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    DescriptionA work produced about the common theme of sponsorship of the Japanese Foundation. The essayists were motivated by the fact that the gap between the West and Japan is still wide and that highlighting the differences might potentially lead to a better understanding of these gaps.

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    Japan and the West
    The Perception Gap
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Keizo Nagatani, Edited by D.W. Edgington
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 198
    Width: 223 mm
    Height: 153 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    ISBN 13: 9781859725283
    ISBN 10: 1859725287

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: POL015000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    BIC subject category V2: 1FPJ, 1KB
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 305.895/6
    LC classification: DS806 .J2254 1998
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 303.4825201713
    Illustrations note
    Ashgate Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    01 April 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Perception gaps - an introduction, Keizo Nagatani, Akio Tanaka; images of western and Japanese art - embodiment of imagination and pseudo-reality in Nanban art, Moritaka Matsumoto; Japanese perceptions of westerners in modern fiction, Kinya Tsuruta; "Kramer vs Kramer" vs. suspense theatre - the perception gap in constructions of self, gender, and the family, Millie Creighton; business and government relations in Canada and Japan - "the homestead" and the "public vessel", Lonny E. Carlile; understanding Japanese investment behaviour - an organizational approach to social investment, Keizo Nagatani; the search for paradise - Japanese property investors in North America, David W. Edgington; conclusion - the importance of perception gaps, Keizo Nagatani, David W. Edgington.