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Making Reconstruction Work: Civil Society and Information after War’s End
This article develops and tests a general framework for explaining variations in the extent of postwar reconstruction. Existing studies point to the importance of economic resources and a coherentExpand
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What Explains Low Female Political Representation? Evidence from Survey Experiments in Japan
Few democratic countries have lower rates of female political representation than Japan, making it an excellent place to seek clues for female underrepresentation. We were surprised to find, based onExpand
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Mars and Venus at Twilight: A Critical Investigation of Moralism, Age Effects, and Sex Differences
Analysts have long sought to understand whether women and men have different ethical orientations. Some researchers have argued that women and men consistently make fundamentally different ethicalExpand
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Civic Engagement in Postwar Japan: The Revival of a Defeated Society
Despite reduced incomes, diminished opportunities for education, and the psychological trauma of defeat, Japan experienced a rapid rise in civic engagement in the immediate aftermath of World War II.Expand
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Japanese Liberal Democratic Party Support and the Gender Gap: A New Approach
Scholars have argued that there is a broad gender gap in support for the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Japan. We uncover strong evidence that age, rather than gender, along with ruralExpand
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Civic Engagement in Postwar Japan: Preface
Varieties of Public Attitudes Towards Immigration: Evidence from Survey Experiments in Japan
Drawing on survey experiments in Japan, we dimensionalize attitudes towards immigration along cultural and economic lines as well as along a negative-positive continuum to capture natives'Expand
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Theoretical Framework: Participation and Partisan Politics
  • R. Kage
  • Political Science
  • 12 October 2017