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Kenji E. Kushida, MA, PhD

Takahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies, Shorenstein APARC

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June 25th, 2014

Fukushima: Japan’s political leadership helped save country from worst-case disaster, Stanford researcher says

Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford, Japan Studies Program News

Kenji Kushida, the Takahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies at FSI’s Shorenstein APARC, argues Japan’s political leadership under Prime Minister Naoto Kan and the Democratic Party of Japan was beneficial, giving direction at a critical time, and when the government lacked capacity and systems of emergency planning. Read more »



May 28th, 2014

Stanford scholars publish wide array of literature on contemporary Asia

Shorenstein APARC News

FSI's Shorenstein APARC faculty and scholars have published a variety of publications in early 2014, covering topics from the Japanese fiscal condition to disability policy in North Korea. Read more »



February 21st, 2014

Syncretism: The Politics of Economic Restructuring and System Reform in Japan

Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program Announcement

A new book from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, coedited by Kenji E. Kushida, Kay Shimizu, and Jean C. Oi is now available. Read more »



September 4th, 2013

Containment of Fukushima Leaks Poses Massive Challenges

Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News

In an interview with PBS NewsHour on September 3, Kenji Kushida speaks about the Japanese government's latest efforts to contain the leaking of radioactive water from Fukushima and the possible political fallout for Japan's ruling party.




August 16th, 2013

New Shorenstein APARC book analyzes the rise, policies, and fall of Japan's DPJ

Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program Announcement

Japan under the DPJ endeavors to explain the DPJ's rapid rise to power in 2009, examines the limited policy change that occured while the party was in power, and analyzes what led to the party's dramatic fall in 2012. Read more »




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