Publications

01.09.2014 | Publication

"Learning from the Nazis? How the Japanese constitution is being quietly undermined."

In summer 2013, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso suggested that Japan should learn methods of constitutional revision from the Nazis in 1930s…


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01.09.2014 | Publication

"Japan ist übrigens auch noch da" (Japan is still important)

Germany seems out of touch with Japan. High ranking federal representatives, including Merkel, and the German media seem to focus only little on Japan…


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01.08.2014 | Publication

"Rechtsruck in Japan? - Am Rundfunksender NHK zeigen sich die Konflikte der japanischen Gesellschaft" (Japan shifts to the right?)

Even though NHK is Japan’s publicly owned broadcaster, to this date it has maintained its independence from the government. This is increasingly…


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01.07.2014 | Publication

"PM Abe Overturns Japan’s Pacifist Postwar Order"

1 July 2014 will go down in history as a watershed in Japan’s postwar history, a twenty-first century "day of infamy" when Abe hijacked democracy by…


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01.01.2014 | Publication

"Geschichte der Sozialdemokratie in Japan" (History of Social Democracy in Japan)

In the course of the development of political ideologies in modern Japan, Social Democracy has been subject to many changesof minor relevance. What is…


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01.10.2013 | Publication

"Abenomics and Japan’s Growth Prospects"

Until 2012, Japan had suffered two decades of economic stagnation and deflation. Particularly frustrating to businesses was the rampant appreciation…


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01.01.2013 | Publication

"Wahlen in Japan 2012" (Japan Elections 2012 - growing frustration with the established parties)

In the Japanese elections of 2012 the governing Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) suffered major losses and has now become one of several medium-sized…


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01.11.2012 | Publication

"Die Gewerkschaften in Japan" (The Japanese Trade Unions)

The organisational sophistication of Japanese trade unions has been in notable decline since the 1960s. Especially the growing number of workers in…


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01.11.2012 | Publication

New leaders - old politics? Presidential elections of DPJ and LDP and their effect on Japanese politics

Prime Minister Noda was confirmed as chairman of governing party DPJ in September 2012, however he faces continuing resistance from parts of his own…


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01.05.2012 | Publication

Japanese translation of Statement by SPD-Troika: "Finding a way out of the crisis – growth and employment in Europe"

The economic and social costs of narrowly austerity-focused policy-making, i.e. of a singular focusing on budgetary discipline, are highly destructive…


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