Old Versus New
This book provides insights into the inner workings of Japanese politics by examining the political goals, behaviour, methods and practices of Japan’s most famous politician of the current era - Ozawa Ichiro. These aspects of Japanese politics are analysed within the conceptual framework of ‘old’...
To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge
The Role of the MAFF
Japan's Interventionist State gives a detailed examination of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and its role in promoting, protecting and preserving the regime of agricultural support and protection. This account is integral to the author's extended and multidimensional...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Written by the world’s leading expert in the field, this book examines the evolution of Japanese agricultural policy in the post-war period, focusing particularly from the 1970s onwards when both domestic and external pressures for reform began to intensify. The author explains how the MAFF has...
Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge
Agriculture is one of the most politically powerful sectors in Japanese national politics. This book provides the first comprehensive account of the political power of Japanese farmers. This definitive text analyses the organisational and electoral bais of farmers' political power, including the...
Published January 19th 2000 by Routledge