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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 (2016) 56 (5): 879–904.
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...
Asian Survey (2015) 55 (6): 1071–1092.
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...
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (1): 41–53.
Published: 01 February 2011
... an investment in the long-term health of its democracy. © 2011 By the Regents of the University of California Japan DPJ LDP Kan Naoto Futenma Asian Survey, Vol. 51, Number 1, pp. 41 53. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights...
Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 40–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of the University of California Hatoyama DPJ LDP election U.S.-Japan alliance DAVID ARASE Japan in 2009 A Historic Election Year ABSTRACT The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) defeated the Liberal Democratic Party in a lower house election, ending its 54-year reign. The DPJ began bold steps to democratize...
Asian Survey (2006) 46 (3): 362–380.
Published: 01 June 2006
... new electoral system for the lower house. © 2006 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2006 Japan LDP electoral reform campaigns mixed-member electoral systems ELECTORAL REFORM AND THE EVOLUTION OF INFORMAL NORMS IN JAPAN Matthew M. Carlson Abstract...