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Japanese society

Jaoanese culture and society

The Culture essay: Japan
feels the squeeze

Brian Deer reports from Tokyo
on pressures for change

As the world number two economy, Japan is under pressure to conform with US government views on global development. But Brian Deer argues that deep cultural differences make rapid convergence with the American model unlikely - and that, ulitimately, women hold the key.

The Sunday Times, August 7 1994.

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