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  Social Democratic Party (Japan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The party became the largest political party in the general election of 1947, and a government was formed by Katayama Tetsu, forming a coalition with the Democratic Party of Japan, Occupation and another minor party.
However, the party was again split in 1960 because of internal conflicts, and the breakaway group (a part of the old Right Socialist Party of Japan, their most moderate faction) created the Democratic Socialist Party (Japan), though the Japan Socialist Party was preserved.
The coalition government of Morihiro Hosokawa was formed by anti-LDP liberals (the Japan Renewal Party and the Japan New Party, the Japanese Communist Party the Clean Government Party (Former), the Democratic Socialist Party, the New Frontier Party, the New Party Sakigake, and the JSP).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Social_Democratic_Party_(Japan)   (1327 words)

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List of political parties in the Dominican Republic
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 List of political parties in Japan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National parties with significant representations in the Houses of National Diet as of August 2004.
Other national parties and groups of independent MPs, represented in the Houses of National Diet as of August 2004.
Japan has other minor parties not represented in Parliament (which have never been represented before), mostly reformist, liberal, nationalist, socialist, and communist parties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_Japan   (438 words)

For the majority of the 1960s, the LDP (and Japan) were led by Eisaku_Sato, beginning with the hosting of the Olympics in Tokyo in 1964, and ending in 1972 with Japanese neutrality in the Vietnam_War and with the beginning of the Miracle_Economy.
The choice was formally that of a party convention composed of Diet members and local LDP figures, but in most cases, they merely approved the joint decision of the most powerful party leaders.
The LDP was the most "traditionally Japanese" of the political parties because it relied on a complex network of patron-client (''oyabun-kobun'') relationships on both national and local levels.
www.cashorclothes.com /Liberal_Democratic_Party_(Japan)   (2980 words)

 Prime Minister of Japan Online Research :: Information about Prime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Prime Minister of Japan (内闣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the English political nomenclature of the Head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet of Japan from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives of Japan to remain in office.
His position as president of the largest party involves negotiation with main party faction and coalition leaders, and legislation is usually initiated and reviewed by party committees rather than by the cabinet.
in-northcarolina.com /search/Prime_Minister_of_Japan.html   (703 words)

 List of political parties - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Election results for the parties can be found at List of election results[?] or among the external links at the end of the article.
Latvijas Socialdemokratiska Strandnieku Partija[?] (Socialdemocratic Labour Party of Latvia)
Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois/Letzeburger Socialistesch Arbeiterpartei[?] (Socialist Labour party of Luxembourg)
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/po/Political_parties_of_the_world.html   (1033 words)

 Political Parties and Democracy
Political Parties are one of the core institutions of democracy.
In contrast to authors of most previous works on political parties, which tend to focus exclusively on long-established Western democracies, the contributors to this volume cover many regions of the word.
As the authors show, political parties are now only one of many vehicles for the representation of interests, but they remain essential for recruiting leaders, structuring electoral choice, and organizing government.
www.stanford.edu /~ldiamond/bookPages/2001ppd.htm   (274 words)

 Democratic Party of Japan Did You Mean Democratic Party Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) was formed on April 27, 1998.
On September 24, 2003, the party formally merged with the small, centre-right Liberal Party led by Ichiro Ozawa?the move was largely considered to be done in preparation for the election on November 9, 2003.
Japan Socialist Party Group: the most left-leaning faction, created by more moderate members of the former Japan Socialist Party who felt the Social Democratic Party was too radical.
www.did-you-mean.com /Democratic_Party_03Japan04.html   (826 words)

 Political Parties Politics East Timor Paige Johnson Tan
In less institutionalized party systems, in contrast, parties rise and fall from election to election, roots in the population are often shallow, charismatic parties flourish, and party organizations and the legitimacy of parties are weak.
Parties with strong roots in society are also unlikely to disappear from one election to the next (they age), providing stability in expectations about the future political constellation as well.
Twelve parties attained seats in the Constituent Assembly via the proportional representation (PR) portion of the race (which was held for 75 of 88 seats), as did one party and one independent candidate competing in the district races (13 of 88 seats).
people.uncw.edu /tanp/polsocpartieset.html   (9416 words)

 University of Calgary: Calendar: Courses: Political Science
The influence of class and tribal structure; political parties; elections, the source and nature of ideologies; and economic and social policies.
Political development of modern and contemporary Japan, and Japan's diplomatic relations with its Asia-Pacific neighbours.
An examination of political parties and elections in both established and emerging democracies as a means of understanding the nature of political representation in modern representative democracies.
www.ucalgary.ca /pubs/calendar/current/what/courses/POLI.htm   (2374 words)

 JAPAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Japan from an Anthropological Perspective An analytical text divided into three sections: Geography and History, Culture and Society, and Contemporary Issues.
Japan Policy Research Institute (JPRI) "As of November 1997, JPRI has now released all publications prior to 1997.
Counseling and Support in Japan "A 'bi-lingual' page with its main aims are to give information on counseling, online support and mental health care available in Japan and to provide a forum where anyone experiencing emotional challenges can communicate their feelings and get support."
asnic.utexas.edu /asnic/countries/japan   (854 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Japan became a regional power that was able to defeat the forces of both China and Russia.
Japan maintains one of the world's largest fishing fleets and accounts for nearly 15% of the global catch.
Japan's huge government debt, which totals more than 160% of GDP, and the aging of the population are two major long-run problems.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/print/ja.html   (1477 words)

 List of Communist Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are, at present, a number of communist parties active in various countries across the world, and a number who used to be active.
The formation of communist parties in various countries was first initiated by the formation of the communist Third International by the Russian Bolsheviks.
Some Communist parties have names such as Socialist Party, Socialist Workers Party, Workers' Party, etc. The parties on this list are mostly those that were aligned with either Moscow or Beijing during the Cold War and their offshoots.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-Communist-Parties.htm   (1078 words)

 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
The New Party, a progressive version of the Christian Coalition involved in grassroots politics
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
Rainbow Party of the Macedonian minority in Greece
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1003 words)

 Governments on the WWW: Political Parties
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) [Socialdemocratic Party of Austria]
Srpska Stranka Republike Srpske [Serbian Party of the Serbian Republic]
Hrvatska Seljacka Stranka Bosne i Hercegovine (HSS BiH) [Croatian Peasants Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/parties.html   (2433 words)

 J-List side blog: Japanese postal politics, all about Japanese political parties, and stupid jokes in Japanese
Japan is a parliamentary democracy based on the government of the U.K., with a Prime Minister elected by the party that holds the most seats in the Diet.
The problem with Japan Post isn't how they deliver the mail, of course -- they're extremely polite and hardworking, and J-List wouldn't be able to function without the efforts of several post offices in our area.
Japan could also afford to shed a few thousand of the 24,000 post offices that dot the country -- it'd ridiculous how many I pass when driving around my town.
www.peterpayne.net /2005/09/japanese-postal-politics-all-about.html   (1272 words)

 Amazon.com: Japan's Postwar Party Politics: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An informative re-creation of the political environment in which party leaders interacted and significant insight into the decision-making process that logically followed.
SINCE THE END of World War II Japan has developed a democratic polity under its newly adopted Constitution and a set of rules and procedures that govern the interactions of political actors.
Kohno and was impressed by his berth of knowledge regarding political science in general.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0691015961?v=glance   (830 words)

 J-List side blog: On the inability of people living in Japan to fix their own cars, and days of the week in Japanese
For some reason, living in Japan robs a person of the ability to open the hood of their car.
Japan is in the middle of a "Maria Sharapova boom" thanks to her appearances on TV and in commercials for Panasonic ("Double okay!").
A Spokane man stopped this morning to help what appeared to be an injured woman, only to have her steal his SUV before leading police on a chase that ended with a crash into power poles in west Spokane County.
www.peterpayne.net /2005/09/on-inability-of-people-living-in-japan.html   (1961 words)

 Rich Democracies
He specifies similarities and differences in the structure and interplay of government, political parties, the mass media, industry, labor, professions, agriculture, churches, and voluntary associations.
It combines the perspectives of political economy (the interplay of markets and politics) and political sociology (the social bases of politics).
Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary, by Lynne Haney
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/9597.html   (936 words)

 Sudan on the Internet
A coalition of opposition parties with headquarters in Asmara, Eritrea.
The party was created by Hassan el-Turabi in July 200, after he was replaced as leader of the ruling National Congress party.
Has a discussion group, information on government, cabinet, political parties, history, trade organizations, the media, maps, statistics, educational institutions, banks, Sudan's embassies, hotels, music (with audio clips), directory of Sudanese, a list of discussion groups, dining customs and recipes, links to related sites.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/sudan.html   (8049 words)

 Political Parties, World Politics, International Politics, World's Political Parties, Political Parties Sites - 123world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Click on the respective alphabet to begin your search for a particular political party or scroll down to the appropriate section beginning with that alphabet.
We have made sincere efforts to list the links of all the political parties of the world on the net.
However, if you do not find the official site of the political parties you are looking for, then use the feedback link at the bottom of this page to apprise us of the same.
123world.com /politics   (228 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Media and Politics in Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you are interested in the tangled, corrupt world of the news media and their ties/relationships to the political parties in Japan, then this is the book for you!
"Media and Politics in Japan" is a textbook style collection of essays that were collected as a project for studying the news media in Japan, an entity infamously threaded with the government, to a point where it is difficult to separate them.
"Media and Politics in Japan" is not meant for casual readers, and is best used in context with a course on the subject.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0824817613   (460 words)

 Political Science > Programs
The Department of Political Science Offers a number of options for earning a minor in political science.
A 2.0 grade point average in political science is necessary for graduation.
Minors do not require that you work directly with the Political Science Advising Office, but we are available to enroll minors or answer any questions.
www.polisci.washington.edu /under/u_require_minor.html   (429 words)

 Governments on the WWW: Japan
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations in Geneva
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations in New York
Delegation of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/jp.html   (593 words)

 Political Science Internet Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
APSA: Political Methodology; American Political Science Association; Teaching Political Science; For Pol.
For catalog descriptions of WCSU Political Science Courses.
Political Science at sister campuses: ECSU; CCSU; SCSU
www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu /socialsci/polscres.html   (348 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Political parties and leaders
This entry includes a listing of significant political organizations and their leaders.
Conservative Party or PSC [Carlos HOLGUIN Sardi]; Liberal Party or PL [Horatio SERPA Uribe]; Patriotic Union or UP is a legal political party formed by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC and Colombian Communist Party or PCC [Jaime CAICEDO]; 19 of April Movement or M-19 [Antonio NAVARRO Wolff]
political party activity is organized along largely sectarian lines; numerous political groupings exist, consisting of individual political figures and followers motivated by religious, clan, and economic considerations
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2118.html   (3104 words)

 The History of Political Parties in Japan — www.greenwood.com
The History of Political Parties in Japan — www.greenwood.com
The History of Political Parties in Japan Political Issues of Modern Japan
Series Title: Japan Studies: Studies in Japanese History and Civilization
www.greenwood.com /books/bookdetail.asp?sku=U6997   (73 words)

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