[2011-08-26 Cambria Press] Japan's Shrinking Regions in the 21st Century: Contemporary Responses to Depopulation and Socioeconomic Decline (Peter Matanle and Anthony Rausch with the Shrinking Regions Research Group)

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  • Table of Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Maps
  • List of Photos
  • List of Tables
  • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Note on Romanised Japanese
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue (accessible on the editor's site)
  • Introduction
  • Part I - Impacts and Implications
    • Chapter 1: Introducing Japan’s Shrinking Regions
    • Chapter 2: Setting Japan in the Global Context: Shrinking Regions in the European Union
    • Chapter 3: The Historical Arc of Regional Shrinkage in Japan
    • Chapter 4: Contrasting Experiences of Growth and Decline in Regional Japan
    • Chapter 5: Geographical Peripherality and Industrial Transformation in Japan’s Shrinking Regions
  • Part II - Responses
    • Chapter 6: Redeveloping Japan’s Regions
    • Chapter 7: Repopulating the Region
    • Chapter 8: Recovering the Region
    • Chapter 9: Reinventing the Region I: Current Practice in Tourism
    • Chapter 10: Reinventing the Region II: Theoretical Potential
    • Chapter 11: Conclusion: Embracing Depopulation in Japan’s Shrinking Regions
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Authors

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