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Making foreign aid policy in Japan

Rix, Alan


This thesis examines the hypothesis that Japan's aid policy was subject to serious organisational constraints, which prevented a positive response in the 1970s to criticism of her programs. It is a study of the Japanese bureaucratic process, for policy-making was dominated by procedures and, at the same time, it assesses ideas about policy-making in Japan. In analysing foreign aid, it adopts a "policy area" approach to test how a policy is defined within government. Chapters 1 to 3...[Show more]

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Date published: 1978
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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