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The Politics of Japanese Defense : Managing Internal and External Pressures :  Managing Internal and External Pressures - Joseph P. Keddell

The Politics of Japanese Defense : Managing Internal and External Pressures

Managing Internal and External Pressures

Hardcover Published: 1993
ISBN: 9781563241291
Number Of Pages: 272
For Ages: 18 years old

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The ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan uses incremental changes to manage conflicting pressures over defence.This work focuses on the establishment of defence policy constraints through 1992. It discusses the various implications of using defence policy as a means of conflict management.

List of Tables and Figures
List of Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
An Approach to the Study of Defense Policy-making in Japanp. 3
Incrementalism and Japanese Defense Policyp. 4
Japan's Dependence on the U.S. Security Guaranteep. 8
Extended Liberal Democratic Party Dominancep. 12
Movement of Parties Toward the Political Centerp. 15
Ministry of Finance Constraints on Defensep. 18
The Structural Constraints of State Governancep. 21
The Establishment of Defense Constraintsp. 31
Ideological Polarization Over Defensep. 31
Pressures for Limits on Defensep. 41
Establishing Quantitative Constraintsp. 49
The National Defense Program Outlinep. 59
Japanese Defense Plans in the Late 1970sp. 65
Fiscal Restraint Versus U.S. Pressures for Greater Defense Effortsp. 78
The Shift to Greater Emphasis on Defense Budgetsp. 79
Changes in Opposition Party Stances on Defensep. 92
Challenges to Defense Constraintsp. 100
The Commitment to Attain Defense Plansp. 125
The Assault on the One Percent of GNP Ceilingp. 126
The Economic Dimensions of U.S.-Japan Defense Relationsp. 157
Technology and Security in Bilateral Relationsp. 160
Conclusionp. 170
Japan's Military Dependence on the United Statesp. 171
Liberal Democratic Party Dominancep. 180
The Opposition Parties and Defensep. 187
Ministry of Finance Constraints on Defense Budgetsp. 191
Structural Constraints on Defensep. 194
Japan's Future Security Optionsp. 198
Bibliographyp. 207
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9781563241291
ISBN-10: 1563241293
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.57

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