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Government and politics in Japan

the road to democracy

by John McGilvrey Maki

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesBooks that matter
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1615 1962 .M2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination275 p.
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5852986M
      LC Control Number62013735
      OCLC/WorldCa502648

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About the Author Gerald L. Curtis is Burgess Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and the former director of the East Asian Institute. He is the author of The Japanese Way of Politics and Election Campaigning Japanese Style, both published by Columbia University by:   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.

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It encompasses a broad range of ideas and sentiments harbored by the Japanese people over the last two centuries regarding their native country, its cultural nature. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS CONTENTS Preface xvi VOLUME I Government and Politics 1 Masashi Sekiguchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan Nobuo Okawara, Kyushu University, Japan 1.

Introduction 2. Conceptions of Politics 3. Studying Politics Cluster Concepts Facts 4. Political Entities Corporate Actors Corporate Actors. The Japanese political system is a parliamentary democracy and was the first western style government in Asia when the parliamentary system was adopted in the s.

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Government and Politics in Japan: The Road to Democracy Hardcover – January 1, by John M. Maki (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The emperor, rather than being the embodiment of all. Japan has a long and storied history, but its government and political system, at least as we know it today, are relatively new. Unlike the American government and British political system, which essentially have existed in their current form for centuries, the present Japanese political system is a much more recent creation, one dating back to Japan’s defeat in World War II and its.

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