"Japanese Zaibatsu" in Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa : an encyclopedia

dc.contributor.author Beamer, Jennifer en_US
dc.contributor.author Seybolt, Peter J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-10T01:36:02Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-10T01:36:02Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_US
dc.description.abstract Zaibatsu is a Japanese term that refers to industrial and financial business companies that developed in Japan from the mid-1800s into the mid-1900s. Zaibatsu were large family-controlled vertical monopolies consisting of a holding company, a wholly owned banking subsidiary providing finance, and interconnected industrial subsidiaries dominating specific sectors of a market, either as stand-alone companies or through a number of subsubsidiaries. The size and influence of these companies allowed for significant control over segments of the Japanese economy. However, the zaibatsu were widely condemned by the late 1930s as being elements of Western excess in Japanese society, a corrupting influence on Japan's parliamentary system, and highly profit-oriented organizations disloyal to Japan's imperialistic future. From the late 1900s onward, the Zaibatsu were instrumental in economic and industrial activity within Japan. Zaibatsu groups were made up of a central holding company, owned by a controlling family, which held the stocks of major ... en_US
dc.format.extent 2 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Seybolt, Peter J. Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, & Africa: An Encyclopedia. Volume 3, Volume 3. Thousand Oaks, Calif: SAGE Publications, 2012. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9781412981767141298176X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/32822
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.uri DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452218458 en_US
dc.rights CC0 1.0 Universal
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dc.subject Japanese Zaibatsu en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Culture -- Encyclopedias en_US
dc.title "Japanese Zaibatsu" in Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa : an encyclopedia en_US
dc.type Book Chapter en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
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