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Examining the "Economic Miracle" of East Asia : Peter Berger / Bill Moyers.

Infobase, (film distributor.). Bill Moyers (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min., 26 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Bill Moyers, [1994]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released by Bill Moyers, 1994.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on September 13, 2016.
Formatted Contents Note:
Democracy and Capitalism (7:04); Ethics of Communal Responsibility (5:50); Chinese Festival of Hungry Ghosts (4:24); Where is the Future in Capitalism? (4:28); Materialism Comparison (3:24); Credits: Examining the "Economic Miracle" of East Asia: Peter BergerExamining the "Economic Miracle" of East Asia: Peter Berger (1:06);
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
Walk into any bookstore these days and you’ll see at least half a dozen books on what American business executives can learn from Japanese managers. But there’s more to the lesson than just the techniques of management. In this program with Bill Moyers, Peter Berger discusses how studying the "economic miracle" of East Asia can also reveal some important truths about the state of our democracy, and about the character of individuals within the capitalist system. Berger—a professor at Boston University and director of the Institute for the Study of Economic Culture—analyzes the Japanese style of capitalism and argues that what works for one country may not necessarily work for another. (30 minutes)
Target Audience Note:
9 - 12, Academic/AP
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Economics.
International economic relations.
Genre: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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