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Policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono, and Jun Iio


While studies of policy analysis in other countries have assessed their needs and integrated them into training programmes for professional policy analysts, Japanese studies have been very limited. Policy analysis in Japan brings together for the first time a detailed examination of the theory and practice of policy analysis systems in Japan, at different levels. As part of the successful International Library of Policy Analysis series, the book provides expert analysis to closely examine to what extent the Japanese government has succeeded in providing key policy actors with evidence-informed ... More

Keywords: policy analysis, Japan, policy process, policy instruction, research institution, government, non-governmental organisation, policy directions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781847429841
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yukio Adachi, editor
Kyoto University and Sangyo University

Sukehiro Hosono, editor
Chou University

Jun Iio, editor
National University of Ireland Galway

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Part One Styles and methods of policy analysis in Japan

Part Two Policy analysis in Japanese governments

Part Three Parties, interest groups and advocacy-based policy analysis

Part Four Future directions of policy analysis in Japan

Eighteen Conclusion

Yukio Adachi

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