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The Routledge handbook of Japanese politics

Author: Alisa Gaunder
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the current state of Japanese politics, featuring both traditional topics and cutting edge research. The text is divided into five sections covering domestic politics, civil society, social policy, political economy and international relations/security.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisa Gaunder
ISBN: 9780415551373 0415551374 9780203829875 0203829875
OCLC Number: 659306335
Description: xvi, 443 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The institutional landscape of Japanese politics / Alisa Gaunder --
The Liberal Democratic Party: an explanation of its successes and failures / Steven R. Reed --
The Democratic Party of Japan: development, organization and programmatic profile / Patrick Koellner --
The rationale for coalition government / J.A.A. Stockwin --
Prime ministerial leadership / Tomohito Shinoda --
Election systems and campaign rules / Ray Christensen --
Money in Japanese politics: regulation and reform / Matthew Carlson --
The influence of voters / Sherry L. Martin --
Democratizing the law in Japan / Jonathan David Marshall --
Local government in Japan / Jun Saito and Kyohei Yamada --
State and civil society in Japan / Yuko Kawato, Robert J. Pekkanen and Hidehiro Yamamoto --
The Japanese conception of citizenship / Yumiko Mikanagi --
Volunteer organizations (re)making democracy in Japan / Mary Alice Haddad --
Civil society and the internet / Isa Ducke --
The labor movement / Lonny E. Carlile --
The women's movements / Ki-young Shin --
The rise (and fall?) of social equality: the evolution of Japan's welfare state / Gregory J. Kasza --
Policies for an aging/low fertility society / Leonard Schoppa --
Gender-related social policy / Hiroko Takeda --
Japanese immigration policy / Ken Haig --
Japan's environmental politics and change: local, national and global / Peng Er Lam --
The evolution of the Japanese policymaking system / Gregory W. Noble --
The politics of economic reform / Aurelia George Mulgan --
The politics of scarcity: fixing Japan's public finances / Gene Park --
The politics and implications of postal reform / Patricia L. Maclachlan --
Japan and East Asian economic regionalism / Mireya Solís --
The haunt of history in Japan's foreign relations / Jennifer Lind --
The politics of national security / Andrew L. Oros --
Japan-U.S. relations / Michael J. Green and Nicholas Szechenyi --
Japan-China relations: structure or management? / Ming Wan --
Drifting apart? Japan-EU relations / Julie Gilson --
The other Rashomon story: international norms and continuing constructions of Japaneseness / David Leheny.
Series Title: Routledge handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Alisa Gaunder.
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This is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the current state of Japanese politics, featuring both traditional topics and cutting edge research. The text is divided into five sections covering domestic politics, civil society, social policy, political economy and international relations/security.

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"Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduate and graduate student collections."--J. C. Hickman, CHOICE (February 2012)

 
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