Demographic transition and transformation of regulation and law in Japan
This dissertation argues that Japan's rapid and dramatic demographic transition is having a transformative effect on regulation and law. It argues that the myriad social and economic challenges associated with demographic transition are a catalyst for collaborative forms of governance - that is, governance that employs indirect and pluralist regulation to supervise and co-opt an otherwise autonomous non-state sector. It contends that Japan's tradition of legal pluralism, which blends formal and...[Show more]
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