9780415364980

Contested Governance in Japan: Sites and Issues

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    9780415364980

  • ISBN10:

    0415364981

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2005-06-07
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This book extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations ix
Notes on contributors xi
Preface and acknowledgements xv
Note on the text xvii
List of abbreviations xix
Glossary xxiii
Introduction Contested governance in Japan: modes, sites and issues 1(14)
GLENN D. HOOK
PART I Sites of governance 15(116)
1 Global governance, the G7/8 summit and Japan
17(19)
HUGO DOBSON
2 Japan's role in emerging East Asian governance: regional and national implications
36(18)
GLENN D. HOOK
3 Governance, democracy and the political economy of the Japanese state
54(17)
J.A.A. STOCKWIN
4 Local governance: the role of referenda and the rise of independent governors
71(19)
LAM PENG ER
5 Governance, globalization and the Japanese financial system: resistance or restructuring?
90(21)
PHILIP G. CERNY
6 Koizumi's 'robust policy': governance, the Japanese welfare employment regime and comparative gender studies
111(22)
OSAWA MARI
PART II Issues of governance 131(122)
7 Japan and global environmental governance
133(19)
MIRANDA A. SCHREURS
8 Governance, Asian migrants and the role of civil society
152(22)
HATSUSE RYUHEI
9 Corruption and governance in Japan
174(18)
J. BABB
10 Whose problem? Japan's homeless people as an issue of local and central governance
192(19)
TOM GILL
11 The political economy of Japanese 'corporate governance': a metaphor for capitalist rationalization
211(22)
HASEGAWA HARUKIYO
12 Governance through the family: the political function of the domestic in Japan
233(20)
TAKEDA HIROKO
Index 253

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