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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (3): 532–557.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Hidehiro Yamamoto The political reforms that have been going on since the 1990s have drastically changed the face of politics in Japan. The most significant of these reforms was the change of government, which brought an end, albeit only once, to the long-standing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (6): 1172–1193.
Published: 03 December 2020
... and the notion that political reform does not have to accompany economic reform. On those areas that do not represent an imminent threat to the regime, such as economics and law in general, the fifth amendment is purposely vague, to give the regime flexibility in policymaking. © 2020 by The Regents...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (5): 844–869.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of the second Abe administration in 2012. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Japan prime minister parliamentary system National Security Council political reform HARUKATA TAKENAKA Expansion of the Prime Minister s Power in the Japanese Parliamentary System Transformation...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 1136–1159.
Published: 01 December 2018
... colonialism FATA intra-ethnic conflict political reform HARRISON AKINS Mashar versus Kashar in Pakistan s FATA Intra-tribal Conflict and the Obstacles to Reform ABSTRACT In 2016, Pakistan introduced a five-year plan to repeal the Frontier Crimes Regulation of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (3): 471–491.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the island's subversive role as an agent of democratization on the mainland. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 China Taiwan Studies nationalism legitimacy political reform HARDINA OHLENDORF The Taiwan Dilemma in Chinese Nationalism Taiwan Studies in the People s Republic...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (4): 703–727.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 political reform civil service reform administrative reform cabinet political leadership KO MISHIMA A Missing Piece in Japan s Political Reform The Stalemate of Reform of the Bureaucratic Personnel System ABSTRACT Since 2006...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 28–41.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and calling for political reform. However, the leadership is trapped in the politics of power succession; uncertainty is widespread. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California 2012 Asian Survey, Vol. 52, Number 1, pp. 28 41. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2012 by the Regents...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (5): 859–887.
Published: 01 October 2010
... to integrate religious policy with its systemic socioeconomic and political reforms. © 2010 By the Regents of the University of California state-religion relations religious policy political reform democratization Chinese politics JAMES W. TONG The New Religious Policy in China Catching up...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (4): 603–625.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of the conflict between the so-called “rebels” and “assassins” is likely to affect its electoral fortunes in the next lower house election. © 2008 by The Regents of the University of California. 2008 Japanese politics Liberal Democratic Party 2005 election campaign finance political reform JAPAN S...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (6): 872–893.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kitti Prasirtsuk Political reform and the Asian financial crisis set the pretexts for the Thai political crisis. The financial crisis spawned certain big businesses that survived the economic downturn, while the 1997 Constitution eased their ability to make political inroads. In the end, Thaksin's...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (5): 727–748.
Published: 01 October 2007
... strength. His success resulted not only from personal factors but also the structural changes occurring in LDP politics since the 1990s. Keywords: prime minister, political leadership, political reform, electoral reform, bureaucracy On September 26, 2006, Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro stepped down. He...
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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...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (4): 632–651.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Margarita Estévez-Abe This article argues that the political drama surrounding Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro is a direct result of the political reforms implemented in Japan during the last decade. The new rules of the game have produced a structural force pushing Japan to resemble a Westminster...