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Japanese electoral behavior

Scott C. Flanagan

Japanese electoral behavior

social cleavages, social networks, and partisanship

by Scott C. Flanagan

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Published by Sage in London, Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Japan.,
    • Political parties -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 89-93.

      StatementScott C. Flanagan, Bradley M. Richardson.
      SeriesSage professional papers in contemporary political sociology ; no. 06-024
      ContributionsRichardson, Bradley M., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1692 .F55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4564815M
      ISBN 100803998759
      LC Control Number77079294

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      Hamden, Conn. Among these are levels of income, age group, ethnicity, religious affiliation or beliefs, urbanization, and region. The effects of quality-of-life on national elections. New Law May Not Live up to Expectations Thomas Japanese electoral behavior book In Japan replaced its old electoral system, the single nontransferable vote SNTVwith a new, mixed member system for the lower house of the Japanese Diet that combines plurality voting in single-member districts for seats with regional, closed-list proportional representation PR for the remaining seats. The district magnitudes in the majoritarian tier vary between one and six, dependent on, but not fully proportional to the population of each prefecture. This party is largely the creation of ex-LDP member Ichiro Ozawa, a strong advocate of plurality voting and the majoritarian politics he believes it will bring to Japan see his Blueprint for a New Japan.

      The second-ballot system, however, was not a German invention but was borrowed from Japanese electoral behavior book French, whose experience and ideas also influenced the authors of the Japanese electoral law. In the election, almost all parties continued to use completely open lists; exeptions were the LDP which used the "special frame" to give secure list spots to two LDP prefectural federations affected by the introduction of combined constituencies inReiwa Shinsengumi which used it to give secure list spots to two candidates with severe disabilities, and the minor "Labourers' Party for the liberation of labour". This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Perhaps the most important result of the LDP's temporary loss of power was the coalition government's reform of the election system, enacted in In this way, the power of personalities and parochialism could be most effectively minimized, party cohesion maximized and electoral fairness better ensured. Or rather will it appeal mostly to party members and sympathisers maintaining its ideological coherence?


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Japanese electoral behavior by Scott C. Flanagan Download PDF Ebook

The behavior of voters can be traced to the benefits or disadvantages to their quality of life that they perceive would be a consequence thereof.

Harlow, UK: Longman. The second-ballot system, however, was not a German invention but was borrowed from the French, whose Japanese electoral behavior book and ideas also influenced the authors of the Japanese electoral law. This was seen as unfairly helping the LDP.

Strict rules in Japan control such advertisements, and candidates are only allowed a few, government-financed commercials or television appearances. Thus, for example, elections will be held in to fill upper house seats; then Japanese electoral behavior bookthere will be another set of elections to fill the remaining upper house seats.

Thus, for example, in a three-member district with candidates A, B, C, D, and E running for election, the winners would be B with 52 Japanese electoral behavior book of the vote, C with 25 percent of the vote, and E with 10 percent of the vote.

Political geography, world-economy, nation-state and locality. Electoral Reform Inthe conservative Liberal Democratic Party LDP temporarily lost control of its Diet majority — hence losing control of the government — because some LDP members defected from the party and formed a new party.

This is the bulk of the issues addressed in this study. For an introductory explanation of the method see Michael S. CrossRef Google Scholar New York: Facts on File Inc.

The other major complaint was the malapportionment of constituencies. Motivations behind voting behaviour in South Africa. Dual candidacies are not allowed. Google Scholar Friedman, S. How does a proportional representation system work?

Rural areas had more representation in the Diet than their population would justify -- sometimes at a margin when compared to urban areas. Google Scholar Hagerty, M.

Candidates are allowed only one campaign car and a small number of posters and other printed material. The reforms were enacted by political elites in the context of divisions within the dominant party, changing patterns of party support, and party splits, in efforts to retain power while responding to charges of corruption, clientelism, and lack of accountability.

On such attempts under the Hatoyama Cabinet in and the Tanaka Cabinet in see ibid. In fact, it is likely that the heavy dose of first-past-the-post voting will exacerbate personalized politics, as the LDP and Shinshinto are both conservative parties with few policy differences.

A with 7 percent and D with 6 percent of the vote would not win seats. London: Longman. Incidentally, Italy, too, used the second ballot in single-member constituencies in the election of its Chamber of Deputies during much of the period betweenwhen it was unified, and According to a survey by Yomiuri Shimbun in Aprilalmost half of Japanese voters do not support any political parties due to political inefficiency.

In the Japanese plan -- like the mixed system used in Russia -- the plurality and PR list seats are completely separate and there is no party list compensation for the results of the single-member district races.

Parliamentary Affairs, 58 4— Google Scholar Magadla, S. It lost the majority of seats in andbut continued to rule without coalition partners with the support of independent Representatives. Since its publication insociologists and anthropologists as well as political scientists have considered Curtis's microanalysis of Japan's political system to be a vital historical document, offering insights into Japanese social behavior and political organization that are still relevant.

The effects of quality-of-life on national elections."Anyone interested in contemporary Japanese politics needs to read this book.

The Japanese Voter

Certainly, no student of Japanese party politics can afford not to read it. This volume illuminates Kōmeitō' s history, organization, electoral mobilization, and behavior in and out of power.

In the early Japanese electoral behavior book, Japanese reformers promised a political transformation: fewer pork-barrel projects, more accountability, and greater transparency.

Have these promises been realized? In the past twenty years, Japanese politics has undergone many dramatic changes.

Electoral reform altered the relationship between politicians and Japanese electoral behavior book, and Japan has steadily moved toward a. Essay: Comparing the Japanese and American Electoral Systems. Japan has a democratic system of government as does the United States.

The electoral system in Japan is different, however. The Diet. In Japan, representatives are elected to the national parliament, the Diet.Note: Citations are based on pdf standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.The Japanese edition of Curtis's download pdf study, Daigishi No Tanjo, a best-seller, is valued today as a classic and read and cited by journalists, politicians, and scholars alike.

This edition features a new introduction in which the author reflects on the reception of his book and on the changes in Japan's election process since its 42comusa.com: $Thereafter, and in direct ebook to this electoral reform, Japanese politicians began to refocus their electoral strategies "from pork for the district" (p.

) to "policies for the nation" (p. ). For Catalinac, was the tipping point at which this change became 42comusa.com: Hugo Dobson.