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Does electoral competition affect politicians' trade policy preferences? Evidence from Japan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Public Choice. Dec2015, Vol. 165 Issue 3/4, p239-261. 23p.

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Abstract: This study examines the effect of electoral competition on politicians' trade policy preferences using candidate observations from the House of Representatives in Japan's 2012 general election. The study clarifies the effects of constituency size and t...

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The Effects of Election Proximity on Participatory Shirking: The Staggered-Term Chamber as a Laboratory.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Legislative Studies Quarterly. Nov2015, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p599-625. 28p.

Abstract: This study discusses a downside of electoral pressure. As elections approach, legislators reduce their effort in legislative activities, albeit while increasing their efficiency. To show this, we propose a new, natural experimental design exploiting st...

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Elections Update.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Political Intelligence Briefing; 1/19/2015, p31-44, 14p

Abstract: The article offers elections news brief. Presidential and parliamentary elections were intended to be held in Tunisia in 2013, but the schedule was moved to 2014. Parliamentary elections were held in Dominica in December 2014 made up of 32 seats was th...

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Inferring Strategic Voting.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Economic Review; Apr2013, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p624-662, 39p, 4 Diagrams, 9 Charts, 1 Graph

Abstract: Copyright of American Economic Review is the property of American Economic Association and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may ...

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Internet Aggregators Constructing the Political Right Wing in Japan

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy & Open Government, Vol 5, Iss 1 (2013)

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Abstract: The Matome Saito are edited popular topic threads of the Ni-Channel anonymous bulletin board. The information on the Matome Saito is efficiently and concisely edited for those who do not usually access the vast Ni-Channel forum. This paper overviews th...

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Understanding audience affiliation in response to political speeches in Japan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Language & Dialogue; 2012, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p375-397, 23p, 3 Charts

Abstract: Copyright of Language & Dialogue is the property of John Benjamins Publishing Co. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print...

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The political scene.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Country Report. Japan; Jan2010, Issue 1, p10-12, 3p

Abstract: The article presents an overview of the political developments in Japan. The country's ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) has majority seats in the House of Representatives, but lacks one seat in the House of Councilors, which has a veto in majorit...

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ROCK OF SISYPHUS OR ROAD TO REFORM?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Democracy; Jul94, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p101-106, 6p

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Abstract: The author examines the controversy behind the electoral-reform legislation in Japan in 1993. The advantage for reform dwelt in the decision of the country's parliament to change the archaic and unrepresentative system of electing members of the Lower ...

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Leadership Recruitment Patterns in the Japanese House of Representatives: General Elections 1-30, 1890-1963.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Political Science Review; Apr88, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p119-130, 12p, 1 Chart, 1 Graph

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Abstract: Copyright of International Political Science Review is the property of Sage Publications, Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, us...

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Election communications and image politics in Japan.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Communication (0305-4233); Sep1980, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p245-250, 6p

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Abstract: An essay is presented on the image of the politics and election communication in Japan. It mentions the 32nd National Election in Japan for the House of Representatives in December 1969, which brings Japanese election to a new phase. It adds that the 1...

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