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Politics and public opinion in Japan.

Robert A. Scalapino

Politics and public opinion in Japan.

by Robert A. Scalapino

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Published by Foreign Policy Association in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- Japan,
    • Public opinion -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesForeign policy reports,, v. 27, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD410 .F65 vol. 27, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p.
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL28582M
      LC Control Numbersd 51000026
      OCLC/WorldCa6385396

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      Each chapter talks about different aspects of Japanese politics. At first, I borrowed and read a chapter of this book to finish my assignment, but I ended up buying a copy because I like the content. Recommended for: IR/political science/public policy students, Japanese aficionado, and people who have interests in politics/5(2). methods of getting issues on the political agenda as well as keeping them off the agenda. Political ideology and special interests, the mass media, and pub-lic opinion all play roles in problem identification. Agenda Setting “Agenda setting,” that is, deciding what is to be decided, is the first critical step in the policymaking process.

        This article is adapted from Nakano Koichi, “Political Dynamics of Contemporary Japanese Nationalism” in Jeff Kingston, ed., Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered (Routledge, ). Bibliography. Cabinet Office of Japan (various years). Gaiko in kansuru Yoron Chosa (Public Opinion Survey concerning Diplomacy). 21 hours ago  “It was an author’s dream,” Mr. Meacham said. Mr. Biden was especially struck by an image in the book of a Ku Klux Klan march in Washington, which he connected to the white.


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