Osaka's Tokyo Problem*


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    The research reported in this paper was supported by a fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. We are particularly indebted to Professor Kamo Toshio, Faculty of Law, and Professor Taguchi Yoshiaki, Director of the Urban Documentation Center, at Osaka City University for their invaluable assistance during the course of our field research in Osaka and the Kansai region. We also wish to thank Harvey Molotch and John Walton for their comments on an earlier version of this paper.