- Routledge contemporary Japan series ; 7
- Introduction : decentralization and the tension between global and local urban Japan / Carola Hein and Philippe Pelletier -- Local initiatives and the decentralization of planning power in Japan / Ishida Yorifusa -- Concentration and deconcentration in the context of the Tokyo capital region plan and recent cross-border networking concepts / Nakabayashi Itsuki -- Financial stress in the Japanese local public sector in the 1990s : situation, structural reasons, solutions / Alain Schebath -- Centralization, urban planning governance, and citizen participation in Japan / André Sorensen -- Machizukuri in Japan : a historical perspective on participatory community-building initiatives / Watanabe Shun-Ichi J. -- Whose Kyoto? : competing models of local autonomy and townscape in the old imperial capital / Christoph Brumann -- Conclusion : decentralization policies : questioning the Japanese model / Carola Hein and Philippe Pelletier.
- 0415326036 (hardback : alk. paper) and 020335849X (ebk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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