they find difficult to understand. Thus, their interest in the current Japanese market and economy is significant and increasingly prominent. This book will showcase tremendous insight to both Japanese and American issues of finance, law and business; the author's expertise in these three areas will contribute to a very unique perspective. As the data provided in Current Business and Legal Issues in Japan's Banking and Finance Industry is pertinent to understanding Japanese laws and business practices, this text will be of great interest to foreign companies wanting to be successful in Japan.
Category: Business & Economics

Japan S Nuclear Future

Author : Emma Chanlett-Avery
ISBN : 9781437923247
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Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Background; (3) An Evolving Security Environment in Asia; (4) Japan¿s Nuclear Capacity: Japan¿s Nuclear Energy Program; Technological Potential; (5) Japanese Legal and Political Restraints: (a) Domestic Factors: Public Opinion; Elite Opinions; Constitutional Restraints; 1955 Atomic Energy Basic Law; Three Non-Nuclear Principles; (b) External Factors: International Law; Consequences for Civilian Nuclear Program; International Diplomatic Consequences; (6) Issues for U.S. Policy; U.S. Security Commitment; Potential for Asian Arms Race; U.S.-China Relations; Future of the Korean Peninsula; Japan¿s International Reputation; Damage to Global Non-Proliferation Regime.
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Product Safety And Liability Law In Japan

Author : Luke Nottage
ISBN : 9781134433896
Genre : Business & Economics
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Developing insights from a number of disciplines and with a details analysis of legislation, case law and academic theory, Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan contributes significantly to the understanding of contemporary Japan, its consumers and its law. It is also of practical use to all professionals exposed to product liability regimes evolving in Japan and other major economies.
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Japanstudien Band 18 2006

Author : René Haak
ISBN : 9783891293812
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Die Arbeitswelten in Japan bilden ein weites und zugleich differenziertes Feld, das nicht nur aus einer Perspektive und Disziplin erschlossen werden sollte. Heute gibt es wohl kaum einen Bereich der japanischen Gesellschaft, über den so viele abenteuerliche, verklärte und häufig überzogene Ansichten, falsche Dokumentationen und populärwissenschaftliche Schlussfolgerungen im Umlauf sind, wie über das Phänomen Arbeit in Japan. Ausgangspunkt für den vorliegenden Band 18 der Reihe „Japanstudien" des Deutschen Instituts für Japanstudien war daher ein weites Begriffsverständnis von Arbeit, das sowohl Erwerbsarbeit als auch die Vielfalt unentgeltlicher Arbeitsformen einschließt. Kreative und künstlerische Ausdrucksformen von Arbeit zählten bewusst zum Themenkomplex „Japanische Arbeitswelten". Das Anliegen dieses Bandes war es, die Entwicklung und die Veränderung von Arbeitswelten in Japan aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und Disziplinen heraus zu untersuchen.
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Japan The Basics

Author : Christopher P. Hood
ISBN : 9781317596073
Genre : Social Science
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Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about studying Japan? • What are the connections between popular culture and wider Japanese society? • How are core values about identity formed and what are their implications? • How does Japan react to natural and manmade disasters? • How does nature influence Japanese attitudes to the environment? With exercises and discussion points throughout and suggestions for further reading, Japan: The Basics is an ideal starting point for all those studying Japan in its global, cultural context.
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China S War With Japan 1937 1945

Author : Rana Mitter
ISBN : 9781846148040
Genre : History
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In Rana Mitter's tense, moving and hugely important book, the war between China and Japan - one of the most important struggles of the Second World War - at last gets the masterly history it deserves Different countries give different opening dates for the period of the Second World War, but perhaps the most compelling is 1937, when the 'Marco Polo Bridge Incident' plunged China and Japan into a conflict of extraordinary duration and ferocity - a war which would result in many millions of deaths and completely reshape East Asia in ways which we continue to confront today. With great vividness and narrative drive Rana Mitter's new book draws on a huge range of new sources to recreate this terrible conflict. He writes both about the major leaders (Chiang Kaishek, Mao Zedong and Wang Jingwei) and about the ordinary people swept up by terrible times. Mitter puts at the heart of our understanding of the Second World War that it was Japan's failure to defeat China which was the key dynamic for what happened in Asia. Reviews: 'A remarkable story, told with humanity and intelligence; all historians of the second world war will be in Mitter's debt ... [he] explores this complex politics with remarkable clarity and economy ... No one could ask for a better guide than Mitter to how [the rise of modern China] began in the cauldron of the Chinese war' Richard Overy, Guardian 'Rana Mitter's history of the Sino-Japanese War is not only a very important book, it also has a wonderful clarity of thought and prose which make it a pleasure to read' Antony Beevor 'The best study of China's war with Japan written in any language ... comprehensive, thoroughly based on research, and totally non-partisan. Above all, the book presents a moving account of the Chinese people's incredible suffering ... A must read for anyone interested in the origins of China's contribution to the making of today's world' Akira Iriye About the author: Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St Cross College. He is the author of A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World. He is a regular presenter of Night Waves on Radio 3.
Category: History

The Cambridge History Of Japan

Author : John Whitney Hall
ISBN : 0521223571
Genre : History
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This comprehensive work surveys the historical events and developments in Japan's polity, economy, society and culture.
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