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Politics of Regional Policy in Japan, The: Localities Incorporated?
Published by Princeton University Press
This is the first major study of politics and public administration in Japan to balance the prevailing view of the regional policy process from above with a view from below. Developing a comparative framework for understanding the place of localities in policy making, he demonstrates that relations among localities in Japan are much more important than previously supposed Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
*FrontMatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. vii*Figures, pg. ix*Tables, pg. xi*Acknowledgments, pg. xiii*Preface, pg. xvii*Chapter One. One. Extralocal Linkages and the Comparative Study of Local Politics and Policy, pg. 3*Chapter Two. The View from Above: Legal-Formal Intergovernmental Linkages, pg. 37*Chapter Three. The View from Below: Patterns of Intergovernmental Communication, pg. 83*Chapter Four. The View from Above: Regionalization Schemes, pg. 123*Chapter Five. The View from Below: The Politics of Regional Policy in Tokyo Bay, pg. 161*Chapter Six. Public Policy, the Periphery, and Comparative Politics, pg. 241*Appendices, pg. 261*Index, pg. 283
Reviewer: Paul Doolan
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