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Is Japan Now Finally a Normal Country?

Abstract : So is Japan now finally a normal country? The question has been asked and debated for about two decades, the answer quite naturally depending on the definition given to the concept of “normal country.” A first step to address this question is to approach it in reverse, asking why Japan was seen as “abnormal” in the first place. The answer lies in the contextual reality that surrounded the emergence of the debate on Japan’s “normalcy”...
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Lionel Fatton. Is Japan Now Finally a Normal Country?. The Diplomat, Diplomat Media, 2013. ⟨hal-03392769⟩



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