Japan's Economic Aid

Policy Making and Politics

By Alan Rix

© 2011 – Routledge

304 pages

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About the Book

Japan’s arrival since World War Two as a major industrial nation has meant that she has had to bear a greater share of the developed world’s contribution to the developing nations and foreign aid has become an integral part of foreign policy. This book describes the roots of Japan’s aid policy and shows that this side of her international economic policy is based largely on domestic conditions, structures and forces. To understand the pattern of Japanese aid as it stands today, it is important to appreciate the complexities of the Japanese decision-making process. This book clearly explains the patterns of Japanese aid policy-making.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Aid Ideas and Aid Structures 1. Foreign Aid and the Ministries 2. ‘Scrap and Build’: The Origins of JICA Part 2: The Domestic Politics of Foreign Aid 3.Aid and the Governmental Process 4. Ministries and the Policy Process 5. Budgeting for Foreign Aid Part 3: The Politics of Aid Relationships 6. Projects, Surveys and Consultants 7. Managing Bilateral Relations 8. Policy at Work: The Cycle of Aid

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Routledge Library Editions: Japan

Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS035000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General
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REFERENCE / General