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Corporatist Cabinets and the Emergence of the “1955 System,” 1955–1972

Brian Woodall

in Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter traces the evolution of Japan’s cabinet system in the first years of the “1955 System,” during which time a seniority system for cabinet ministers became established. Because Liberal ... More


Coalition Politics in Japan

Takako Hirose

in Coalition Politics and Democratic Consolidation in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198079392
eISBN:
9780199082735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079392.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Japan has had coalition governments since 1994, ending the long period of nearly four decades of single party (Liberal Democratic Party) majority government. Parties have not been stable since the ... More


Factionalism: Differing Interests

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

in An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Condorcet, Rousseau, and the American Founders saw factions as a threat to democracy. This chapter builds upon the idea of democratically-epistemically correct outcomes introduced in the previous ... More


Interest Group Innovation: How Different Target Audiences Affect Political Communication Goals

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter uses a case study approach to explore the political choice phase of the political communication cycle (PCC) over time. Focusing on interest groups and detailing the long history of these ... More


The Challenges of (Authoritarian) Party Survival after Democratization

Joy K. Langston

in Democratization and Authoritarian Party Survival: Mexico's PRI

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190628512
eISBN:
9780190628550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628512.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

After the defeat of the PRI’s presidential candidate in 2000, the party experienced several dangerous trends: politicians began to leave the party in greater numbers and the party continued to lose ... More


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