Patrick Köllner

The LDP at 50: The Rise, Power Resources, and Perspectives of Japan’s Dominant Party

GIGA Working Paper, No. 08, September 2005

Abstract
Japan’s ruling party is a prime example of a dominant party. While dominant parties in other democracies around the world have lost their grip on power or have even disappeared altogether, the LDP is still going strong. What explains the success of the party? How did the LDP acquire its dominant position and how did it manage to cling to it? In an attempt to answer these questions, this paper discusses the rise, the power (re-)sources and the perspectives of Japan’s dominant party.

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Prof. Dr. Patrick Köllner

Vizepräsident
Direktor des GIGA Instituts für Asien-Studien

Prof. Dr. Patrick Köllner ist Vizepräsident des German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Direktor des GIGA Instituts für Asien-Studien und Professor für Politikwissenschaft an der Universität Hamburg. Sein aktuelles Forschungsinteresse gilt vor allem Think Tanks in Asien, australischer und neuseeländischer Politik gegenüber China sowie vergleichenden Regionalstudien.

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Patrick Köllner

Australia’s and New Zealand’s South Pacific Diplomacy: Seeking to Balance China’s Regional Engagement

in: Robert G. Patman / Patrick Köllner / Balazs Kiglics (eds.), Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific: Ideas, Interests, Institutions, Issues, Singapore: Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming

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