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Contested governance in Japan: sites and issues

Author: Hook, Glenn D. Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies RoutledgeCurzon Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 263 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415364981Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


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

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