The Democratic Party of Japan in Power: Challenges and Failures

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When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in September 2009, Japanese citizens expected the imminent arrival of a new political era, characterized by a two-party system. However, in addition to the triple disasters of March 2011, the DPJ faced numerous difficulties arising from its controversial policies and massive party defections following the government's consumption tax hike legislation. The DPJ fell from power following a crushing defeat in the 2012 Lower House election, in which its seat total was ...

The Democratic Party of Japan in Power: Challenges and Failures 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138638709

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