Über den Autor
Mika Markus Mervio is a Professor of International Relations at the Kibi International University, Okayama, Japan. Previously he has worked at the University of Tampere, Finland, from which he also received his Ph.D. (International Relations). Then he moved to the International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan as a JSPS researcher and from there to the Miyazaki International University and the University of Shimane where he worked as a Professor. From 2000 he has been working at the Kibi International University. His research interests include political and social issues, history, art and environment.
"This book focuses on modern highly developed East Asian societies and their social issues, particularly ones that are related to family, institution, and health"--