POL307H1: Japanese Politics


The politics, political economy, and international relations of Japan. The role of political parties, the bureaucracy, and private actors; economic development and stagnation; relations with the USA and regional neighbors. Contemporary challenges facing Japan, including energy policy and climate change, contributions to the liberal order, and response to geopolitical challenges.

1.0 POL 200-level credit
POL380H1 (Topics in International Politics: Japanese Politics), offered in Winter 2020 and Winter 2021
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