1st Edition

Cracks in the Alliance
Science, Technology and the Evolution of U.S.-Japan Relations

ISBN 9781138612402
Published June 29, 2020 by Routledge
302 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1997. Providing an analysis of the science and technology policies of the United States and Japan, this book shows how these policies have led to different market outcomes. It looks at the extent of unfair trade practised by Japan, and its efforts to craft a global post-Cold War position for itself.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Undoing of Paternalism  2. U.S Science and Technology Policy: Development and Objectives  3. Behind Economic Growth: Japanese Science and Technology Policy from Inception to Maturity  4. How to Holler Foul: Making Trade Policy in an Unequal Alliance  5. Science and Technology Problems in the Bilateral Relationship  6. Making its Move: Japan as a Global Superpower  7. Face to Face: Japan’s Challenge to the United States

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