The Politics of Oligarchy: Institutional Choice in Imperial Japan / Edition 1by J. Mark Ramseyer, Frances McCall Rosenbluth
This book examines the failure of the Meiji oligarchy to design institutions capable of protecting their hold on power in Japan.See more details below
This book examines the failure of the Meiji oligarchy to design institutions capable of protecting their hold on power in Japan.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)
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Table of Contents
List of tables and figure; Series editors' preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The collapse of oligarchy: failed attempts at cartel-maintenance; 3. Concession or facade: the Meiji constitution; 4. Electoral rules and party competition: the struggle for political survival; 5. The bureaucracy: who ruled whom?; 6. The courts: who monitored whom?; 7. The military: master of its own fate; 8. Financial politics; 9. Railroad politics; 10. Cotton politics; 11. Conclusion: institutions and political control; Notes; References; Index.
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