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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 317–334.
Published: 01 May 1952
...John E. Turner Abstract The period of Japan's greatest promise, the hopeful 1920's when dim flashes of political liberalism were sometimes discernible, was also the “golden era” of the Kenseikai . The picture of those eventful years would be incomplete if the image of this political party, both...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Edward G. Griffin Abstract Universal suffrage was enacted into law in Japan in 1925 under a coalition government formed the previous year by the two major parties, Kenseikai and Seiyūkai. The law abolished an existing tax qualification for voting, expanding the electorate from three million...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 335–337.
Published: 01 May 1952
... of Kenseikai .was weakened by its "commitment to a mystical nationalism." But nationalism is not Mr. Turner's main concern. He is rather interested in the relationship between the political party, in this case the Kenseikai, and the political context in which it developed. The burden of the argument...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 29 (1): 170–171.
Published: 01 November 1969
.... The result is a work notable for precision of language, economy of phrase and aptness of illustration. Good, telling, colorful phrases are liberally sprinkled throughout. To take just one gem, the quality of the uneasy relationship between the Kenseikai and the prickly, irritatingly righteous yet monetarily...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 29 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 November 1969
..., economy of phrase and aptness of illustration. Good, telling, colorful phrases are liberally sprinkled throughout. To take just one gem, the quality of the uneasy relationship between the Kenseikai and the prickly, irritatingly righteous yet monetarily indispensable Kat5 Komei is neatly and indelibly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 August 1985
.... The choice of Nagai is excellent, for he personified the ambiguities inherent in the reformists. A scholar-turned-politician, he shared the suspicions of fellow intellectuals about party politics, while rising within an established party, the Kenseikai (later Minseito), to become a cabinet minister three...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 August 1988
... that if cultivated properly could provide a more orderly framework for conflict resolution. This assumption, he says, also lay beneath the social reformism of the Kenseikai-Minseito. In contrast to the conventional wisdom holding that Japan's political parties lacked fundamental ideological distinctiveness, Garon...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 685–686.
Published: 01 May 1971
... of its members in the diet sought to repeal) barring women from such associations. This is a good book. In what could only be unredeemed reviewmanship for the foreign observer, I could take the customary note of some apparent typographical errors: Kenseikai for Kenseito on page 18, and the reverse...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 February 1982
..., foreign minister in the Kenseikai-dominated cabinets of Kato Komei (Takaaki) and Wakatsuki Reijiro. Yet in reality, Tanaka found that the alternatives open to him were limited. The three military expeditions to Shantung were perhaps the only instances showing Tanaka's departure from Shidehara's approach...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 42 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 November 1982
... Democracy than the actions of labor's militant minority. Unfortunately, Large offers only minimal coverage of the efforts of the Home Ministry and the Kenseikai/Minseito to adopt a series of protective labor legislation and policies. Last, mention should be made of the work's bold use of comparative history...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 42 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 November 1982
... that Sodomei's cooperation with sympathetic governmental authorities and established parties did more to advance Social Democracy than the actions of labor's militant minority. Unfortunately, Large offers only minimal coverage of the efforts of the Home Ministry and the Kenseikai/Minseito to adopt a series...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 August 1985
... of the Kenseikai/Minseito's sizable faction of "young politicians" mainly journalists, lawyers, and academics who repeatedly pressed party elders for expanded suffrage and labor legislation. More could have also been done to distinguish the Nagai-type reformists from the socialists. Nagai may have wished...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 May 1971
... only be unredeemed reviewmanship for the foreign observer, I could take the customary note of some apparent typographical errors: Kenseikai for Kenseito on page 18, and the reverse on page 388. There are scattered bursts of abstract jargonizing which don't contribute much to the exposition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 1003–1012.
Published: 01 August 1972
..., Kenseikai and Seiyukai. In this particular case, the non-party identified loyalty differently, more with the culturalethnic group. Modernization may enhance this identification with nationalism through mass media and mass organization. elements in politics, such as the privy council, the House of Peers...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (4): 372–377.
Published: 01 August 1951
... Government Structure; ROBERT S. SCHWANTES, Harvard University: Christianity versus Science: A Conflict of Ideas in Meiji Japan; MARIUS JANSEN, University of Washington: Oi Kentaro (1843-1922): Radicalism and Chauvinism; JOHN E. TURNER, University of Minnesota: The Kenseikai: Leader versus the "Party Liberal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 653–666.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., affirmatively, “retrenchment” or “reconstruction” and pejoratively, the “negative” or “passive” policy and was championed by the Kenseikai (later Minseitō) party. The positive policy was more nationally oriented; the retrenchment policy was oriented toward U.S. and British financial circles, while from...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1948) 7 (3): 268–296.
Published: 01 May 1948
.... Teener, David R., The peace of Portsmouth in American public opinion. Univ. of Kansas. Tsunoda, Ryusaku (F), Translations of accounts of Japan in Chinese dynastic histories (ready for publication). Columbia. Turner, John E., Kenseikai policy, 1913-27: history and interpretation (M.A Minnesota. Wald...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 477–497.
Published: 01 May 1972
...), and Kiyose Ichiro.26 Some prominent members of the two major political parties such as Uzawa Somei (Seiyukai) and Shimada Saburo (Kenseikai)27 also gave their support. In the House of Peers the bestknown supporters were Watanabe Noboru and Sakatani Yoshio, the former a famous criminal lawyer and the latter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 November 1984
... of the fact that rural landowners paid the highest national tax, which was based on land ownership. In the cities, large businessmen were best able to express themselves at the polls. Hence the two major parties, the Seiyukai and the Kenseikai, responded primarily to landowning interests in the countryside...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 1992
... fractious party movement seem to have held the same doubts about the legitimacy of one another's undertakings. Indeed, as the impulse of "imperial democracy" matured from a political movement to a political structure in the Taisho and Showa eras (Gordon 1991:13-25), such a view led Nagai, a Kenseikai Diet...