Green Politics In Japan

Green Politics In Japan

by Lam Peng-Er
     
 

An important comparative study of Japanese politics that reveals that green issues have yet to displace the traditional urban politics of post-industrial Japan. This is unlike the rise of green parties and politics in Europe. Unlike Europe, it seems that political values in Japan are still informed by the conservative values of hierarchy and deference.See more details below

Overview

An important comparative study of Japanese politics that reveals that green issues have yet to displace the traditional urban politics of post-industrial Japan. This is unlike the rise of green parties and politics in Europe. Unlike Europe, it seems that political values in Japan are still informed by the conservative values of hierarchy and deference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415199384
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/21/1999
Series:
Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Series editor's preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2The Liberal Democratic Party and urban political machines23
3The Liberal Democratic Party's quest for local policy-making party organization45
4The Japanese Communist Party: organization and resilience60
5Social movements and the Seikatsu Club78
6Origins of the Seikatsu Club96
7Seikatsu Club: ideology and organization109
8The Network Movement: a Japanese Green party?122
9The Seikatsu Club and NET: problems and prospects143
10Conclusion160
Notes167
Bibliography205
Interviews218
Index222

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