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Japanese Prefectures and Policymaking

Steven R. Reed - Political Science - 1986 - 208 pages
In this book, Steven R. Reed argues that studying only central administrations and national-level politics yields a picture of greater rigidity than actually exists in modern ...
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Japan Decides 2014: The Japanese General Election

Robert J. Pekkanen, Ethan Scheiner, Steven R. Reed - Political Science - 2016 - 291 pages
Collecting original and high-quality analysis by top scholars from Japan, the United States, Australia, and Europe, this volume analyzes the results of the 2014 election ...
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Inside the Japanese System: Readings on Contemporary Society and Political ...

Daniel I. Okimoto, Thomas P. Rohlen - Business & Economics - 1988 - 286 pages
Among the world's great industrial states, Japan is the newest, most dynamic, and most distinctive. Whether viewed as a model, a partner, or a threat, no country is more ...
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Asad of Syria: The Struggle for the Middle East

Patrick Seale, Maureen McConville - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 552 pages
Traces the life and political career of President Asad, discusses his role in the history of Syria, and shares his vision of the future of the region.
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Term Limits and Legislative Representation

John M. Carey - Political Science - 1998 - 234 pages
This 1996 book tests the central arguments made by both supporters and opponents of legislative term limits.
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The New Chinese Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities After the 16th ...

Ramon H. Myers - History - 2004 - 256 pages
This volume presents a concise history of how China's Communist Party (CCP) selected a new generation of leaders in late 2002 and why the individuals, in their late 40s and 50s ...
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Russia's Politics of Uncertainty

Mary McAuley - History - 1997 - 351 pages
Explores the political reactions of elites and society in the Russian Federation after the collapse of communist party rule and the break-up of the USSR.
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Post-Communist Democratization: Political Discourses Across Thirteen Countries

John S. Dryzek, Leslie Holmes - Political Science - 2002 - 300 pages
This book examines the way democracy is thought about and lived by people in the post-communist world.
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