This week: how did Abe Shinzo get back into the PM’s office, why did he not fall flat on his face once again once he did, and what are some of the distinguishing features of his policies? We’re covering everything from LDP internal elections to macroeconomic policy to social conservatism, so buckle up — this is gonna be a fun one.
Harris, Tobias. The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan.
Koide, Reiko. “Critical New Stage in Japan’s Textbook Controversy.” The Asia Pacific Journal 12, No 1 (March, 2014).