Prime Minister of Japan

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  • Australia And Japan Expressed Their Interest Of Signing A Defence Technology Cooperation Agreement

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    Australia and Japan expressed their interest in signing a defence technology cooperation agreement after Japanese Prime Minister Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ’s meeting during Abe’s visit to Australia in July (Prime Minister of Australia 2014). This is surprising for the international society as the Japanese constitution did not allow Japan to export its military technologies until the Japanese government’s recent change to Article 9 (Nye 2014). Even though the agreement is not signed

  • Japan 's Forced Constitution Causes Major Conflicts

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    constitution causes major conflicts that damage Japan’s Self Defense Force and its ability to aid its allies. The vague wording of the article questions the legitimacy of the Self Defense Force, and has been one of the biggest controversial subjects in Japan for decades. Many groups want to change the law, while others want to pass new laws to specify the boundaries of the 9th Article. Article nine is, depending on whom one asks, one of the most famous, or infamous part of the entire Japanese Constitution

  • Meiji Restoration And The Industrialization Of Japan

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    The 1868 Meiji Restoration ensued the state-led industrialization of Japan, adopting western practices to be comparable to other industrialized nations. Included in this endeavor was the adoption of imperialism in 1894, embarking on the aggressive expansion into Asian territories. Ultimately, the Japanese’s expansionist policies resulted in a series of Sino-Japanese wars that fostered war crimes against the Chinese and occupied territories. Many of these crimes involved forcing women into becoming

  • Yasukuni Issue Summary

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    Japanese Prime Minister Junichi Koizumi brought relations between China and Japan to a standstill with his annual visits to Yasukuni Shrine. John Breen’s edited volume, Yasukuni, the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan’s Past (2008) explores this political break, and fills a gap in the literature with balanced debate. His text is a timely contribution, which not only debates Koizumi’s Yasukuni issue, but also highlights the challenges facing the incoming Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, by bringing to

  • An Evaluation Of A Company At This Time

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    like to introduce the current economic, politics, and the social conditions in Japan to help the company to decide whether or not it should invest money in this country. This information is crucial in business because all these three factors mentioned above play a significant role for private businesses to be successful in certain countries. Therefore, I would like to start this advisement with the economic situation in Japan since this is the most important of all three. Initially, for investor companies

  • The Japanese Political System

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    From the Meiji Restoration era, democratization efforts were undertaken to modernize Japan. A bicameral system of legislature as well as local, though unelected assemblies were created in the image of the Prussian model (Haddad, 2012, p. 50) and a Constitution placing absolute power with the monarch was formed. Although the main intention of the oligarchs behind the Constitution was to have the national Diet as an advisory body, they "created a series of 'transcendental cabinets' which answered to

  • Gender Roles in Japan Essay

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    plastered everywhere, allowing for the upmost passive subjection. If we look deeper into this image of woman, can we tell if this picture is complete? How do these women painted in representative images far in the modern world? The ideal woman in Japan is expected to be both a good wife, and a wise mother. Though these seem like reasonable expectations, there is a much deeper meaning to them that has shown signs of being outdated. During the 1800’s and 1900’s, women were subjected to society’s vision

  • The On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women

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    analyze the current Japanese situation by using various literatures, not only works of feminist scholars such as Petchesky (1985) and Norgen (2001), but also works of cultural anthropologist scholars such as Burnlund (1989). As Okin argues, even though Japan has a different cultural background from other developed countries, especially Western countries, cultural exception should not be adopted (1998, p.38). I agree on her argument, therefore, I do not intend to discuss that the conclusion of CEDAW ignores

  • The Political Structure Of The Japanese Political System In Japan

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    Although the Japanese government is similar to the US government, the imperial roots create a different governmental structure that creates different displays of power. It is said in The Nihon Shoki, one of the oldest books of Japanese history, that Japan was founded by Emperor Jimmu in 660 BC. The Japanese Emperor was the sovereign ruler of the country until the Emperor's rule began to end in the mid 12th century. The Japanese government shifted from imperial rule to shogunate rule after the Genpei

  • Shinzo Abe Research Paper

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    was a key military leader and served as Japan’s prime minister from 1957 to 1960. His paternal grandfather served in the Japan’s House of Representatives, and his father also served in the house of representative and was the country’s foreign minister from 1982 to 1986. Hailing from a high-profile political family, Shinzo Abe followed his family’s footsteps and became Japan’s youngest post-war prime minister and is currently prime minister of Japan. Abe studied political science at the University

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