This week, we’re starting our retrospective on the career of Japan’s former Prime Minister, Abe Shinzo. We begin with a look at his family history and his career through one of the most tumultuous eras of Japan’s modern politics — the 1990s.
Harris, Tobias. The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan.
Reed, Steven R. The Evolution of Japan’s Party System: Politics and Policy in an Era of Institutional Change.
Reed, Steven R., Ethan Scheiner and Michael F. Thies. “The End of LDP Dominance and the Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan.’ Journal of Japanese Studies 38, No 2. (Summer, 2012).
Christensen, Ray. Ending the LDP Hegemony: Party Cooperation in Japan.