- Hardcover: 257 pages
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2013 edition (July 25, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1137348518
- ISBN-13: 978-1137348517
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Japan Decides 2012: The Japanese General Election 2013th Edition
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The editors have assembled several distinguished political scientists to provide an exceptionally rigorous but highly readable account of the 2012 election and its implications. The coverage is comprehensive; the analysis incisive; the information revealing. A must for all who want to understand the direction in which Japanese politics is headed.
James L. Newell, Professor of Politics, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, University of Salford, UK
About the Author
Matthew Carlson, University of Vermont, USA Ray Christensen, Brigham Young University, USA Masahisa Endo, Waseda University, Japan Axel Klein, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany Paul Midford, Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) Aurelia George Mulgan, University of New South Wales, Australia Sherry Martin Murphy, Washington DC based political scientist Kuniaki Nemoto, Waseda University, Japan Benjamin Nyblade, University of British Columbia, Canada Kay Shimizu, Columbia University, USA Daniel M. Smith, Stanford University, USA Michael F. Thies, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA, USA Yves Tiberghien, University of British Columbia, Canada Robert J. Weiner, Naval Postgraduate School, USA Christian G. Winkler, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ), Japan Yuki Yanai, Department of Political Science at UCLA, a research associate at Waseda University, Japan
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Comprehensive domestic political breakdown of why Japan voted its opposition party out of power in 2012.