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November 18, 2008

Risk Communication in Relation to Food

How should the government respond to public anxiety about the safety of food? The process by which the British Food ...

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November 12, 2008

[Eyes of Wise] The Soseki Connection: Edwin McClellan, Friedrich Hayek, and Jun Eto

Renowned Japanese novelist Soseki Natsume, who witnessed Japan's rapid modernization starting in the late nineteenth century, depicted the lives of ...

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November 05, 2008

The Bureaucratic Role and Party Governance (Symposium Report 3)

The first two sessions of the symposium discussed the relationship between legislators and bureaucrats and party governance issues. Panelists including ...

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October 28, 2008

Political Reform of the Japanese System of Government (Symposium Report 2)

In Japan's parliamentary cabinet system, the expected relationship between the ruling political parties and the cabinet is distorted, as are ...

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October 21, 2008

A Comparison of Parliamentary Politics in Japan and Britain (Symposium Report 1)

On the surface, the British and Japanese parliamentary systems are similar, but a closer examination reveals many differences between them. ...

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October 14, 2008

Yukina

Yukina is a rare vegetable with a distinct flavor and texture made by transplanting turnip stalks at the end of ...

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October 14, 2008

The Tokyo Foundation Initiates Partnership with Acumen Fund

Established in 2001 in New York, Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to the ...

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October 07, 2008

The Pros and Cons of Japan's Rice Acreage-Reduction Policy

Food security cannot be achieved without farmland. Yet the policy of trimming rice production by reducing rice acreage, which aims ...

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October 01, 2008

The Virtual Center for Advanced Studies in Institution

Institutional research is becoming increasingly important to both scholarly development and effective policy analysis. A group of researchers of the ...

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September 30, 2008

Asakusa Nori

Nori is an indispensable element of any sushi meal. At first glance, the black sheets of dried seaweed may look ...

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