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Japan's Political Marketplace

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674472815

Publication Date: 03/25/1997

Short

272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 line illustrations, 33 tables

World

Mark Ramseyer and Frances McCall Rosenbluth show how rational-choice theory can be applied to Japanese politics. Using the concept of principal and agent,Ramseyerand Rosenbluth construct a persuasive account of political relationships in Japan. In doing so, they demonstrate that political considerations and institutional arrangements reign in what, to most of the world, looks like an independently powerful bureaucratic state.

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