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Japanese politics - an inside view

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  • 248 Pages
  • 3.17 MB
  • English
Cornell University Press , Ithaca [N.Y.]
Politics and gover
Statementtranslated from the Japanese and edited by Hiroshi Itoh
LC ClassificationsJQ1615 1973 I86
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Open LibraryOL26694547M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Itoh, Hiroshi. Japanese politics--an inside view. Ithaca [N.Y.] Cornell University Press [] (OCoLC)   This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives.

After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic growth and by: 2. The author, one of the leading political scientists in Japan, offers a somber analysis and assessment of Japanese politics during two critical recent periods, and Japanese Politics examines the incremental and yet steady change which has occurred in Japanese domestic politics and foreign by: 1.

When the Japanese economy was on the rise, as it was in the s, it was often suggested that the Japanese way of doing things was culturally unique and inherently superior. The apparent success of the Japanese approach to issues such as capitalist development, organizational management, decision-making, and education was frequently heralded both inside and outside of Japan.

Each chapter talks about different aspects of Japanese politics. At first, I borrowed and read a chapter of this book to finish my assignment, but I ended up buying a copy because I like the content.

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This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic growth and stagnation.

The politics of Japan are conducted in a framework of a multi-party bicameral parliamentary representative democratic constitutional monarchy in which the Emperor is the Head of State and the Prime Minister is the Head of Government and the Head of the Cabinet, which directs the executive branch.

Legislative power is vested in the National Diet, which consists of the House of. Japanese politics is just as scandalous as in other countries Given the revolving door of the prime minister’s office, with successive leaders seemingly resigning at the drop of an honorable hat (citing unpopularity or minor indiscretions that would make politicians abroad shrug), Japan is no stranger to the concept of political scandal.

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Japan - Japan - Political developments: The LDP continued its dominance of Japanese politics until Its success in steering Japan through the difficult years of the OPEC oil crisis and the economic transition that substituted high-technology enterprises for smokestack industries in the s and ’80s, thereby restoring Japan’s international economic confidence, was not lost on the.

Japanese politics now, with seven prime ministers appointed within this decade and the second major political party turnover taken place within the last two decades, is undergoing a great transition.

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Hence, instead of Man Thinking, we have the. This book, a translated and updated version of the author's monograph Nihon seijiron, traces these developments in Japanese politics from the end of the Asia Pacific wars to the present day.

Examining each of the key stages of transition, it looks at four aspects of Japanese politics: high politics, interest-centered politics, life.

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According to the Cultural Affairs Agency, as ofmore thangroups across the country were licensed as religious corporations by the agency and prefectural governments. My view is that Japanese people are spiritual rather than religious.

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The style of both the manga and the movies are somewhat dated though. Really, I have to advise against trying to learn about Japanese politics from cartoons. Japan's unique kisha (press) club system, its powerful media business organizations, the uses of the media by Japan's wily bureaucrats, and the role of the media in everything from political scandals to shaping public opinion, are among the many subjects of this insightful and provocative book.

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