Goals of the Japanese Occupation

The occupation of Japan was driven by a sense of urgency, the need to dismantle the old order and a new constitution had to be written before an opposition to the efforts could arise. It was only estimated to take a couple of years, but actually took seven years to eradicate the authoritarian system andContinue reading “Goals of the Japanese Occupation”

Social Changes in post-Mao China

Growth of the civic organizations coming from participation defined, guided, controlled, and regulated by the party-state. The state is permitting new semi-official organizations to register and develop. Still their political influence in the Chinese government is controlled and regulated. Both the “administrative society” and “administrative state” have remained unchanged in the party-state system, despite theContinue reading “Social Changes in post-Mao China”

Strengths of the Japanese Economy

Many reasons give the economy of Japan an advantage to their foreign competitors. First is how to Japanese perform quality control. Next is the adaptation of a Toyota Motor Company process that keeps only enough supplies to manufacture for a limit amount of time, while the rest are kept in reserve. Thirdly is the cooperationContinue reading “Strengths of the Japanese Economy”

Japanese Students

One of the main reasons that Japanese students work so hard is the expectations set by their parents and the school system. Particularly the mothers of Japanese children want to ensure the admission to a better kindergarten which will lay the path to future success later on. Admission demands of these kindergarten schools are soContinue reading “Japanese Students”