Japanese and Russian Politics (Innbundet)

Polar Opposites or Something in Common?

Serie: The New Middle Ages 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: The New Middle Ages
ISBN/EAN: 9781137488442
Omtale Japanese and Russian Politics
This volume offers a comparative analysis of Japanese and Russian politics in the 2010s, examining both domestic dimensions and foreign policy. A bi-national collaborative effort, the volume is structured to offer perspectives on each country from both Russian and Japanese scholars. An introduction by Takashi Inoguchi gives a historical overview of the two countries' paths to development as 'late comers' vis-a-vis the West in the late nineteenth century. The analysis that follows reveals that Japan and Russia have come to acquire genuinely striking contrasting features: frequent leadership change despite extraordinary societal stability and continuity in Japan and infrequent leadership change despite extraordinary ups and downs in Russia.

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