Japan - References

Asia Now, April 17, 2000, vol. 155, no. 15.

Bowen, Roger W. Japan's Dysfunctional Democracy: The Liberal Democratic Party and Structural Corruption. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2003.

"Japan's PM Survives No-Confidence Vote." BBC News, July 30, 2002.

"Japan Urges North Korea Not to Escalate Tensions." Reuters, May 15, 2003.

Kadoya, Tamawa, "Bank Bailout Pressures Japan's Koizumi." Reuters, May 18, 2003.

"Koizumi Joins Russia in North Korea Concern." BBC News, January 10, 2003.

"Koizumi Marks Third Year in Office with Little to Show on Promised Reforms." Agence France Presse, April 23,2003.

Mulgan, Aurelia George. Japan's Failed Revolution: Koizumi and the Politics of Economic Reform. Canberra, Australia: Asia Pacific Press, 2003.

Prime Minister's Office, http://www.kantei.go.jp . (April 23, 2003).

"Profile of Foreign Minister Mori Yoshiro." Liberal Democratic Party, http://www.jimin.otr.jp/english/e-staff/mori-yo.html (June 2000).

Schaefer, Gary, "Koizumi Wins Support for Military Boost." Associated Press, May 15, 2003.

Profile researched and written by Robert W. Compton, Western Kentucky University (6/2000); updated by Edith Mirante (5/2003).

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