The Field of Japanese Publishing

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dc.contributor.author Moeran, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-25
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-25T08:02:37Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-25T08:02:37Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8051
dc.description.abstract This working paper examines the field of Japanese publishing through a single event – the Tokyo International Book Fair – and analyses the part played by the three main players in the publishing industry: publishing houses, wholesale distributors, and bookstores and other retail outlets. It argues that the mutual relationships between the three are supported by two structural factors, the consignment sales and resale price maintenance (RPM) systems, before comparing the latter with the Net Book Agreement (NBA) that operated in the UK publishing industry for almost the whole of the 20th century. In conclusion, taking into account the rise of Internet retailing and the growth of Japanese chain retail stores, it tries to looks at what effect the abolition of RPM might have on the field of Japanese publishing. en_US
dc.format.extent 29 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Creative Encounters Working Paper;46
dc.subject.other Book fair en_US
dc.subject.other field configuration en_US
dc.subject.other magazine en_US
dc.subject.other Net Book Agreement en_US
dc.subject.other publisher en_US
dc.subject.other publishing industry en_US
dc.subject.other resale price maintenance en_US
dc.subject.other retailer en_US
dc.subject.other wholesale distributor en_US
dc.title The Field of Japanese Publishing en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt10maj25 mamo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Interkulturel Kommunikation og Ledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort IKL en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IKL en_US
dc.idnumber x656600348 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2010 en_US


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