Japan's Multilayered Democracy

Sigal Ben-Rafael. Galanti (Editor), Nissim Otmazgin (Editor), Alon Levkowitz (Editor)

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This book unveils the layers of Japan's democracy, and the essays suggest a widening of disciplinary perspectives. The editors employ an assortment of disciplines-history, anthropology, sociology, political science, law, and cultural studies-to explore the complex interrelationships between history, institutions, and sociocultural practices.

Original languageAmerican English
Place of PublicationLanham
PublisherLexington Books
Number of pages274
ISBN (Electronic)9781498502238
ISBN (Print)1-4985-0224-5
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameNew studies of modern Japan

Bibliographical note

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Democracy -- Japan -- History
  • Political participation -- Japan -- History
  • Political culture -- Japan -- History
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-
  • Electronic books


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