Lessons discuss the ups and downs of Japan’s modern economy and the challenges it faces as a leader in Asia today. Lesson one, "Asian Powerhouse," focuses on the country’s export sector and its role as banker and investor throughout the world. Lesson two, "Japan’s Long Stall," investigates how relationships between big business, government, and the Liberal Democratic Party contributed to the country’s economic slowdown in the 1990s. The final lesson, "Japan and Its Uneasy Neighbors," reveals why the country has adopted a limited military role in world affairs.
This title is part of the series: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES IN ILLUSTRATION AND CARTOON ART
Approximately 30 pages