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Author Igarashi, Akio, 1946- author
五十嵐曉郎 1946- 著
Title Nihon seijiron. English
日本政治論. English
Japanese contemporary politics / Igarashi Akio ; edited by Mark E. Caprio and Miranda Schreurs
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Descript xv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Routledge studies on comparative Asian politics
Note "In the post-war period, Japanese politics has evolved considerably, with issues of gender, representation and household economics becoming increasingly salient. Meanwhile, since the end of the Cold War, Japan has joined other developed states in the process of decentralization and deindustrialization. Yet, its restructuring has come at a slower pace, as the Japanese bureaucracy attempts to retain a more traditional approach. This book 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 Japanese politics from four aspects: high politics, interest-centered politics, life-centered politics, and globalization. It also provides up to date analysis of contemporary themes, including the Abe administration's challenge to international politics and coverage of nuclear issues. Written by an experienced Japanese scholar, this book ultimately demonstrates how globalization has transformed the nature of local politics, as well as national security. However, as seen in the recent triple disaster of 2011, Japanese politics retains traditional practices that have led to corruption, scandal, and political mistrust among the electorate. Offering a comprehensive introduction to Japanese politics, this book will be invaluable reading for students and scholars of Japanese politics and comparative and Asia politics in general"-- Provided by publisher
"Nihon seijiron, Originally published in 2010 in Japanese by Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, Tokyo. This English language edition published by arrangement with Iwanami Sboten, Publishers"--Title page verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
In English, translated from the original Japanese
Trans. Of Translation of (expression): Igarashi, Akio, 1946- Nihon seijiron. Tōkyō : Iwanami Shoten, 2010 9784000289054 (OCoLC)669742734
Subject Japan -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Alt Author Caprio, Mark E., editor
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