2. Industry Clusters and Transnational Networks: Japan's New Directions in Regional Policy

  1. Bae-Gyoon Park2,
  2. Richard Child Hill3 and
  3. Asato Saito PhD4
  1. Kuniko Fujita1 and
  2. Richard Child Hill3

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346657.ch2

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States

How to Cite

Fujita, K. and Hill, R. C. (2011) Industry Clusters and Transnational Networks: Japan's New Directions in Regional Policy, in Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States (eds B.-G. Park, R. C. Hill and A. Saito), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444346657.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    College of Education at Seoul National University, Korea

  2. 3

    Michigan State University, USA

  3. 4

    University of Singapore, Singapore

Author Information

  1. 1

    Michigan State University, Hiroshima University in Japan

  2. 3

    Michigan State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192804

Online ISBN: 9781444346657

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Keywords:

  • industry clusters and transnational networks, Japan's new directions;
  • neoliberalization, trends in urban, regional policy in Japan;
  • neoliberalism, Japan, a different ideological course;
  • uneven, contingent processes, restructuring paths;
  • Japan's industrial cluster policy and Sendai cluster project;
  • Japan's developmental regime, corporate executives, unions, farmers;
  • developmentalism and postdevelopmentalism, in Japan;
  • Japan's Industry Cluster Policy, and METI;
  • City of Sendai Knowledge Cluster Initiative;
  • Japan's industry policy, “neoliberal spaces” in developmental state

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neoliberalism and Postdevelopmentalism

  • Japan's Industry Cluster Policy

  • The Sendai-Finland Wellbeing Center

  • Conclusion

  • References