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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 22 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 November 1962
... tōseki roku” (“A Record of the Party Affiliations of Members of the House of Representatives from the First to the Ninety-second Diets”), compiled by the Shūgiin Jimukyoku (Tokyo, 1957). 5 See the unpubl. diss. (Harvard, 1954) by Hackett Roger F. , “Yamagata Aritomo: A Political...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 764–767.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Šumit Ganguly Hungry Nation: Food, Famine, and the Making of Modern India . By Benjamin Robert Siegel . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . 280 pp. ISBN: 9781108441964 (paper). Gandhi's Search for the Perfect Diet: Eating with the World in Mind . By Nico Slate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 February 1961
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (4): 475–487.
Published: 01 August 1959
...Joyce Chapman Lebra Abstract Of major significance both to the political history of the Meiji period and to the career of Ōkuma Shigenobu was the series of events known as the 1881 political crisis. This upheaval involved principally the problems of establishing a national parliament or Diet...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 343–356.
Published: 01 May 1956
... entering into the action of the play, but more often serving as a persistent critic of both actors and audience. This stern and durable individual was Ozaki Yukio (1858-1954), whose death at the age of ninety-five removed the oldest veteran of the Japanese Diet, and closed the career of a man who might...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1946) 5 (2): 189–199.
Published: 01 February 1946
... is already very great in proportion to the amount of fertile land potentially available, and is increasing rapidly. The average diet on Java now contains a very low proportion of certain of the essential food-substances called amino-acids, which are most abundant in proteins of animal origin. It is possible...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 881–893.
Published: 01 November 2018
... information disclosure practices that revealed a culture of deception aimed at avoiding government accountability. These included a cover-up at the Defense Ministry regarding a Peace Keeping Operation (PKO) in South Sudan that violated legal constraints imposed by the Diet, and revelations about doctored data...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 777–804.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., cartographies, health regimes, and moral codes. Sex workers were active participants in this process, but their personal testimonies show how their lives defied categorization. When the Diet finally intervened with the 1956 Prostitution Prevention Law, it was merely the culmination of a long process involving...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (4): 707–719.
Published: 01 August 1979
... comprehensive economic controls on Japan and suppressed the free market system. Its intervention was especially repressive on the international plane. Prior to mobilization for the Pacific War, Japan had never had a planned or controlled economy. As the occupation drew to a close, SCAP authorized the Diet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 1977
.... BAERWALD. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1974. 155 pp. Bibliography, Index. $8.95 This is a brief, highly readable account of Japan's parliament at a time when the Liberal Democratic Party seemed destined to rule for half an eternity, and the Diet appeared little more than a rubber stamp. Baerwald's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 February 1996
... D R E W FRASER, R. H . P. MASON, and PHILIP MITCHELL. London and New York: Routledge, 1995. vii, 279 pp. Anyone who has used the records of the Imperial Japanese Diet and knows what a treasure-trove of information they are on prewar Japan will immediately recognize BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 167...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 726–728.
Published: 01 August 2013
... uses rich and wide-ranging statistical data to delineate the significant changes in the Japanese diet from 1900 to the present, attentive to the ways Japan's foods have been sourced locally and internationally. Recent studies have profiled the ways in which food enters national discourse as cuisine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 February 1972
..., the privy council, the House of Peers, and the genro, or elder statesmen. Japanese experience with national elections dated back to 1890, when a diet with an elected House of Representatives was established under the constitution of 1889. The suffrage at the outset was decidedly restricted, enfranchising...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 February 1988
..., and the operation of the Diet (or, as he forcefully argues it should be called, the "National Assembly There is no pretense to offer a more sophisticated treatment of the Japanese political system or its dynamics, but Baerwald does explain some of the major and most baffling issues of the day-to-day political round...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 1977
.... BAERWALD. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1974. 155 pp. Bibliography, Index. $8.95 This is a brief, highly readable account of Japan's parliament at a time when the Liberal Democratic Party seemed destined to rule for half an eternity, and the Diet appeared little more than a rubber stamp. Baerwald's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 247–249.
Published: 01 February 2011
... between businessmen and government bureaucrats in the formal meetings of advisory bodies and Diet committees, and he takes pains to defend his approach against claims that “the ‘real’ decision-making process” took place “behind closed doors” (p. x). He presents examples of disagreement and prolonged...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 February 1998
... arenas and layers ofJapanese politics: inter-elite (e.g., business, bureaucratic, and political party leaders), intra-elite (e.g., LDP factions), and center-periphery (e.g., Diet members and their electoral constituencies). Richardson finds constant tension between conflict and fragmentation on the one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1457–1459.
Published: 01 November 2008
... that she describes as “homogeneous” and “multicultural” (pp. 7, 9–10). The opening chapter considers the impact of the opening of Japan to the West and the Meiji government's policy of “civilization and enlightenment” on the Japanese diet. First, the emperor, empress, and government officials learned...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of the Diet to go along. In the background was the traditional bugaboo of Japanese political theory kokutai, or "national polity." The key issue became: Where was sovereignty (sbuken)? Diet members wanted to be assured that kokutai, i.e., the Emperor's status, had not changed. The Americans insisted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (3): 603–606.
Published: 01 May 1980
...) to maintain control over "their" House of Representatives and (unsuccessfully) to regain the influence they had lost by 1932. The constitutional position of the Lower House of the Diet as Japan's sole national assembly of elected representatives, the control of that House by party men, and the alliance...