The conservative Liberal Democratic Party won overwhelming victories in the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016 elections in Japan. We discuss whether this reflected a rightward shift in the electorate, by examining how major parties and leaders are identified with particular ideological poles, and citizen-government distance on a range of issues.
- Liberal Democratic Party
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Sociology and Political Science