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About this book


Over the past thirty years Japan has shown that it is a highly dynamic society, and its economic policy-making has often astonished the world. Japanese politics, however, though sometimes showing dynamism, are very stable and frequently strangely immobilist. In this book, six specialists on Japanese politics seek to find out why.


economic policy economy foreign policy Institution Policy politics

Authors and affiliations

  • J. A. A. Stockwin
    • 1
  • Alan Rix
    • 2
  • Aurelia George
    • 3
  • James Horne
    • 4
  • Daiichi Itō
    • 5
    • 6
  • Martin Collick
    • 7
  1. 1.University of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Japanese and Chinese StudiesUniversity of QueenslandAustralia
  3. 3.University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force AcademyCanberraAustralia
  4. 4.CanberraAustralia
  5. 5.Faculty of LawHokkaidō UniversityJapan
  6. 6.Graduate School for Policy ScienceSaitama UniversityJapan
  7. 7.Centre of Japanese StudiesUniversity of SheffieldUK

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