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Civic Engagement in Contemporary Japan

Henk Vinken

Civic Engagement in Contemporary Japan

Established and Emerging Repertoires

by Henk Vinken

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economic relations,
  • Sociology,
  • Social policy,
  • Social sciences,
  • Regional planning

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Henk Vinken, Yuko Nishimura, Bruce L. J. White, Masayuki Deguchi
    SeriesNonprofit and Civil Society Studies, An International Multidisciplinary Series
    ContributionsDeguchi, Masayuki, Nishimura, Yuko, White, Bruce L. J., SpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25560858M
    ISBN 109781441915030, 9781441915047


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