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Demographic Policy

  • Inagawa Hidekazu
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Abstract

Why has the demographic issue in Japan long been neglected? There are a variety of background factors, including the state’s fear of repeating prewar militarist policies that promoted a “give birth and multiply” ideology and the postwar memory of overpopulation and food shortages.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inagawa Hidekazu
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  1. 1.Faculty of SociologyToyo UniversityTokyoJapan

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