Politicians and parties may devise informal norms of behavior to help assure their political survival following the adoption of a new electoral system. This article focuses on the development and consequences of ““Costa Rica”” arrangements——an alternation strategy used in Japan's new electoral system for the lower house.
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Research Article| June 01 2006
Electoral Reform and the Evolution of Informal Norms in Japan
Asian Survey (2006) 46 (3): 362–380.
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Matthew M. Carlson; Electoral Reform and the Evolution of Informal Norms in Japan. Asian Survey 1 June 2006; 46 (3): 362–380. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.3.362
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