This book evaluates, from a neo-Malthusian perspective, Japan's current status and its prognosis in the context of the country's economic vulnerabilities. It addresses the importance of resource scarcity and environmental constraints.
1. Introduction 2. Japanese Economic Growth, an Overview 3. Changing Japanese Perceptions of Nature and Societal Constraints 4. Japan, a Neo-Malthusian State 5. Internationalism, Economic Vulnerability, and Policy Options