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Who rules Japan? Popular participation in the Japanese legal process

Lawson, Carol


The dramatic growth of the Japanese economy in the postwar period, and its meltdown in the 1990s, has attracted sustained interest in the power dynamics underlying the management of Japan’s administrative state. Scholars and commentators have long debated over who wields power in Japan, asking the fundamental question: who really governs Japan? This important volume revisits this question by turning its attention to the regulation and design of the Japanese legal system. With essays covering...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter


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