The Abe Restoration
The title of this book is a play on the Meiji Restoration, the term commonly used to describe the period of the sudden opening up of Japan to the modern world in the nineteenth century, and the dramatic political, economic, social and strategic transformation of Japan that followed, from an isolated feudal backwater to a...
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Shinzo Abe’s return to power in 2012 was a rare event in Japanese politics, having stepped down from his previous term in 2007 after a series of government scandals and poor economic performance. Presenting a credible economic policy was therefore essential to Abe’s remarkable political comeback. The...
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Japanese foreign and defense policy under the LDP government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is accelerating the overall shift in Japan’s post-Cold War strategic direction. From a Cold War strategy of anti-Soviet “Northern” defense, Japanese strategy is increasingly moving towards a “southwest” approach, to potentially deter China, particularly following the increase in...
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After three years back in office, and possibly nearly three more to go, Abe has been fairly successful so far in his first two restorations—he has restored the political dominance of the LDP, and initially boosted the economy—although the “third arrow” of Abenomics is proving the most difficult to implement, and most controversial aspect of Abenomics, which may only be...
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Craig Mark is an assistant professor at the School of Information Environment at Tokyo Denki University, Japan. He has previously been a lecturer in politics and international relations at Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, Macquarie University, and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
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