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SPECIAL REPORTS

Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for "Political Science > Comparative Politics"

Japan's New Face

Japan is experiencing economic and political shocks that are shaking its foundations. Will the long-entrenched bureacracy move quickly enough to satisfy the public's demand for more consumerism and democracy?

Introduction
After decades of continuous prosperity and stability, Japan is experiencing a series of economic and political shocks that are shaking its ...

Inside Out and Upside Down Politics
Political life was reversed when the ruling LDP was replaced by a mixed coalition of reform-oriented smaller parties. ...

Japan Inc. at the Crossroads
The outlook for Japan's economy and multinational corporations looks promising through the end of the decade. ...

A Relationship in Transition
Developing interdependent democratic societies on both sides of the Pacific will bring about a new era of positive U.S.-Japan relations. ...

A Relationship in Transition
Developing interdependent democratic societies on both sides of the Pacific will bring about a new era of positive U.S.-Japan relations. ...

Japan: What Worries Asia
As a new government in Japan tries to navigate international waters, it continues to come across legacies from the past involving the rest ...

Is True Democracy Possible?
Compared to other industrialized countries, Japan has a high degree of equality with limited government interference. ...

New Destiny, Part I
How will Japan adjust to the new political and economic realities of the post-Cold War world? What will be the impact of new trends like ...

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