The Prime Minister, the Cabinet, and the Central Agencies



To examine the role of the Japanese Prime Minister is to examine the exercise of central political power. Who runs Japan? The answer varies with time, events, and personalities, but without doubt, the central figure since World War II and before has been the Prime Minister, and the central instrument has been the Cabinet.


Prime Minister Liberal Democratic Party Central Agency Workforce Plan Coordination Agency 
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© Charles F. Bingman 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Government and Business AdministrationThe George Washington UniversityUSA

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