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Overview of Japanese Politics

Overview of Japanese Politics
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In this video, Phillip Lipscy, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, explains the fundamentals of Japanese politics, serving as a base for future understanding of Japan's political dynamics.

The accompanying discussion guide helps students better understand Japan's parliamentary system and elections and how a constitutional monarchy operates. In addition, the differences between the "1955 system" and changes since 1993 are explored.

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