By Carola Hein, Philippe Pelletier
Adding a brand new point of view to the present literature on decentralization in Japan, Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan, techniques the topic from an city stories and making plans strategy. The essays within the assortment current a cogent compilation of case experiences concentrating on the prior, current and way forward for decentralization in Japan. those comprise small scale improvement within the fields comparable to citizen participation (machizukuri), city shape and structure, catastrophe prevention and conservation of monuments.
The members recommend that new traits are rising after the bursting of Japan's monetary bubble and determine them within the context of the country's higher socio-political process. This in-depth research of the improvement open air of Japan presents a worthy addition to scholars of city, Asian and jap Studies.
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Cities, Autonomy, and Decentralization in Japan (Routledge Contemporary Japan Series) by Carola Hein, Philippe Pelletier