The State and Cultural Transformation: Perspectives from East Asia

Overview
  • Edited Hirano Ken'ichiro

    the state cultural tran. EA
    PUBLICATION DATA:
    ISBN-10: 92-808-0773-0,
    ISBN-13: 978-92-808-0773-8
    LANGUAGE:
    English
    PAGES:
    368
    PUBLISHER:
    United Nations University Press
    PUBLISHED:
    August 1993

    This volume presents the results of an international joint research project conducted by 19 social scientists from China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The subject of their study is the process and effects of modernization in their respective countries. In particular, the emphasis is on the transformation of cultures as a part and result of efforts to modernize and on the part played by the state.