This week, tensions within Japanese society explode as a simple stock purchase turns into a knock-down, drag out fight over corruption in the Japanese state.
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Mitchell, Richard H. Justice in Japan: The Notorious Teijin Scandal
Johnson, Chalmers. MITI and the Japanese Miracle
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