The Politics of Regional Policy in Japan
Localities Incorporated?
Richard J. Samuels

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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.

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