Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction : dissimulation, enigma, formalist, prismatic society to bilayer theory 2. The bilayer theory 3. Japanese politics in bilayer perspective 4. The history of IPRC politics : 1890-1993 5. The origin and nature of the bilayer structure 6. The core of Japanese democracy 7. Conclusion : summary and implications.