PAPERBACK - Cartels of the Mind: Japan's Intellectual Closed Shop
Author: Ivan P. Hall
Number Of Pages: 210
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
“A brilliant analysis of the most profound barrier―the core of the multi-layered onion―that isolates Japan from the rest of the world, Ivan Hall carefully documents how Japan systematically blocks access by foreign professionals to intellectual discourse and debate. Essential reading to understand the essence of Japanese exclusionism.” ―Glen S. Fukushima, Vice President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan; Vice Chairman, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission; and Former Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan and China.An inside look at Japan's use of professional barriers, both institutional and psychological, against the entire outside world.
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