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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 9. Hong Kong People want universal suffrage. “Raise the umbrella, support it together.” Photograph by the author. More
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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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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 594–595.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Carol C. Chin Gender, Politics, and Democracy: Women's Suffrage in China . By Louise Edwards . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2008 . xii , 334 pp. $60.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 Considering the heightened...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 477–497.
Published: 01 May 1972
... home rule by creating a colonial legislature. The Popular Party ( Minshūto , 1927–1931) and the League for the Attainment of Local Autonomy ( Taiwan Chihōjichi Kisei Dōmei , 1930–1937) supported the liberalization of local autonomy by demanding suffrage, irrespective of race. All resorted to racial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 805–834.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Political Rights ( fujin sanseiken kakutoku kisei dômeikai ), which was established in 1924 and later renamed the League of Women's Suffrage ( fusen kakutoku dômei ). Although they demanded political power within the existing system, they hardly formed a unified voice. Furthermore, the voice of each one...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 14 (1): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 1954
... afraid of a sudden extension of suffrage,” and the Nichi-nichi was also unenthusiastic. REVIEW ARTICLE FROM HATOYAMA TO HATOYAMA MARIUS B. JANSEN* University of Washington Taisho seiji shi iofUn^. (A political history of the Taisho" period). By SHINOBU SEISABURO fi?c»i=8l5. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo". Vol...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1944) 3 (3): 222–236.
Published: 01 May 1944
... objectives of the socialists was to abolish the tax qualifications in the election law and get universal manhood suffrage. Kotoku was one of those who organized in 1901 the short-lived Social-Democratic party, which at the same time that it eschewed violence, demanded universal suffrage.23...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 738–739.
Published: 01 August 1996
... that the authors have not told the whole story. Why did Japan adopt universal [male] suffrage? Ramseyer's and Rosenbluth's explanation is that the 1918 rice riots turned into antigovernmental riots and forced the nation's leaders to consider universal suffrage seriously (pp. 380 81). So why did six years go...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 739–740.
Published: 01 August 1996
... and Rosenbluth explanation for doing so: "Government leaders must placate large swatches of their own population or they will not retain power" (p. 5). But ignoring the foreign dimension means that the authors have not told the whole story. Why did Japan adopt universal [male] suffrage? Ramseyer's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 May 1971
... to increase political mobilization without further diffusion of power. Matsuo Takayoshi analyzes the movement for universal suffrage from 1918 to 1920, both within and outside the political parties, delineating the divergent attitudes in organized labor, and the differences between labor and middle-class...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 August 1985
... times. Between 1920 and 1930, Nagai lobbied vigorously for universal suffrage and defended Foreign Minister Shidehara's cooperative diplomacy with China and the Anglo-American powers; yet by the late 1930s, he was urging the creation of a single mass party and enthusiastically supporting Japanese...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 317–334.
Published: 01 May 1952
... of manhood suffrage. Shimada's intermittent absences from the party conclaves exhibited his dissatisfaction with the leadership of the organization. 21 “Constitutional Government in Japan,” Transactions and Proceedings of the Japan Society of London, 1931–2 , 35. See also Senzoku R...
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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 (2016) 75 (3): 673–702.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Figure 9. Hong Kong People want universal suffrage. “Raise the umbrella, support it together.” Photograph by the author. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1022–1024.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to haunt contemporary politics in the United States. In chapter 2 Cruz uses the backdrop of the suffrage movements of the 1930s to argue that notions of femininity in Philippine history shifted according to changing nationalist narratives, from Maria Clara (the popular character of Jose Rizal's classic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of the people of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) support further democratization, with 65 percent favoring a clear timetable for the commencement of elections based on equal suffrage. This book is about their quest for democracy and Beijing's blockage of it. Canadian political scientist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1120–1121.
Published: 01 November 1995
... views, especially when matters even remotely related to Islam were concerned, are anything but "radical." Sir Abdul Karim Ghuznavi seems to personify this group, although Khwaja Nazimuddin and the elder members of the Suhrawardy clan are not far behind. One case cited in this connection is suffrage...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 1003–1012.
Published: 01 August 1972
... office and income. The outcome was a trumped-up charge of high treason and death in prison. While acknowledging the injustice, the Confucian elite tradition insisted on commitment, even absolute obedience, to the ruler as the indispensable requisite The Universal Suffrage Issue in Japanese Politics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1118–1120.
Published: 01 November 1995
... Abdul Karim Ghuznavi seems to personify this group, although Khwaja Nazimuddin and the elder members of the Suhrawardy clan are not far behind. One case cited in this connection is suffrage for women; even when women's suffrage was provided for in the Government of India Act of 1935, the diehards...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (4): 925–927.
Published: 01 November 1987
..., Ishibashi grew increasingly discouraged that universal manhood suffrage was not drawing the political system closer to the democratic ideal. He became known for his economic expertise and assumed formal advisory positions in the wartime government. After the war, Ishibashi served as finance minister...