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Published by United Nations University Press in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Labor -- Japan -- History.,
    • Industries -- Japan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohzen Takeuchi.
      SeriesTechnology transfer, transformation, and development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8724 .T35 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 219 p. :
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1457574M
      ISBN 109280805126
      LC Control Number93112870


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About the product This study traces the small-scale labour-intensive industries in Japan from the Meiji period () up to World War II. With numerous case studies of the shell-button, brush, knit fabric and bicycle industries, the study shows how each industry was established and developed.

Role of labour-intensive sectors in Japanese industrialization. Tokyo, Japan: United Nations University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jōzen Takeuchi. The Role of Labour-intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization.

Overview. Johzen Takeuchi. PUBLICATION DATA: ISBNISBN LANGUAGE: English PAGES: PUBLISHER: United Nations University Press PUBLISHED: March This study of the general development of industrialization in pre-war Japan, with special. Journal of Japanese Studies The Role of Labour-Intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization.

By Johzen Takeuchi. United Nations University, Tokyo, ix, pages. $ Reviewed by STEVEN J. ERICSON Dartmouth College Studies of economic. The concept of labour-intensive industrialization worked well to explain its development, specifically by considering the changing role of labour-intensive sectors.

From the late nineteenth to early twentieth century, the rural-based dispersed cotton weaving industry played a significant role in substituting for imported cotton textiles Author: Masayuki Tanimoto.

The Role of Labour-Intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization Edited by Johzen Takeuchi This study of the general development of industrialization in pre-war Japan, with special reference to the place of small-scale and labour-intensive industries highlights a unique aspect of.

With an emphasis on the role of skill intensity, Saito posits in Chapter 4 that proto-industrialization should be understood as one form of labor-intensive industrialization capable of. Japanese Industrialization and Economic Growth. Carl Mosk, University of Victoria.

Japan achieved sustained growth in per capita income between the s and through industrialization. Moving along an income growth trajectory through expansion of manufacturing is hardly unique. The Role of Labour-Intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization Johzen Takeuchi United Nations University Press The United Nations University project on Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development: The Japanese Experience was carried out from to The labour-intensive, resource-saving path, which emerged in East Asia under the influence of Western technology and institutions, and is diffusing across the world, suggests the most realistic route humans could take for a further diffusion of industrialization, which might respond to the rising expectations of living standards without.

The Role of Labour-Intensive Sectors in Japanese Industrialization Title: Chap. 5: General Characteristics of Labour-Intensive Industries Author: Takeuchi, Tsuneyoshi (Johzen) Publisher: United Nations University Press Published Year: This chapter reconsiders the role of labour-intensive industrialization in pre-war Japan, by examining its role in import and export trade, with special attention paid to the development strategy.

5–53–70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Japan Tel: +81 3 Fax: +81 3 Designed and Role of labour-intensive sectors in Japanese industrialization book by the UNU Office of Communications. labour-intensive industries, represented by cotton textiles, which became the mainstay of Asia’s industrialisation.

In fact it was Lewis’s “unlimited supplies of labour” that was first employed in modern factories of Bombay and Osaka during the second half of the nineteenth century. But they slowly but steadily improved their Size: KB. The labour-intensive, resource-saving path, which emerged in East Asia under the influence of Western technology and institutions, and is diffusing across the world, suggests the most realistic route humans could take for a further diffusion of industrialization, which might respond to the rising expectations of living standards without Format: Hardcover.

" A new view of industrialization: " protoindustry " or the role of small-scale, labor-intensive manufacture in the capitalist environment ", International Labor and Working-Class History 33()Author: Masayuki Tanimoto. was the common feature of studies related to the argument of ‘labour-intensive industrialization’ to emphasize the role of the Japanese peasant economy.

We completely agree with these studies with regard to the role of peasant economy or family farming that characterized the labour supply behaviour in Japan. In fact, the plural.

Industrialization in China* We see industrialization in China the last years as an ongoing process through which firms acquired and deepened manufacturing capabilities.

Two factors have been consistently important to this process: openness to the international economy File Size: 1MB. words, labour-intensive industrialization is a phenomenon well worth studying, because it is has softened the sharp edges of the yawning global income gap of the modern era.

The study of labour-intensive industrialization thus helps us to understand how an era of global economic divergence could transform into an era of global economic by: 2. The role of labour-intensive sectors in Japanese industrialization. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Tokyo: United Nations University Press. Google ScholarCited by: 1. 14See Editorial Committee for the Commemorative Book,ed.,Kisha Seizo Kaisha jokikikansha seizo shi[The history of steam locomotive manufacturing by KSC](Tokyo,),pThe name of the government body in charge of the government railway,the JNR,was changed often in these early years,from Tetsudo-cho Tetsudo Sagyokyoku to Teikoku Tetsudo-cho Author: Minoru Sawai.

30 Industrial Development for the 21st Century 2. Knowledge, technology, and growth in long-term perspective Long-term trends One of the best ways to see the role of knowledge in development. income we can analyses the contribution of these sectors to national product as well as their role and importance in the economy.

ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF PRIMARY SECTOR In the primary sector agriculture is the predominance occupation and has the largest share in national income.

So let us concentrate on the role and importance of agricultureFile Size: KB. " Osamu Saito, ‘Proto-industrialization and labour-intensive industrialization: Reflections on Smithian growth and the role of skill intensity’, in Austin and Sugihara (eds), Labour-intensive industrialization (Routledge, New York, NY, ) pp.

85–Cited by: 7. An industrial policy of a country, sometimes denoted IP, sometimes industrial strategy, is its official strategic effort to encourage the development and growth of all or part of the economy, often focused on all or part of the manufacturing sector.

The government takes measures "aimed at improving the competitiveness and capabilities of domestic firms and promoting structural transformation.". This volume calls for a major rethinking of our understanding of industrialization for global history, by bringing the East Asian experience of ‘labour-intensive’ industrialization into focus and, thereby, reinterpreting both the western experience of ‘capital-intensive’ industrialization and the equally distinctive experiences of countries in other regions of Asia and in Africa and.

Industrialisation and economic growth in Nigeria by Oluwarotimi John Ogundele () 20 strategies still take close resemblance of the Structural Adjustment Programme’s industrialization strategies. INDUSTRIALIZATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH Economic growth is the increase in the amount of the goods and services produced by an economy over.

From the s to the s, industrial output in almost all Third World countries grew rapidly. Growth was especially fast in a subset of developing countries that can be called ‘late industrializers’, countries which industrialized without the competitive asset of being able to. Import substitution industrialisation and economic growth – Evidence from the group of BRICS countries is the concentration of higher percentage of its workforce in the primary/extractive sectors such as agriculture and labour-intensive mining.

As rightly observed by Gerschenkron N. KumarIndustrialization, Cited by: 6. This preview shows page 22 - 27 out of 31 pages. industrialization and labour intensive industries Source: Yung, J.

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Really interesting book. This might be the only book Ive ever read on macroeconomics, but its very well written and reads easily. The book investigated and expounds the successful and not so successful economies of Eastern Asia, comparing why certain ones (Taiwan, S Korea, Japan) succeeded, while others (Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand) never reached the same level of success.

The Industrial Revolution, now also known as the First Industrial Revolution, was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States, in the period from about to sometime between and This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, the increasing use of steam power and.

The role of the government in the development of the economy is also changing. Increasingly, countries are turning towards export-orientated industrialization strategies and privatization whilst their governments are emphasising their facilitative role.

“Labour-intensive industrialization and the emerging state in prewar disseminating technologies in constructing, mining and manufacturing sectors (in Japanese)" Nakabayashi, Masaki et al. eds., Iwanami Economic History of Japan, vol Another Path to Industrialization," in Tanimoto, Masayuki ed.,The Role of Tradition in Japan's.

Industrial transformation of Asia arguably constitutes the most surprising and dramatic change in the global economy in the last fifty years.

This chapter provides an outline of some of the most important trends of this development and analyses selected national industrial policies that promoted structural transformation in developing Asia during the period. Japanese cotton industry was a leading industry in Japan's industrial development since the Meiji period () until the beginning of High Growth Era () after the Second World War.

Not only were the industry's production and export rates high, but as a typical labour-intensive industry it absorbed a large amount of labour power. In his book, Johnson writes that the Japanese state chose economic development as a way to ensure national survival: for most of the twentieth century, economic development was a means for ‘overcoming depression, war preparations, war fighting, post-war reconstruction, and independence ’ (20).

"Labor-intensive sectors can not be the synonym for low quality, low grade and poor management," said Xie Fuzhan, deputy director of the State Council's Development and Research Centre.

The role of FDI in economic development South Africa17 South Africa is the largest economy in subSaharan Africa, and it was the richest country in our sample in terms of GDP per capita inmainly due to its vast mineral resources.

Asian Godfathers book. Read 55 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. - tycoons of the XIX century prospered in organising labour-intensive high-volume operations (farming, mining) or that import substitution industrialization was the cat's pajamas).

His conclusion is that these Asian "godfathers" (and yes, /5. research on British industrialization and comparative global history will have to take note and make its way in the light of this volume.

The book is didactic in tone and certain of an argument that rests on comparative wage and price data, bolstered by a simulation exercise and by narratives of inventions and inventors in major sectors.Labour-intensive sectors were identified as those industries whose labour intensity was above average for the manufacturing sector as a whole for the period to These industries were grain mill products, other food products, tobacco products, knitted and crocheted fabrics, wearing apparel, dressing and dyeing of fur, tanning and.

There are categories of employment that require different skill sets, and are open to different nationalities. 28 In labour intensive sectors, the government does not appear to be intervening extensively, since such labour flows are transient and do not significantly pose problems to society.

For the professional sectors, depending on deemed Author: Aik Seng Tan.