Regime shift : comparative dynamics of the Japanese political economy /

The Liberal Democratic Party, which dominated postwar Japan, lost power in the early 1990s. During that same period, Japan's once stellar economy suffered stagnation and collapse. Now a well-known commentator on contemporary Japan traces the political dynamics of the country to determine the re...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Pempel, T. J., 1942-
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 1998.
Series:Cornell studies in political economy.
Table of Contents:
  • Long continuities, radical shifts
  • Patterns of political economy: a range of regimes
  • Japan in the 1960s: conservative politics and economic growth
  • From chaos to cohesion: formation of the conservative regime
  • Transition and breakdown: an era of reconfigurations
  • Japan in the 1990s: fragmented politics and economic turmoil
  • Between adjustment and unraveling: protection and erosion of the old regime
  • Regimes in a changing world economy.