Major political corruption scandals were a common occurrence in postwar Japan. After the 1990s, policy failure scandals generated by bureaucratic rather than political corruption became more common. Among the crucial ingredients in generating policy failure scandals was the role of interparty competition and the functioning of a two-party system.
Research Article| October 01 2017
Policy Failure Scandals as Political Scandals in Japan
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 933–955.
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Matthew Carlson; Policy Failure Scandals as Political Scandals in Japan. Asian Survey 1 October 2017; 57 (5): 933–955. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.5.933
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