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Asian Survey. 2001; 413428–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2001.41.3.428
Published: 18 June 2001
...Cheol Hee Park ©© Regents of the University of California FACTIONAL DYNAMICS IN JAPAN S LDP SINCE POLITICAL REFORM Continuity and Change Cheol Hee Park Japanese politics in recent years has experienced changes so rapid and thoroughgoing that even careful Japan watchers can hardly keep track of...
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Asian Survey. 1999; 396926–939 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3021146
Published: 01 November 1999
... Hani, "LDP May Have to Walk Political Tightrope," Japan Times, July 24, 1999, p. 3. Daimon July 24 3 Japan Times 1999 "New Komeito Says It's Ready to Join Coalition Govern- ment," Japan Times, July 25, 1999, p. 1. July 25 1 Japan Times 1999 6 Gerald Curtis, The Japanese Way of...
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Asian Survey. 1998; 3810968–985 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645646
Published: 01 October 1998
...Ko Mishima Copyright 1998 The Regents of the University of California THE CHANGING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JAPAN'S LDP AND THE BUREAUCRACY Hashimoto's Administrative R form Effort and Its Politics Ko Mishima Of the major reforms advocated by former Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto during...
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Asian Survey. 1992; 329773–786 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645070
Published: 01 September 1992
...Eugene L. Wolfe,, III Copyright 1992 The Regents of the University of California JAPAN'S LDP CONSIDERS ELECTORAL REFORM A Neglected Political Debt Eugene L. Wolfe, Ill Political reform, or more precisely its frustration, led to the downfall of Toshiki Kaifu, one of Japan's most popular postwar...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585847–873 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.847
Published: 01 October 2018
...Taylor C. McMichael Japanese distributive politics draws scholarly attention as a partial but powerful explanation of the LDP’s electoral dominance via the contention that the LDP rewarded its supporters and punished its opponents. But the empirical evidence disappears when intergovernmental...
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Asian Survey. 1990; 3010943–958 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644782
Published: 01 October 1990
...: Public Policy and Political Stability in Japan, 1949-1986 1988 RICE POLICY OF JAPAN'S LDP Domestic Trends Toward Agreement Peter Jegi Gordon In April 1990 the Bush administration declined to place Japan on the "Super 301 list" of "unfair traders" largely if not solely because the ruling Liberal...
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Asian Survey. 1987; 27123–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644597
Published: 01 January 1987
... Economist 1986 JAPAN IN 1986 A Landmark Year for the LDP Susan J. Pharr and Kishima Takako Nineteen eighty-six may long be remembered as a landmark year for Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). A stunning victory in the July 6 double election brought the party 304 seats, its largest majority...
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Asian Survey. 1980; 203257–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643743
Published: 01 March 1980
... Institute of Social Sciences 1978 10 Mainichi Shimbun, October 9, 1979, morning edition, p. 9. October 9 9 Mainichi Shimbun 1979 JAPAN'S 35TH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTION: THE LDP TOYS WITH A RETURN TO 1954 Hans H. Baerwald* AUTUMN IS SUPPOSED to be a season of sunshine and tranquility...
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Asian Survey. 1980; 208844–859 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643638
Published: 01 August 1980
...Taketsugu Tsurutani Copyright 1980 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 "Jiminto Sosai-sen" (LDP Presidential Election), Sande Mainichi, July 9, 1972, pp. 142-146. July 9 142 Sande Mainichi 1972 2 Robert Guillain, The Japanese Challenge (Philadelphia...
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Asian Survey. 1978; 183301–308 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2643222
Published: 01 March 1978
...Mitsuru Uchida; Hans H. Baerwald Copyright 1978 The Regents of the University of California THE HOUSE OF COUNCILLORS ELECTION IN JAPAN: THE LDP HANGS IN THERE Mitsuru Uchida and Hans H. Baerwald* JAPAN'S VOTING PUBLIC dutifully trooped to the polls on July 10, 1977 to participate in the...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 475727–748 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.5.727
Published: 01 October 2007
...Ko Mishima Prime Minister Koizumi succeeded in strengthening the prime minister's role in the LDP's policymaking, although he largely failed to undercut traditional bureaucratic strength. His success resulted not only from personal factors but also the structural changes occurring in LDP politics...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 56134–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.34
Published: 01 February 2016
...Robert J. Pekkanen; Saadia M. Pekkanen The year 2015 revolved around Prime Minister Abe Shinzō, who led his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to a resounding electoral victory in December 2014, thus opening the door for the LDP and its coalition partner Komeito to pass a major revision of Japan’s...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58143–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.43
Published: 01 February 2018
...Kent E. Calder Japanese domestic politics grew more volatile and complex in 2017, as LDP electoral reversals were followed by opposition fragmentation and then conservative consolidation. Foreign policy was dominated by the security challenge of North Korea, but also involved deepened relations...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 48197–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.97
Published: 01 February 2008
...Kristi Govella; Steven Vogel The ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) suffered a stunning defeat in the July 2007 upper house elections, creating an unprecedented situation in which the LDP-led coalition lost its majority in the upper house while retaining a two-thirds majority in the lower house...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 565879–904 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.5.879
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ken Victor Leonard Hijino In recent years, the Japanese conservatives’ dominance in local politics appears to be less of an asset, as traditional analyses claim, and more of a liability. This article argues that the LDP’s entrenched local party organizations have become a restraint on party...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 5561071–1092 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.6.1071
Published: 01 December 2015
...Frances McCall Rosenbluth; Kyohei Yamada Japan’s conservative Liberal Democratic Party swept both houses of parliament in December 2012 and July 2013 on a platform of Keynesian spending. Better known for fiscal stringency, the LDP “changed its spots” in part because 1994 electoral reforms force...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 473415–433 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.3.415
Published: 01 June 2007
...Dennis Patterson; Ko Maeda This article explores the impact of prime ministerial popularity on the changing electoral fortunes of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). We show that the popularity of the Japanese prime minister exerted a modest but definite impact on aggregate vote shares captured...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60147–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.47
Published: 01 February 2020
.... While Abe s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner emerged from Upper House elections with a majority of seats, they failed to secure the two-thirds super-majority needed to amend Japan s pacifist constitution. With preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olym- piad proceeding apace, Mother...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595844–869 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.844
Published: 01 October 2019
... Minister Shinzo Abe s Leadership of his First and Second Governments, Parliamentary Affairs 70:2 (2017): 400 29; Ellis S. Krauss and Robert J. Pekkanen, The Rise and Fall of Japan s LDP (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014); Satoshi Machidori, Shusho¯ Seiji no Seido Bunseki [Institutional Analysis...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
... Democratic Party (LDP) government has stabilized employment security for skilled workers while allowing expanded use of alternative workforces. It is widely predicted, however, that the conservatives will lose political power for managing socioeconomic crises under neoliberal globalization and find no way...