By Philippe Pelletier,Carola Hein
Adding a brand new point of view to the present literature on decentralization in Japan, Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan, methods the topic from an city reports and making plans technique. The essays within the assortment current a cogent compilation of case experiences concentrating on the earlier, current and way forward for decentralization in Japan. those comprise small scale improvement within the fields equivalent to citizen participation (machizukuri), city shape and structure, catastrophe prevention and conservation of monuments.
The individuals recommend that new developments are rising after the bursting of Japan's monetary bubble and investigate them within the context of the country's greater socio-political method. This in-depth research of the advance outdoor of Japan offers a necessary addition to scholars of city, Asian and eastern Studies.
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