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Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan : Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

By: Takenaka, Harukata.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asi: Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9780804790741.Subject(s): Democracy -- Japan -- History -- 20th century | Japan -- Politics and government -- 1912-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan : Breakdown of a Hybrid RegimeDDC classification: 320.952/09043 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan presents a compelling case study on change in political regimes through its exploration of Japan's transition to democracy. Within a broad-ranging examination of Japan's ""semi-democratic"" political system from 1918 to 1932, when political parties tended to dominate the government, the book analyzes in detail why this system collapsed in 1932 and discusses the implications of the failure.By reference to comparable cases-prewar Argentina, prewar Germany, postwar Brazil, and 1980s Thailand-Harukata Takenaka reveals that the factors responsible for the brea
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Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan presents a compelling case study on change in political regimes through its exploration of Japan's transition to democracy. Within a broad-ranging examination of Japan's ""semi-democratic"" political system from 1918 to 1932, when political parties tended to dominate the government, the book analyzes in detail why this system collapsed in 1932 and discusses the implications of the failure.By reference to comparable cases-prewar Argentina, prewar Germany, postwar Brazil, and 1980s Thailand-Harukata Takenaka reveals that the factors responsible for the brea

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Harukata Takenaka is a Professor, at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan.

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