POLSCI 356 - Government and Politics of Japan
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
POLSCI 140 or upperclass standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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An analysis of Japan's postwar political development. The course focuses on parliamentary dominance by the Liberal Democratic Party, the underpinnings of economic growth vs. slowdown, and foreign relations with Asia and the U.S.

POLSCI 356 - Government and Politics of Japan
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 9780300076646
Japanese democracy : power, coordination, and performance, Author: Bradley Richardson, Publisher: Yale Univ. Press 1997
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780801474903
Securing Japan : Tokyo's grand strategy and the future of East Asia, Author: Richard J. Samuels., Publisher: Cornell University Press 2008
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780801485299
Regime shift : comparative dynamics of the Japanese political economy, Author: [with a new preface] T.J. Pempel., Publisher: Cornell University Press 2000
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780804714235
Inside the Japanese System : readings on contemporary society and political economy, Author: Daniel I. Okimoto [Hrsg.]., Publisher: Stanford Univ. Pr. 1989
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9781931368148
Political Change in Japan Electoral Behavior, Party Realignment, and the Koizumi Reforms., Publisher: Asia Pacific Research Inst for 2008
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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