GLOSSARY

seido hiro institutional system fatigue paradigm parallelling kinzoku hiro metal fatigue cf maneita, noyaki
institutional fatigue modelled on metal fatigue seido hiro institutions accrete vested interests, see budget bloating and need reform
amakudari descent from heaven provision of padded post retirement jobs to bureaucrats etc cf seido hiro
chiho kosha Local Authority Public Corporations LAPCs problematic housing provision, land development, toll roads etc cf seido hiro
huzi fuji per kunreishiki romanisation a leading example of nomenclative challenge and decisional paralysis cf seido hiro
LAPCs Local Authority Public Corporations problematic provision of housing, industrial estates and toll roads cf seido hiro
Micawber character in Dickens' David Copperfield relentless optimism problems will be solved/may be postponed cf seido hiro
MoFA gaimusho Ministry of Foreign Affairs termed by Makiko Tanaka abode of devils cf fukumaden, seido hiro
noyaki annual field burning clearing out of parasites dealing with accumulated vested interests etc by reform figurative cf seido hiro
parasite infestation institutions gather vested interest parasites peculiar concept of institutional fatigue + reform cycle cf noyaki, seido hiro
reform therapy for system fatigue diseased institutions coping with untransparency, maladministration and parasites cf noyaki, seido hiro
smoking regulation (i) an embarrassment ahead of the Tokyo Olympics still largely unrestricted in enclosed spaces cf maladministration, seido hiro
system fatigue inevitable accretion of vested interests institutions attract parasites requiring periodic reform therapy cf seido hiro

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