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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Adam P. Liff Japan’s leaders began 2020 with grand ambitions to make it a historic year. Tokyo was set to welcome the world for the Summer Olympics, Japan’s first since 1964, and Abe Shinzō, the powerful prime minister, planned to realize his party’s 65-year-old dream: revising Japan’s never...
Asian Survey (2020) 60 (5): 882–904.
Published: 09 October 2020
... minimalist in nature. This new modesty is due to the necessity to win over other parties and voters, but it is also an attempt to cement rather than to change the LDP-made status quo. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Japan politics LDP constitutional amendment Abe...
Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 47–60.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Brian Woodall In 2019, Japanese Prime Minister Abe grappled with domestic dilemmas and diplomatic strains, highlighted by inflamed relations with South Korea. The economy continued to grow slowly, the depopulation bomb continued ticking, and demands for gender equality grew louder. The year also...
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Brian Woodall New and old domestic issues challenged the Abe government, while “Trump shocks” rattled Japan’s foreign relations. Domestically, Abenomics produced mixed results, the depopulation bomb continued ticking, and Abe’s reelection presaged a possible attempt at constitutional amendment...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (4): 607–634.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Trevor Incerti; Phillip Y. Lipscy Under what we call Abenergynomics, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō has used energy policy to support the growth objectives of Abenomics, even when the associated policies are publicly unpopular, opposed by utility companies, or harmful to the environment. We...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... expanded the legality of collective self-defense; second, the likely collapse of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); and third, the election of Donald Trump. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Abe collective security structural reform Trump Trans-Pacific Partnership...