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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 910–932.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Willy Jou; Masahisa Endo; Yoshihiko Takenaka The conservative Liberal Democratic Party won overwhelming victories in the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016 elections in Japan. We discuss whether this reflected a rightward shift in the electorate, by examining how major parties and leaders are identified...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 933–955.
Published: 01 October 2017
... interparty competition and the functioning of a two-party system. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Japanese politics political corruption scandals Liberal Democratic Party nuclear accidents MATTHEW CARLSON Policy Failure Scandals as Political Scandals in Japan...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 34–46.
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 (2015) 55 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 February 2015
... in his chosen course of “proactive pacifism.” © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Japan “proactive pacifism ” security policy international relations election party politics Liberal Democratic Party ROBERT J . PEKKANEN AND SAADIA M. PEKKANEN Japan in 2014 All...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (5): 888–907.
Published: 01 October 2010
... opposition parties helped bring about victory. ©© 2010 By the Regents of the University of California Japan elections Liberal Democratic Party Democratic Party of Japan one-party dominance Asian Survey, Vol. 50, Number 5, pp. 888 907. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2010 by the...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 107–119.
Published: 01 February 2009
...David Arase Events in 2008 suggest that the Koizumi era is over and the Liberal Democratic Party will lose the lower house election that must be called before its current term expires in September 2009. The Democratic Party of Japan became the favorite to win the election and laid out the new...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (4): 603–625.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Matthew Carlson This article argues that the use of campaign finance regulations and electoral rules by political parties significantly shaped the results of the 2005 general election and the battle over postal privatization in Japan. How the Liberal Democratic Party responds to the reverberations...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (3): 415–433.
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 (2006) 46 (4): 497–516.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Ray Christensen Japan's Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro has attempted to reform both Japan's economy and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Despite his party's landslide victory in the 2005 election, Koizumi's political reforms are unlikely to have a lasting impact on either party or electoral...