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Critical of Japans work style and its ramifications on japanese lifestyle
Revisionist
Familistic grouping of unlike firms under umbrella of a single bank or trading company Post WWII
Keiretsu
elaborate process of employee involvement in production; bottom to top
J-mode
uses economies of scale to provide R and D for new firms and facilitates closeouts of firms going out of business
Rationilization Cartel, Depression Cartel
operates fiscal policy, collects revenues, makes expenditures, tax laws all to stimulate new products and tech
Ministry of Finance
Buys stock in corporations, makes loans to corporations
Giant commercial Banks
extends long term loans at subsidized interest to basic domestic industries
Japan Development Bank
most powerful government agency in japan Guides Industry
Ministry of International trade and industry MITI
primary household savings institution
Postal Service
revisionists criticize its workers as robots in rabbit hitches
Japan
educated males in large companies enjoy early retirement and generous pensions
Japan
Practices socialism
Iran
gov owns little infrastructure, provides few transfers, only a minimal safety net, and makes little attempt to redistribute incomes.
Japan
citizens gain suffrage at 18 previously 15
Iran
Highest standard of living if gauged by longevity and education
Japan
nationalized industries in the early 1980's
Iran
occupied by USSR and Britain in WWII to protect oil
Iran
fastest growing post WWII economy to 1990's
Japan
council of guardians manage elections resulting in higher conservatism
Iran
practices conflict/liberal corporatism
Sweden
economic IRON triangle
Japan
corporatism/codeterminism both labor and management at the table
Both sweden and Japan
fastest growing economy from 1870 to 1950
Sweden
practices industrial corporatism
Japan
infamous for bubble economy
Japan
inidicative planning state directed capitalism
Japan
social market economy
sweden
increasing dependency ratio
japan
discriminates against indigenous populations
both japan and sweden
protects domestic industries through bureaucratic red tape rather than quotas and tariffs. Accused of dumping inexpensive products into US
Japan
practiced relative backwardness to its advantage post WWII sometimes called imitator rather than innovator
Japan
women enjoy the highest standard of living
sweden
practiced weak monetary policy. used faulty bank practices during 1990s generous loans at low rates
Japan
In EU not EMU
Sweden
falling exports and embargo by US
Iran
practiced relative backwardness to its advantage post WWII sometimes called imitator rather than innovator
Japan
women enjoy the highest standard of living
sweden
practiced weak monetary policy. used faulty bank practices during 1990s generous loans at low rates
Japan
In EU not EMU
Sweden
falling exports and embargo by US
Iran
first chief of state of ROC
Chiang Kai-Shek
PRC's chief of state after Deng Xiaoping
Jiang Zemin
last constitutional President of China
Chiang Kai-Shek
pursued egalitarianism and self sufficiency
Mao Zedong
led GPCR great proletarian cultural revolution
Mao Zedong
supported Stalinism
Mao Zedong
vilified gov assistance and glorified wealth accumulation
Deng Xaioping
first chief of state of PRC
Mao Zedong
one of our WWII allies
Chinag Kai-Shek
great leap forward failed
Mao Zedong
aimed to destroy traditional culture and social values to create sameness
GPCR
resembled stalins and Kims communes and collectives
GLF great leap forward
upper echelon selects president
CCP chinese communist party
former communes converted to rural industrial enterprises owned by local gov and sold finished output in markets
TVE town and village enterprises
significant water and air pollution
china
US would like its currency Yuan, to rise in value
PRC
wants to absorb Taiwan "one country two systems"
PRC
not a current Asian Tiger
PRC and India
savings rate fell with intro of credit cards
ROK
one of the worlds most laissez faire economies after 1997
HK
CEA includes PRC ROC HK but not ROK
True
asian tigers are said to be within the sinosphere
True
controlled by japan from 1895-1945
ROC
first person to use term Iron Curtain
Winston Churchill
President=HU Jintao
Premeir=Wen Jibao
CCP
Beijing
PRC
Chancellor=Angela Merkel
President=Christian Wulff
Christian Democrats
Berlin
Germany
Supreme Leader=Khamenei
President= Ahmadinejad
Islamic Society of Engineers
Tehran
Iran
PM= Naoto KAN
Democratic party which is more Conservative of two in Japan
Tokyo
Japan
General Secretary= Kim Jong-ll
Workers party of Korea
Pyongyang
DPRK
President= Lee Myung-bak
PM= Kim Hwang-sik
Seoul
ROK
PM= Frederick Reinfeldt
moderate
Stockholm
Parliament= Riksdag
Sweden
President= Ma Jing-jeon
Kuomintang
Taipei
ROC
President= Hugo Chavez
United Socialist Party of Venezuela
Caracas
Venezuela
Canada, france, germany, italy, japan, russia, UK, and US
Group of Eight G8
supported absolute power of the authoritarian state
Legalism
opposed commerce, industrialization, and relations with the outside world. Wanted foreign barbarians to kowtow and pay tribute.
Taoism
Written by Confucius
Analects
Also called Quotations of Chairman Mao
the 'Little Red Book'
Written by Lao-tzu
Tao Te Ching (two philosophies)
Forced all landlords to sell to tenants in exchange for gov bonds, practiced in ROC
land to tiller program
policy shift which resulted in growth in agriculture and industry
Period of Adjustment
Agriculture, industry, science and technology, and national defense
Four Modernizations
exited to Taiwan when Mao Zedong came to power on the mainland. This became the Nationalist party of the ROC
Guomindang (KMT, Kuomindang)
resulted in deceleration of industrial output growth and a catastrophe in agriculture
Great Leap Forward
China is currently experiencing...
significant water and air pollution
Annexed by Japan in 1895
Formosa
It would like to absorb Taiwan, it promises "one country, two systems"
PRC
Economy whose 20th century history most closely resembles South Korea
ROC
Established in 1949
Both PRC and ROC
Dengism rejects the devices of capitalism and calls for a return to Stalism
False
ROC practices a directed form of capitalism and Japan practices a guided form of capitalism
False
subdivision of the FDJ free german youth
ages 6-14 in east germany
young pioneers
east germany
German Democratic Republic
west germany
Federal Republic of Germany
official youth movement of the GDR
FDJ free german youth
political party associated with the FDJ, successor to the KPD
SED Socialist Unity Party of Germany