Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election

June 11, 2018|
Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election by Robert J. Pekkanen
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This third volume in theJapan Decidesseries remains the premier venue for scholarly research on Japanese elections. Putting a spotlight on the 2017 general election, the contributors discuss the election results, party politics, coalition politics with Komeito, the cabinet, constitutional revision, new opposition parties, and Abenomics. Additionally, the volume looks at campaigning, public opinion, media, gender issues and representation, North Korea and security issues, inequality, immigration and cabinet scandals. With a topical focus and timely coverage of the latest dramatic changes in Japanese politics, the volume will appeal to researchers and policy experts alike, and will also make a welcome addition to courses on Japanese politics, comparative politics and electoral politics. 

Robert J. Pekkanen is Professor at the University of Washington, USA.  He has published nine books on politics, most recently co-editingThe Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems(2018), as well as articles in theAmerican Political Science Review,theBritish Journal of Political ScienceandComparative Political Studies.Steven R. Reed is Pro...
Title:Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election
Product dimensions:351 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:351 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:June 11, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319764740

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