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The strategies of influence : Japan's agricultural cooperatives (Nokyo) as a pressure group

Mulgan, Aurelia George


Nokyo, Japan’s mammoth farm organisation is the subject of this thesis. The focal point of interest is Nokyo’s role as a pressure group and the relationship between this and other aspects of its diverse activities. The approach is primarily empirical: the thesis seeks to elucidate Nokyo as an organisation functioning according to its own logic. This emerges as a compound of historical, legal, administrative, economic and political factors. At the same time, broader theoretical issues...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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