Political Science

Strategic Capitalism: Private Business and Public Purpose in Japanese Industrial Finance

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Feb 9, 2021
1993
Illus:
16 figures, 15 tables
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Was Japan’s economic miracle generated primarily by the Japanese state or by the nation’s dynamic private sector? In addressing this question, Kent Calder’s richly detailed study offers a distinctive reinterpretation of Japanese government-business relations. Calder challenges popular opinion to demonstrate how Japanese private enterprise has complemented the state in achieving the national purpose of industrial transformation.