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Japan's Multilayered Democracy (New Studies in Modern Japan) by Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti,Nissim Otmazgin,Alon

By Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti,Nissim Otmazgin,Alon Levkowitz,Lionel Babicz,Wered Ben-Sade,Michal Daliot-Bul,Eyal Ben-Ari,Ofer Feldman,Ayala Klemperer-Markman,Kurt Radtke,Ben-Ami Shillony,J.A.A. Stockwin,Kiichi Tachibana

This e-book introduces a multilayered method of the learn of democracy, combining particular wisdom of Japan with theoretical insights from the literature on democratization. It examines varied elements of jap democracy—historical, institutional, and sociocultural—to supply a wide awake realizing of the character and perform of democracy, either in Japan and past. The book's chapters supply testimony to the dynamic nature and continuity of jap democracy and study its strengths and weaknesses.

The critical argument of this publication is that Japan’s democratization may be obvious as a multilayered event formed through the sluggish strategy of soaking up democratic rules, forming democratic associations, and practising democratic behaviors and rituals at a number of degrees of society. because the case of Japan indicates, democracy is neither a established formulation nor just a set of democratic legislation and associations, yet a continuing, sluggish process.

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