Contested Governance in Japan: Sites and Issues
Glenn D. Hook
Routledge, Aug 11, 2005 - History - 268 pages
Contested Governance in Japan extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it. This volume discusses the contested nature of governance in Japan and the ways in which a range of actors are involved in different sites and issues of governance at home, in the region and the globe. It includes chapters on global governance, local policy-making, democracy, environmental governance, the Japanese financial system, corruption, the family and corporate governance.
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Part 1 Sites of governance
1 Global governance the G78 summit and Japan
2 Japans role in emerging East Asian governance
3 Governance democracy and the political economy of the Japanese state
4 Local governance
5 Governance globalization and the Japanese nancial system
6 Koizumis robust policy
Part II Issues of governance
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actors Asahi Shimbun ASEAN ASEAN plus Three Asia Available on-line banks bureaucratic capital cent centre coalition companies competition contested corporate governance corruption crises crisis democracy domestic East Asian election employees employment Environment financial market financial system foreign FTAs gender global governance governance in Japan government’s governors groups homeless household economy management housekeeping books immigration industry institutions issues Japanese financial system Japanese government Japanese political Keidanren keiretsu Keizai Koizumi Koizumi Junichiro Korean Kyoto Protocol labour livelihood protection major Ministry Nagano negotiations neo-liberal NGOs Nihon Nikkeijin norms Okinawa organizations Osaka overstayers pension policymakers political economy politicians Prime Minister problem promote referenda referendum reform regime regional residents restructuring result role sector shelter Shimbun social South Korea structures system of governance Tanaka Tokushima city Tokyo trade University Press welfare women yes yes