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Japan"s political party system

Gerald L. Curtis

Japan"s political party system

its dynamics and prospects

by Gerald L. Curtis

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Published by The Japan Foundation, Office for the Japanese Studies Center in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Jiyū Minshutō -- Congresses.,
    • Political parties -- Japan -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGerald Curtis.
      SeriesOrientation seminars on Japan ;, no. 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1698.A1 C87 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2280411M
      LC Control Number86144827


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By December a new opposition party emerged from nine former opposition parties to move Japan toward a two-party this book, Hrebenar explores the political attitudes, election laws, and the role of political money in Japan, historically as Cited by: The Evolution of Japan's Party System analyses the transition by examining both party politics and public policy.

Arguing that these political changes were evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the essays in this volume discuss how older parties such as the LDP and the Japan Socialist Party failed to adapt to the new policy environment of the 4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Japan's new party system. [Ronald J Hrebenar] -- "In this book, Hrebenar explores the political attitudes, election laws, and the role of political money in Japan, historically as well as in the context of the post changes.

Discussion turns to. The authors of this book have joined together for a third time to produce a book on Japanese political parties and elections. The first two books under the title of The Japanese Party System were also published by Westview Press in and Political parties are one of the core institutions of democracy.

But in democracies around the world—rich and poor, Western and non-Western—there is growing evidence of low or declining public confidence in parties. In membership, organization, and popular involvement and commitment, political parties are not what they used to be.

But are they in decline, or are they. 11 rows  Legal status as political party (seitō) is tied to having five members in the Diet or at. This book’s main focus is on the shift in Japan’s party system around Now with the electoral reform and the economic changes in the so-called “Lost Decade,” Japan’s party system changed to what this volume calls the “ System,” in which two major parties (the LDP and the Democratic Party of Japan, DPJ) compete on economic.

Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is arguably the most successful political party in the advanced industrialized democratic world. It won the most seats out of any party in every Lower House election from to Inseven opposition parties managed to cobble together. The Liberal Party now controls 12 seats in the upper house and 40 seats in the lower house.

Communist Party One of the oldest political parties in Japan, it was founded in. Explaining one-party dominance in Japanese politics 19 January Author: Arthur Stockwin, University of Oxford.

In US scholar TJ Pempel edited a book Japans political party system book Uncommon Democracies, which wrote about parliamentary democracies where a single party had been unusually included Sweden, Italy, Israel, West Germany and Japan.

Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Restructuring. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, E-mail Citation» Using electoral reform in as a critical juncture, this book considers both the “old” politics and economics of the system of LDP dominance and the “new” politics and economics of post-reform Japan.

A transcription of this interview is also available, and has been pasted below. Soka Gakkai, Kōmeitō and the Religious Voices of Japan’s Political Arena. Podcast with Levi McLaughlin (28 May ). Interviewed by Paulina Kolata. Transcribed by Helen Bradstock. Transcript available at: McLaughlin – Soka Gakkai, Komeito and the Religious Voices of Author: Thomas Coleman III.

A two-party system will foster political competition at the level of big ideas and wholesale policies rather than narrow, single-issue politics that trap legislatures in an endless blame game. It was once said, in the heady days of Japan’s “economic miracle,” that Japan had a first-rate economy and a third-rate political system.

THE RISE AND FALL OF JAPAN’S LDP: Political Party Organizations as Historical Institutions, by Ellis S. Krauss and Robert J. Pekkanen. Cornell University Press,pp., $ (paper). 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.

It has a multiparty system, free elections, and a parliament that functions much the same way that any other democratic parliament functions, however for much of its existence the Japanese. Japan - Japan - Government and society: Japan’s constitution was promulgated in and came into force insuperseding the Meiji Constitution of It differs from the earlier document in two fundamental ways: the principle of sovereignty and the stated aim of maintaining Japan as a peaceful and democratic country in perpetuity.

The emperor, rather than being the. In his book on Japanese-style populism, political scientist Hideo Otake contrasted Tanaka’s populist ideology with Koizumi’s.

group and a small national political party. He would use. The book was written when a generational change was occurring in Japanese politics after several of the early party leaders had passed away, including his political mentor, Ono Bamboku.

Comprising ten chapters, including a comprehensive preface on the author, Japan’s Backroom Politics discusses in great detail the history of and personalities Author: Watanabe Tsuneo. The party lost seats in the following years, when a right-leaning faction sheared off to form the Democratic Socialist Party.

But in the national elections held. In Takashi Inoguchi’s latest publication, Japanese Politics: An Introduction, one of the foremost political scientists in Japan, Takashi Inoguchi thoroughly delves into two decades of Japanese history.

The first periodand the second sandwich the fall of the political system and era of one party dominance. The Evolution of Japan's Party System analyses the transition by examining both party politics and public policy.

Arguing that these political changes were evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the essays in this volume discuss how older parties such as the LDP and the Japan Socialist Party failed to adapt to the new policy environment of the.

After holding power continuously from its inception in (with the exception of a ten-month hiatus in &#;), Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lost control of the national government decisively in September Despite its Brand: Cornell University Press. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s victory in the upcoming December 14 general elections is expected.

But the extent of the political foothold of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will be dependent once again on the support of the Soka Gakkai, the massive Buddhism-based organization that dominates Japan’s religious landscape. The state of flux in Japan’s party system has made even distinguishing the main axes of party competition and policy contestation problematic.

These features of Japan’s party system render the long-overdue split [1] in Japan’s Democratic Party (DP) and the migration of some of its members to either the new Party of Hope or the. 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. Imagine a foreign country running an ongoing political campaign in the United States, as though it were a third major running political party.

Imagine it spending more than $ million each year. Reviews 'The launch of China’s first aircraft carrier, North Korea’s belated return to the Six Party Talks, the crisis over the Fukushima nuclear reactor, renewed Japanese interest in regional institutions, concern about the US economy, political instability in Japan itself – these are the stuff of current commentary in mid An Overview of the Japanese Legal System Elliott J.

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Komeito: Politics and Religion in Japan traces Komeito’s origins in Soka Gakkai and its development into a normal political party – that is, a conventional operator in the Japanese parliamentary system, only one that is supported by a distinctive voter base.

We shed light on the party’s policy positions, how it raises funds, how it. The importance of the electoral system is not new to studies of Japanese politics, but never has it received such bold and ambitious treatment.

Concise yet broad-ranging, Japan Transformed will become required reading for beginner and specialist alike."—Gregory W. Noble, University of Tokyo "This book fills a niche on Japan's political economy. The Liberal-Democratic Party (LDP), a conservative political party, governed Japan from its founding in untilwhen it fell from power after a series of scandals and charges of corruption.

Three prime ministers (including Japan's first socialist leader since ) successively led opposition coalition governments before the LDP.

The System is a name used for the party system in place in Japan from to In this 'system' or 'setup' the reunification of the Japan Socialist Party (JSP), which had split since and the merger of two conservative parties (Japan Democratic Party and Liberal Party) led to the formation of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Novemberwas called " System or.

The constitution of Japan, which came into effect inis based on the principles of popular sovereignty, respect for fundamental human rights, and the advocacy of peace. Japan's political system is one of constitutional democracy. Mr Takeshita was the embodiment of Japan's “ political system”, in which the LDP ruled with comfortable majorities in both the upper and the lower house of the Diet.

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