3. State-Space Relations in Transition: Urban and Regional Policy in Japan

  1. Bae-Gyoon Park1,
  2. Richard Child Hill2 and
  3. Asato Saito PhD3
  1. Asato Saito PhD

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346657.ch3

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States

How to Cite

Saito, A. (2011) State-Space Relations in Transition: Urban and Regional Policy in Japan, in Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States (eds B.-G. Park, R. C. Hill and A. Saito), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444346657.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    College of Education at Seoul National University, Korea

  2. 2

    Michigan State University, USA

  3. 3

    University of Singapore, Singapore

Author Information

  1. University of Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192804

Online ISBN: 9781444346657

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Keywords:

  • urban and regional policy in Japan, state-space relations in transition;
  • tackling economic, social imbalance, challenging governments;
  • industrial, metropolitan, and agricultural periphery regions;
  • Tokyo-Yokohama “one point convergence” or “Tokyo problem”;
  • state-space restructuring;
  • state ideology, interests of the state above that of the individual;
  • resolution of regional disparities of “growth ideology”;
  • CNDP;
  • new direction in urban and regional policy;
  • decentralization of regional planning, refocusing of Tokyo, simultaneously

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • State-Space Restructuring

  • Developmental State

  • Urban and Regional Policy

  • Challenge to the Developmental State

  • New Direction in Urban and Regional Policy

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • References