8 edition of Politics in Japan found in the catalog.
Politics in Japan
|Statement||[by] Frank Langdon.|
|Series||The Little, Brown series in comparative politics. A country study|
|LC Classifications||JQ1611 .L3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 290 p.|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||66028736|
The best fiction books set in Tokyo ‘After Dark’ – Haruki Murakami By far the most popular modern author to emerge from Japan, Haruki Murakami has published many works set in Tokyo, including Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and After Dark, the last of Author: Minami Goto. Japan Transformed explores the historical, political, and economic forces that led to the country’s recent evolution, and looks at the consequences for Japan’s citizens and global neighbors. The book examines Japanese history, illustrating the country’s multiple transformations over the centuries, and then focuses on the critical and.
Download Politics Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from. - Page 2. National / Politics. Japan asks China to hold 'two-plus-two' security talks in hopes of de-escalating dispute over Senkakus. The Japanese government has suggested to China that the countries.
The political messages of Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known as Dr. Seuss, are found in many of his , a cartoonist and author for children, was also a liberal and a moralist who expressed his views in his books through the use of ridicule, satire, wordplay, nonsense words, and wild drawings to take aim at bullies, hypocrites, and demagogues. 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.
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"This book can serve as a guide for anyone interested in understanding Japan's political history, basic structure and policies" Asian Affairs "Overall, Neary's book is a solid and accessible updating of politics in japan. It has assembled a great deal of useful detail and some particularly helpful tables and charts.5/5(1).
The authors 'set out to demolish further the once prevalent myth that Japanese politics are a stagnant set of entrenched systems and interests that are fundamentally undemocratic' (p. 1) this book provides very balanced and concise overviews of Japanese politics."Cited by: Lam Peng-Er's book, Green Politics in Japan, is an interesting examination of a Japanese political party, NET, that is something similar to the Green Party in the EU.
While NET is less progressive than the Green Party, it relies (at least as ofwhen the book was published) on a more heavily decentralized organizational method than the by: 5.
The Logic of Japanese Politics covers such important political developments as the Liberal Democratic Party's egress from power inafter reigning for nearly four decades, and their crushing defeat in the "voters' revolt" of the upper-house election;Cited by: "Media and Politics in Japan" is a textbook style collection of essays that were collected as a project for studying the news media in Japan, an entity infamously threaded with the government, to a point where it is difficult to separate them.4/5(1).
Books shelved as japanese-politics: Tokugawa Ideology: Early Constructs, by Herman Ooms, Early Modern Japan by Conrad D. Totman, and The Logic. Changing Politics in Japan is a fresh and insightful account of the profound changes that have shaken up the Japanese political system and transformed it almost beyond recognition in the last.
The Logic of Japanese Politics: Leaders, Institutions, and the Limits of Change: Gerald L. Curtis: Columbia University Press: Machiavelli’s Children: Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan: Richard J.
Samuels: Cornell University Press: Media and Politics in Japan: Susan J. Pharr and Ellis S. Kraus (Eds.) University of Hawai’i Press: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu The observational style used by Sōseki and Akutagawa, sometimes painfully acute, owed a great deal to a tradition in Japan going back almost a millennium: to Sei Shōnagon’s The Pillow Book and a little later to The Tale of Genji – seen by some as the world’s first novel.
Japan in International Politics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How have shifts in both the international environmen /5. 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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This book presents an up-to-date analysis of the political parties that make up the Japanese party system and their impact on Japanese politics and government. Given that the executive branch is selected as a result of the pattern of party numbers in the parliament, to understand Japanese politics and policy, one must first know the nature of.
The aftermath of Japan's military defeat left its public institutions in a state of deep crisis; virtually every major source of state legitimacy was seriously damaged or wholly remade by the postwar occupation. Between andhowever. In Japan occupied Manchuria, and in it launched a full-scale invasion of China.
Japan attacked US forces in - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become an economic power and an ally of the US. This volume is an invaluable description of party politics in Japan, and a unique analysis of the influence that a changing balance of power has had upon the functioning of the Diet.
The book covers: the party system and how it has changed since ; the electoral systems for the Representatives and Councillors in the by: Japan Rearmed is the must-read book for anyone who seeks foundational knowledge of what is arguably the most important military alliance in the world.
Journal of. However, the politics of Japan have primarily been dominated by the LDP sincewith the DPJ playing an important role as opposition several times. LDP was a ruling party during decades since Constitution: Constitution of Japan.
All She Was Worth, by Miyuki Miyabe (translated by Alfred Birnbaum) The first in a popular and critically acclaimed mystery series that has been adapted for TV in Japan, All She Was Worth introduces us to Tokyo Metropolitan Police Inspector Shunsuke Honma, a widower with a year-old son.
On medical leave after being shot in the knee, Honma is at loose ends, frustrated and bored, Author: Sarah Skilton. So for me, this book is an ideological choice, a political statement.
Women Critiqued consists of a series of translated essays by Japanese writers, scholars, and literary critics discussing what it means to be a woman writer, and the ways in which women’s writing—which was itself constructed as a separate category in Japan—has been. The Japan Teachers' Union, which representselementary and lower secondary school teachers, is an important interest group in Japanese politics.
It is especially significant as a radical group operating both within and outside the political system and in direct conflict with conservative government policies in education and other areas.One of the people watching Japan’s elections is Levi McLaughlin, the co-author and co-editor of a new book on Japanese religion and politics and an assistant professor of religious studies at NC State.
McLaughlin’s research has focused on links between a prominent Japanese religious organization and Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.