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By Yoshio Sugimoto
This revised version has been up-to-date to hide advancements within the 5 years because the first version used to be released. Yoshio Sugimoto demanding situations the normal suggestion that Japan is an homogeneous society with few cultural and social disparities.
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On the other hand, it leaves room for Japan’s cultural imperialism being pursued in the name of cultural relativism. Explanations emphasizing the allegedly unique aspects of Japanese society have been used as a convenient negotiating tactic by Japanese in their dealings with people overseas. The Japanese are made to appear inscrutable, since decisions seem to be made by some distinctive process which foreigners cannot understand. Some Japanese negotiators suggest that it is contrary to the commonly accepted doctrine of cultural relativism to expect the Japanese to behave in a way predictable to foreigners.
In doing this, one must be careful to identify the merits and demerits of two types of cultural relativism: one which emphasizes cultural relativity within a society, the other stressing the cultural relativity between societies. ” On the other hand, intra-cultural relativism invariably underplays the importance or denies the existence of inter-societal cultural relativity, often rendering its proponents insensitive to Eurocentric or other forms of international or trans-ethnic cultural imperialism.
82 The honne of the participants in these deals is to promote the mutual interests of uchi networks of business and politics. The notion that the dual codes must be seen as facts of life is sometimes used to justify murky collusion known as dango¯, the illegal practice most predominant in construction company tendering for public works projects. Companies which take part in dango¯ engage in artful pre-tender arrangements where they agree in advance among themselves on their bids and on which company will be the successful tenderer.
An Introduction to Japanese Society, Second Edition by Yoshio Sugimoto