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Is Japan on the threshold of postcapitalism? If it is, as Morris Berman suggests in “Neurotic Beauty: An Outsiders Look at Japan,” Prime Minister Shinzo Abe doesn’t seem to have received the memo.

Abe is intent on growth, on driving down the yen to push up exports, cheerleading the Central Bank as it floods the economy with fiat money, prodding companies to spend more and dole out more in dividends — all part of his program to get Japan economically back on track.

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