The politics of Japanese agricultural reform is rapidly changing. Once dependent on foreign pressure, reform is now fueled by a deepening farm crisis and a breakdown in postwar political alignments. Focusing on the Abe government’s reform of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives, we explore Japan’s expanding capacity for executive leadership in the farm sector on behalf of market-oriented change.
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Research Article| June 01 2016
Japanese Farmers in Flux: The Domestic Sources of Agricultural Reform
Patricia L. Maclachlan ;
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (3): 442–465.
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Patricia L. Maclachlan, Kay Shimizu; Japanese Farmers in Flux: The Domestic Sources of Agricultural Reform. Asian Survey 1 June 2016; 56 (3): 442–465. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.3.442
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